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.
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.
December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Oil, petcham products trading volume witnesses 21% growth
TEHRAN, Dec. 7 — During weekdays ending up to 3rd of December volume and value of trading oil and petrochemical products experienced 21% and 6% of growth, respectively.
November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on (News Feature)Brown rice consumption reduces rice wastage
By Filane Mikee Z. Cervantes
MANILA, Nov. 9 (PNA) — With around Php 27 million worth of rice going down the drain daily due to food wastage, Filipinos are encouraged to consume brown rice and be responsible rice consumers in observance of the National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM) this November.
October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gold bullion trading volume witnesses a 175% growth: IME
TEHRAN, Oct. 18 — During weekdays ending up to October 15, while 55 kg of gold bullion were traded on spot market of Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), its trade volume and value experienced 175% and 178% of growth, respectively.
September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Livestock, poultry production continues to increase in Davao region–Alcala
By Cherry Mae D. Palicte
DAVAO CITY Sept. 27 (PNA) — For the past five years, the livestock and poultry production volume in Davao region increased by 2.34 percent annually and it has contributed 30.6 percent to the total agricultural output of the country.
August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Holcim to spend over Php1.8B to expand cement factory output
By Leslie D. Venzon
MANILA, Aug. 10 (PNA) — Cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines Inc. is investing up to USD 40 million (over Php1.8 billion) to expand its production capacity from eight million metric tons (MT) to 10 million target by end-2016.
May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA, NFA assure Bicol rice consumers of stable supply, moderate prices
By Danny O. Calleja
LEGAZPI CITY, May 12 (PNA) The law of supply and demand is reigning over the flow of stocks and prices of commercial rice in Bicol.
May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'Dodong' damages Php2.7-M worth of rice, corn in Cagayan
By Cielito M. Reganit
MANILA, May 12 (PNA) - The Department of Agricluture on Tuesday reported that an estimated Php2.7 million worth of crops, particularly rice and corn, were lost due to the effects of Typhoon Dodong (Noul).
April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA XI allocates P52-M for cacao expansion program
By Digna D. Banzon
DAVAO CITY, April 29 (PNA) The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region XI has allocated P52 million to support the cacao expansion program for the region this year.