Region 8 eyes massive cacao expansion in 6 years

October 5, 2016 by · 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 Eastern Visayas reports slight increase in H1 rice yield

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on DA Eastern Visayas reports slight increase in H1 rice yield 

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 5 — Total rice output for the first six months of the year in Eastern Visayas registered a 3.3 percent increase, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in its July round survey noted.

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