Antique rice buffer stock to last for 14 days

June 18, 2016 1:59 am· Comments Off on Antique rice buffer stock to last for 14 days 

SAN JOSE De BUENAVISTA, Antique, June 17 –- The province of Antique at present has a buffer stock good for 14 days, National Food Authority Antique General Manager Oliver L. Cambas said.

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Negros Occidental farms, raisers get P1.3M worth of animals this June

June 18, 2016 1:59 am· Comments Off on Negros Occidental farms, raisers get P1.3M worth of animals this June 

BACOLOD CITY, June 17 — Multiplier farms as well as individual and association raisers in Negros Occidental have been allotted almost P1.3 million worth of animals by the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) this June.

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PhilMech bares list of ‘Agrinnovation’ technologies ready for mass adoption

June 18, 2016 1:59 am· Comments Off on PhilMech bares list of ‘Agrinnovation’ technologies ready for mass adoption 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, June 17 (PNA) — The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) bared on Friday seven technologies for different agricultural commodities and two technologies specifically for soybeans that it has developed in the past three to four years that are now ready for mass adoption by farmers and agribusiness entrepreneurs.

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Real’s beekeepers receive starter kits on honey bee production, culture

June 18, 2016 1:59 am· Comments Off on Real’s beekeepers receive starter kits on honey bee production, culture 

By Gideon Belen

REAL, Quezon, June 17 (PNA) -– Around 35 farmers-beekeepers in Barangay Cawayan in this town could now earn more from honey bee production and honey culture through the acquisition of starter bee hive and tool kits provided by Quezon’s Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) this month.

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Antique rice buffer stock to last for 14 days

June 18, 2016 1:59 am· Comments Off on Antique rice buffer stock to last for 14 days 

SAN JOSE De BUENAVISTA, Antique, June 17 –- The province of Antique at present has a buffer stock good for 14 days, National Food Authority Antique General Manager Oliver L. Cambas said.

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Carabao-based dairy farming gains ground

May 12, 2016 6:16 am· Comments Off on Carabao-based dairy farming gains ground 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Carabao-based dairy farming has become a viable enterprise in the Philippines and experts are saying that it is an emerging industry that is seen to have the ability to address food security and income-generating opportunities to Filipinos.

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DOST-PCAARRD promotes improved tilapia farming technologies in Pampanga

May 12, 2016 6:16 am· Comments Off on DOST-PCAARRD promotes improved tilapia farming technologies in Pampanga 

MANILA, May 11 — In an effort to improve tilapia farming technologies in Pampanga, the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) recently held a seminar on the application of technologies for improved tilapia farming in the area.

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Kenya calls for modernization of agriculture

May 12, 2016 6:16 am· Comments Off on Kenya calls for modernization of agriculture 

NAIROBI, May 11 — Kenya on Tuesday called for the modernization of agriculture which could lift millions of people out poverty.

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Envoy, diplomats from European Union to meet with mango industry stakeholders in Guimaras

April 14, 2016 3:24 am· Comments Off on Envoy, diplomats from European Union to meet with mango industry stakeholders in Guimaras 

ILOILO CITY, April 13 — A delegation from European Union led by Ambassador Franz Jessen will meet with mango industry stakeholders during their two-day visit in Guimaras starting Friday.

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4,000 hog raisers in PHL to gather at 25th HogCon in Negros Occidental

April 14, 2016 3:24 am· Comments Off on 4,000 hog raisers in PHL to gather at 25th HogCon in Negros Occidental 

BACOLOD CITY, April 13 — About 4,000 delegates are expected to converge here starting Thursday for the three-day 25th National Hog Convention hosted by the Province of Negros Occidental at the SMX Convention Center.

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