The fair takes place from June 14 to 17 at the Central Square, Bonifacio High Street
The prosecutors tell the Sandiganbayan's 6th Division that suspending Davao del Norte 2nd District Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr from office would prevent him from intimidating witnesses and committing acts of malfeasance
Sugar prices are now at almost P3,000 per 50-kilogram bag, prompting the government to import to stabilize prices
La Viña has now been appointed to 3 different government entities – Social Security System, Department of Tourism, and now Department of Agriculture
(UPDATED) Lifting rice import quotas means cheaper rice for consumers, but may hurt Filipino farmers if they can't compete with their counterparts in countries like Vietnam
'Fisherfolk are the reason why we as consumers, both locally and abroad, are able to satisfy our appetite for tuna and all kinds of seafood. It’s time that we finally give considerable attention to them. '
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) data reveals loans extended toward agriculture and agrarian reform are nowhere near what the law mandates
The fire in Sitio Palanan, Barangay Basra, reaches 5th alarm, and burns to the ground some 200 houses
The Philippine Statistics Authority reports that crops and livestock production slowed down, while fisheries fell to negative territory
(UPDATED) Some 4.7 million metric tons of rice is produced between January to March of this year, up 6.8% from the same period last year. Corn production is at 2.5 million metric tons, gaining some 4.2% year-on-year.
The proposed amount is more than twice the average allocation, and could be the agency's largest budget if approved
Department of Agriculture-Cagayan Valley topped regional offices in budget utilization for 2017, says Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol
The Department of Agrarian Reform says structures constructed on these 400 hectares of agricultural land are considered illegal
The National Food Authority reopens government-to-government importation with invitations sent to the embassies of Thailand and Vietnam
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The National Food Authority used to be under the supervision of the office of Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr
A 2006 proclamation signed by then president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo classified Boracay Island as forestland and agricultural land
Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña says there will also be an investigation into the possible involvement of customs personnel in the illegal release of 105 containers
The President wants all rice importation matters to be handled by Agriculture Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat
The President warns he would look into the bank's finances after challenging it to provide tractors to farmers' cooperatives all over the country
The project is originally scheduled for completion on March 4, 2016
As of June 2016, almost 600,000 hectares of agricultural land remain undistributed. Landowners stall the land acquisition and distribution process through various methods.
Promoting agriculture, students from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) bag the 2018 Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Award
(4TH UPDATE) 'The hasty filing of graft charges against me before the Sandiganbayan and the subsequent issuance of the warrant of arrest...is a clear sign of the existence of abuse of power and arrogance on the part of the Speaker,' says Davao del Norte 2nd District Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr
Floirendo says the announcement of a warrant by the camp of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez shows 'malicious intent' to smear his reputation
The cost of damage to crops is now at P185,281,979. This is up from P94 million last January 26.
'There is a need to look into the supply of NFA rice for the consuming public,' says Senate committee on agriculture chairperson Cynthia Villar
Affected commodities include rice, corn, high value crops, and fiber crops
The 9-kilometer extended danger zone is not stopping farmers from tending to crops and livestock that are a crucial part of their livelihoods
More than 5,000 farmers are now without income, says Albay's provincial agricultural officer
Former agriculture secretary and incumbent congressman Arthur Yap says it was a policy that he did not vote on and approve
The Office of the Ombudsman denies Floirendo’s motion to reopen the investigation
Fifty-one of the companies with Integrated Forest Management Agreements are in Mindanao, while 40 are in Luzon and 13 are in the Visayas
The officials are charged for buying P3 million worth disinfectants despite a lower bid
Agriculture officials note that rice has the largest share of losses at P609.29 million, affecting some 31,749 farmers
The Philippine Red Cross says its staff and volunteers will continue to work double time to provide humanitarian assistance to those affected by the two tropical storms
According to agriculture officials, the affected commodities are rice, corn, high value crops, livestock or poultry, and agri-fishery facilities
BRP Lapu-Lapu and BRP Francisco Dagohoy will join the fight against illegal fishing, and may also be tapped to respond during disasters
Women can no longer be required to wear high-heeled shoes, and those in sedentary environment are required to take standing breaks. Here's a list of government directives that might be useful to you.
'Under the new internationally set protocols, only fowls in the affected farm will be culled while those in the surrounding areas will be monitored and subjected to random tests,' says Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol hopes the 'bountiful harvest' of rice they are expecting for the 4th quarter will boost the agriculture sector's performance by the end of the year
'We will conduct a review on how we should handle the [avian influenza] problems in the future because... the industry actually suffered because of the very strict measures that we implemented,' says Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol
Dicamba is used to great effect against a weed that plagues the region, Palmer amaranth, or pigweed. The problem with dicamba is that it vaporizes easily and is carried by the wind, often spreading to nearby farm fields – with varying effects.
'We owe it all to the food producers of Southeast Asia to protect their rights,' says Elvira Baladlad of Paragos-Pilipinas, a member of international movement La Via Campesina
Helping farmers should form part of companies' corporate strategy and not just fall under their corporate social responsibility, say experts at the 2nd Global Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship Conference
Francis says love rather than pity should be placed at the heart of international development efforts, and throws his weight behind efforts in the UN to negotiate a global accord on managed, safe migration
(UPDATED) Communist fighters from the South Central Bukidnon Subregional command confiscated 22 high-powered firearms from Davao Agricultural Ventures Corporation's security force
(UPDATED) The Office of the Ombudsman, in two separate decisions, finds Alcala guilty of grave misconduct