Ligao City expands coverage of conservation farming project

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ligao City expands coverage of conservation farming project 

LIGAO CITY, May 31 — This prime agricultural Bicol city has expanded the coverage of an ongoing national government project whose crucial objective is to improve upland farming systems by providing site-specific packages of technologies to address the declining productivity and deterioration of fragile upland environments.

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Small hive beetle poses threat to PHL bee industry – expert

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Small hive beetle poses threat to PHL bee industry – expert 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Feb. 18 (PNA) — A leading Filipino bee expert on Wednesday said that a non-native species of beetle poses a major threat to the Philippine bee industry and called on the government to strengthen quarantine and other biosecurity measures to prevent its spread in the country.

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(Update as of 10:25 p.m.) Areas with class suspension Dec. 9

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on (Update as of 10:25 p.m.) Areas with class suspension Dec. 9 

MANILA, Dec 8 — In light of typhoon "Ruby", certain areas have announced suspension of classes Tuesday,December 9.

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Of eggplants and pests: Farmers support GMO eggplant (Feature)

November 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on Of eggplants and pests: Farmers support GMO eggplant (Feature) 

By Jade Dela Cruz Miguel

MANILA, Nov. 9 (PNA) — Since he was a teenager, 66-year old Tomas Villamin has been planting eggplant crops at his farm in Sariaya, Quezon.

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