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210 violation notices issued to Batangas livestock farms

Jan 20, 2019 - 5:01 PM

Ipat Luna of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources wants livestock farms to develop wastewater treatment facilities

There is no such thing as forever – even with rice

Oct 07, 2018 - 11:00 AM

We can diversify a lot more when it comes to what we should eat

M(eat) the new kids on the Eastwood food block

Apr 01, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Eastwood Mall's already wide selection of dining options welcomes 4 more into the fold. Have you tried any of these restos?

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK. Eastwood Mall adds new restaurants to its lineup. All photos by Alexis Betia/Rappler

Planet-warming methane from livestock underestimated – study

Sep 29, 2017 - 2:08 PM

Revised calculations of methane produced per head of cattle show that global livestock emissions in 2011 are 11% higher than estimates based on data from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change

Senate panel OKs P60-B agriculture budget

Sep 20, 2017 - 5:34 PM

'We'll have to make do with whatever was given to us,' says Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol

DOLE widens ban on child labor in agriculture

Jan 18, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The agriculture sector which employs more than 85 000 children has the highest incidence of child labor in the country

BIGGEST CHUNK. The agriculture sector has the most number of child laborers with more than 85,000 kids employed under it.

Meat and climate change: What's the connection?

Jun 12, 2016 - 3:06 PM

Before biting into that juicy burger be aware of how meat production and consumption contributes to climate change

CONVERSATION: #WorldMeatFreeDay, your diet, and climate change

Jun 11, 2016 - 11:40 PM

Climate change is a very real threat but you can do something about it – starting with what you eat

Negros Occidental drought damages P143M worth of crops, livestocks

Jan 22, 2016 - 3:44 PM

Sugarcane plantations covered by Southern Negros Development Corporation and Daconcogon Sugar Central have been hit the hardest

PARCHED. Lack of water affects farmers most of all whose crops and livestock depend on a steady supply of the resource. Photo by Agence France-Presse

Blowing in the wind: how to stop cow burps warming Earth

Nov 04, 2015 - 9:29 AM

Ruminant animals emit methane a gas that is more than 20 times more efficient than carbon dioxide in trapping the sun s heat

GASSY. A Normandy cow is pictured on October 23, 2015, at a farm in Courcite, northwestern France. Jean-Francois Monier/AFP

Gov’t lowers suggested retail price of chicken in Metro Manila

Apr 19, 2015 - 11:55 PM

The lower suggested retail price is due to falling farmgate prices the Department of Agriculture says

The government has lowered the suggested retail price of Chicken due to falling farmgate prices

PH still a prime market for Aussie red meat

Feb 13, 2015 - 10:11 AM

Thriving food services and a shift to a more protein based diet contribute to the high demand for Australian red meat in the Philippines

DA: Enough pork, chicken supply even after holidays

Dec 28, 2014 - 10:17 AM

The Department of Agriculture urges the public to remind traders that the country has an abundant supply of both kinds of meat

Production volume, value boost PH agriculture in H1

Aug 15, 2014 - 7:31 PM

The farm output rises to 1 81 while it grossed P776 5 billion in terms of value the Department of Agriculture reports

PRODUCTION VOLUME, VALUE BOOST PH AGRICULTURE. Agricultural output grew faster both in terms of production volume and value during the first half of 2014 as farmers continue to enjoy high farm gate prices, the Department of Agriculture says Friday, August 15.

Plenty of food, little nutrition in Benguet

Jul 07, 2014 - 10:57 PM

Atok Benguet is abundant with vegetables and yet more than 25 of its children are stunted or short for their age

ON TOP. The journey to Atok, Benguet is long and cold. But the scenery makes up for it. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler.com

Agri sector growth seen at 3.2%-4.2% in 2014

Mar 18, 2014 - 8:13 PM

The growth range is higher than 2013 s growth of 1 15 but lower than the government s original target of 3 5 for this year

HIGHER GROWTH. The government expects the agriculture sector's growth to pick up from last year, when a series of strong typhoons hit. Photo by AFP

Cow flatulence sparks explosion at German barn

Jan 28, 2014 - 8:52 PM

Flatulence from 90 cows likely ignited a static discharge that sparked an explosion

METHANE EXPLOSION.  A man grooms a highland cow prior to a show contest at the Gruene Woche International Agriculture Fair in Berlin January 17, 2014. John Macdougall/AFP

Livestock is major contributor to global warming – UN

Sep 26, 2013 - 6:25 PM

The Food and Agriculture Organization says methane from livestock every year is equivalent to around 144 million tons of oil

MINDING THE HERD. A cowboy drives cattle at a farm in Sao Felix do Xingu, Para state, northern Brazil, on August 8, 2013. AFP / Yasuyoshi Chiba

Residents in China ordered to cull birds: media

Apr 11, 2013 - 12:06 PM

Residents of a Chinese city were ordered to cull all their poultry as authorities stepped up attempts to halt the spread of the deadly H7N9 bird flu

BIRD FLU. An elderly woman looks at a cokerel in Beijing on April 4,2013. A man in the Chinese province of Zhejiang has died of the H7N9 strain of bird flu, state media said on March 3, bringing the total deaths attributed to the virus to three since the first human cases. Photo by AFP

Brussels calls for DNA tests, EU police in horsemeat crisis

Feb 14, 2013 - 9:28 AM

The EU s executive called in Europe s law enforcers and urged bloc wide DNA food testing at crisis talks held Wednesday to restore consumer confidence in a horsemeat tainted processed food scandal

BEEF OR HORSEMEAT? A man poses holding a Findus 320g beef lasagne frozen readymeal near Sunderland on February 8, 2013. Tests confirming beef lasagne sold under the Findus brand contained up to 100 percent horsemeat sparked a wider food scare in Britain on February 8 with authorities ordering urgent tests on all beef products on sale. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW YATES

Horsemeat scandal spreads as French retailers pull foods

Feb 11, 2013 - 10:53 AM

The Europe wide scandal over horsemeat sold as beef spread Sunday February 10 as leading French retailers pulled products from their shelves and threats of legal action flew

BEEF OR HORSEMEAT? A man poses holding a Findus 320g beef lasagne frozen readymeal near Sunderland on February 8, 2013. Tests confirming beef lasagne sold under the Findus brand contained up to 100 percent horsemeat sparked a wider food scare in Britain on February 8 with authorities ordering urgent tests on all beef products on sale. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW YATES

Farm output up 2.92% in 2012

Jan 21, 2013 - 9:44 AM

The agriculture sector grossed P1 4 T in 2012