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Isabela town benefits from mungbean

TAGGED as the “Munggo Capital of the Philippines,” San Mateo in Isabela is where farmers plant the mungbean after harvesting rice. San Mateo Mayor Gregorio...

‘Supermarketization’

“Failure is a success if we learn from it.” — Malcom Forbes One of the nontariff barriers utilized to protect our local agricultural producers is...

Pcafi pushes budget hike for agri sector

By EIREENE JAIREE GOMEZ The Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Food Inc. (Pcafi) on Friday reiterated its call for the government to raise the budget...

Covid-19: Humanity’s modern cross

During the early stage of the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic last year, I had a number of friends and acquaintances...

Technology transforms ‘talahiban’ to rice land

THROUGH a mechanized farming system, a former “talahiban” or wild grassland in Barangu Sampot, Paniqui, Tarlac has turned into a productive rice farm. The said...

Move to scrap fees for residue test lauded

Business groups on Wednesday lauded the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) move to exempt exporters of fresh and primary processed fruits and vegetables from paying...

Farm machine distribution stepped up

The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) stepped up the distribution of farm machines at no cost to qualified farmers cooperatives and...

Economics out; Politics in

The growing shortage of pork supply as a result of the African swine fever (ASF) has triggered a heated debate on the reduction of...

Digital tool for farmers launched

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna: A Philippine-hosted intergovernmental treaty organization, in partnership with a Pasig-based startup, launched a digital agriculture exchange platform called AgriEX, which allows...

Ifugao fish production gets boost

MAYOYAO, Ifugao: A P25-million hatchery and training center will soon rise in this town to boost its production of “yu-yu,” locally known as “panispis”...

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Trump’s top diplomat joins Fox News

Donald Trump's top diplomat Mike Pompeo has been hired to appear on Fox News as a "contributor," the conservative cable news channel said Thursday. "I...

Duterte honors selfless Covid-19 frontliners on Day of Valor

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to healthcare workers and other frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, as the country commemorates Araw ng...

‘No strings attached’ to China’s vaccine donations — Lorenzana

THERE are no strings attached to China's donation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines such as the Philippines giving up its sovereign rights to...

Security forces search Myanmar protest district room by room

YANGON: People barricaded in a Yangon neighborhood overnight said on Tuesday that Myanmar security forces searched their homes room by room for anti-coup protesters,...

Royal family says Harry, Meghan racism charges ‘concerning’

LONDON: Buckingham Palace said Tuesday that allegations of racism made earlier this week by Prince Harry and Meghan were “concerning" and would be addressed...

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