Chicago agricultural commodities settle mixed

October 5, 2016 10:53 am· Comments Off on Chicago agricultural commodities settle mixed 

CHICAGO, Oct. 4 — Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures close mixed on Monday, with corn and soybean futures rising while wheat declining after Friday's quarterly grain stockpiles report.

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Region 8 eyes massive cacao expansion in 6 years

October 5, 2016 10:53 am· Comments Off on Region 8 eyes massive cacao expansion in 6 years 

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 5 –- Intensified intervention for cacao planting in Eastern Visayas is expected to raise the production of dried cacao beans to 5,000 metric tons (MT) in 2022, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.

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DA developing Negros Occidental as pilot area for community-based coffee processing enterprise

October 5, 2016 10:53 am· Comments Off on DA developing Negros Occidental as pilot area for community-based coffee processing enterprise 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 4 — The Department of Agriculture-Philippine Center for Postharvest Development (DA-PhilMech) is developing Negros Occidental as a model site for community-based coffee processing enterprise.

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US agri unit remains committed in assisting coffee production in Mindanao

October 5, 2016 10:53 am· Comments Off on US agri unit remains committed in assisting coffee production in Mindanao 

By Digna D. Banzon

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 4 (PNA) — The Agricultural Cooperative Development International/Volunteers on Overseas Cooperative Assistance (ACDI/VOCA) of the United States Department of Agriculture remains committed in assisting coffee production in Mindanao being one of the top of the three high-value crops that are covered under the Mindanao Productivity in Agricultural Commerce and Trade (MinPACT). The other two products are cacao and coconut.

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Victorias City unveils P5-million organic trading post

October 5, 2016 10:53 am· Comments Off on Victorias City unveils P5-million organic trading post 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 4 — Mayor Frederick Francis Palanca led Monday the unveiling of the P5-million Organic Market and Pasalubong Center of Victorias City in Negros Occidental.

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DA sees higher income for Region 8 farmers from duck raising

October 5, 2016 10:53 am· Comments Off on DA sees higher income for Region 8 farmers from duck raising 

By Danica-Ann M. Ultado

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 4 (PNA) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) regional office here and the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) have set aside Php 3.5 million to promote duck raising in Eastern Visayas.

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Coffee confab set in Davao City

October 5, 2016 10:53 am· Comments Off on Coffee confab set in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 4 — The 9th Philippine Coffee Summit is set to kick-off next week, October 12 to 13 at SMX Convention Center, SMX Lanang which will be facilitated by the Philippine Coffee Board, Incorporated (PCBI) with the support of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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PCA allocates P235M, embarks on aggressive treatment of 'cocolisap' in Basilan

October 5, 2016 10:53 am· Comments Off on PCA allocates P235M, embarks on aggressive treatment of 'cocolisap' in Basilan 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 4 –- The national government is optimistic of being able to contain within 60 days the infestation of the coconut scale insects (CSI) also known as "cocolisap" in Basilan province.

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China super rice yields positive result in Ilocos Norte’s field trial

October 5, 2016 10:53 am· Comments Off on China super rice yields positive result in Ilocos Norte’s field trial 

LAOAG CITY, Oct. 4 — A hybrid super rice variety from china found its new home in Ilocos Norte province with its successful field trial initially planted on a three-hectare lot in Der ap sub village of Saoit, Burgos, Ilocos Norte.

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Pangasinan survives El Niño, now prepares for La Niña

June 18, 2016 1:59 am· Comments Off on Pangasinan survives El Niño, now prepares for La Niña 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 16 — The province of Pangasinan, one of the top rice-producing provinces in the country, has been “very lucky” for sustaining only minimal damages due to the El Niño phenomenon, a provincial agricultural executive said.

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