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[OPINION] The Filipino farmer is not a dying breed

Dec 12, 2019 - 11:20 AM

People are now paying attention to how we grow our food, and the youth may capitalize on this movement

[OPINION] When a farmer asks for seeds instead of noche buena

Dec 10, 2019 - 10:48 AM

For those of you who would like to be part of Team Pilipinas' humble initiative for our farmers, we still accept donations. Get the details in this story.

[OPINION] Why farm mechanization won't help our farmers

Oct 27, 2019 - 4:00 PM

The Department of Agriculture's efforts fail to attack the root of peasant poverty: landlessness

[OPINION] Let’s have coffee, Senator Villar, and talk about research

Oct 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM

'You are one of the country’s best entrepreneurs.... I am confident that you know the significance of research and early innovation in an industry’s success, as smart a woman as you claim to be.'

[OPINION] Cynthia Villar: Champion of the 'personal interest first' policy

Oct 15, 2019 - 1:00 PM

'How I wish that in the future, the Senate may have a more strict way of selecting chairpersons for committees. Put someone in the agricultural committee who does not forget that their service is for the country and the people.'

Northern Blossom Flower Farm: Atok’s floral carpet

Apr 16, 2019 - 8:25 PM

How a humble cut flower farm in Atok, Benguet, is upping the local tourism landscape

Photo by Ivan Layugan/Rappler

Duterte veto: Coconut trust fund bill may be unconstitutional

Feb 18, 2019 - 11:04 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte also argues that the current bill's proposed coconut trust fund may benefit wealthy coconut farmer owners more than smallholder farmers

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during his meeting with the Filipinos based in Papua New Guinea at the Filipino Community Center in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on November 16, 2018. Malacañang Photo

Sunflower farm in Quezon plants seeds of hope for PWDs

Mar 19, 2018 - 10:58 AM

’We need to change the mindset that PWDs are limited and that they can’t do anything,’ says PWD advocate Rhodora Fresnedi

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 10, 2017

Jul 10, 2017 - 10:11 AM

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Pahiyas Festival: A colorful glimpse into our farming roots

May 18, 2014 - 2:03 PM

Rice is the main inspiration of this delightful affair The rice grains rice plants and rice seedlings on display may all seem the same but a closer look will reveal that they are not

Typhoons slow down PH agriculture growth in Q1

May 15, 2014 - 3:00 PM

An output increase in the crops livestock and poultry subsectors are negated by the contraction in the fisheries subsector in the first quarter of 2014

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Farm output up 1.44% in first half

Aug 07, 2013 - 1:57 PM

UPDATED Growth is buoyed by gains in the livestock fisheries and palay subsectors