Pangasinan to plant palay in 180,000 hectares of land this year

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Pangasinan to plant palay in 180,000 hectares of land this year 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 16 — More than 180,000 hectares of land are now being prepared to be planted with palay all over Pangasinan in this year's planting season.

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Pangasinan to plant palay in 180,000 hectares of land this year

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Pangasinan to plant palay in 180,000 hectares of land this year 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 16 — More than 180,000 hectares of land are now being prepared to be planted with palay all over Pangasinan in this year's planting season.

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Carabao-based dairy farming gains ground

May 12, 2016 by · 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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USD 2-M rice seed processing facility to rise in N. Ecija

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on USD 2-M rice seed processing facility to rise in N. Ecija 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) on Monday said that rice farmers and seed growers in Central Luzon and Pangasinan would soon have better access to high-quality seeds with the establishment of a new rice seed processing facility at the agency’s headquarters in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija.

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Four provinces remain in the dark due to Typhoon “Nona”

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Four provinces remain in the dark due to Typhoon “Nona” 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) – Power was still unrestored in four provinces Wednesday as Typhoon “Nona” affected power lines with its torrential rains.

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Nueva Ecija submerged in floods; Thursday classes suspended

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nueva Ecija submerged in floods; Thursday classes suspended 

By Zorayda S. Tecson

GAPAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Governor Aurelio Umali on Wednesday announced the suspension of classes in all levels, both in public and private, on Thursday as several areas in this province went under water due to continuous moderate to heavy rains brought by typhoon "Nona".

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Four more towns in Pampanga put under state of calamity

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Four more towns in Pampanga put under state of calamity 

By Zorayda S. Tecson

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Oct. 22 (PNA) — Four more towns in this province were placed under the state of calamity following the massive flooding caused by typhoon "Lando".

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President Aquino to visit more typhoon-hit areas, says Palace official

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino to visit more typhoon-hit areas, says Palace official 

MANILA, Oct. 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III continues to monitor the situation in typhoon-stricken areas in Luzon and would visit devastated communities in the coming days, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said on Tuesday.

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Villar pushes for passage of bill declaring smuggling as economic sabotage

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Villar pushes for passage of bill declaring smuggling as economic sabotage 

By Jelly Musico

MANILA, Aug. 31 (PNA) — Senator Cynthia Villar on Sunday pushed for the enactment of a bill declaring smuggling of agricultural products as economic sabotage.

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DTI turns over milking machines to dairy farmers in Nueva Ecija thru SSF scheme

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on DTI turns over milking machines to dairy farmers in Nueva Ecija thru SSF scheme 

SCIENCE CITY OF MUNOZ, Nueva Ecija, Aug. 4 –The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has turned over milking machines to dairy farmers here under its shared service facility (SSF) program.

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