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AGRITRENDS: THE GRASS OF HOPE REDISCOVERED (First of Two Parts) 

The bamboo industry in the Philippines has the potential to grow “but it needs a proper research and government support for it to prosper,” said Roy...
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AGRI TRENDS: Climate-resilient road, bridge rise for IP community

Brgy. Kidawa, Laak, Compostela Valley Province – “We had two ‘bridges’ here but they were nothing when the flood came.” Medino Andao, a barangay councilman...

AGRI TRENDS: DA strengthens pest management strategies

To further understand the risk factors for pest outbreaks particularly on rice, the Department of Agriculture in Region XI (DA-XI) strengthened its capacities through...
Davao Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghirang (second from right), Banaybanay Mayor Adalia Lopez (3rd from left), Director Ricardo Oñate Jr. (extreme left), Dr. Angelina Pancho, RTD for Research and Davao Oriental Provincial Agriculturist Rotchie Ravelo in a posterity pose with the Gawad Saka Outstanding Rice Farmer Edna Deypalubos of Banaybanay, Davao Oriental. Photo by Che D. Palicte DA-11

AGRI TRENDS: DavOr Hailed as Gawad Saka 2018 Champ

With their exemplary contribution in agricultural sustainability and productivity, the province of Davao Oriental was adjudged as this year’s Regional Gawad Saka over-all champion. Davao...
Banana Boost. KIFAPCO Manager Reden G. Arsenal proudly shows the fruit of their hard labor. The establishment of two-hectare bananalakatan plantation and buying station is expected to elevate agricultural production of banana industry in Veruela, Agusan del Sur with support under the PRDP's enterprise development worth P928,595.13 (Photo by Alfred Abrea/RPCO 13)

AGRI TRENDS: Boosting Banana Enterprise in Agusan Town

Veruela, Agusan del Sur-Despite the distance of their farms and the danger of crossing a raging river, farmers here continue to work hand-in-hand to...

AGRITRENDS: Climate change threatens food supply

This one is for Robert Ripley’s “Believe It Or Not”: Too much rains and floods during the summer season and scorching heat of the...

AGRITRENDS: Bombs in the food chain

“Over the years, a costly war has gone on between insects and man… Even if we pour billions of pesos worth of pesticides, we...

AGRITRENDS: Bombs in the food chain

"...Long before the age of man, insects inhabited the earth - a group of extraordinarily varied and adaptable beings. Over the course of time...

Farmers urged to plant more coffee

With volcanic soil, cool climate and high elevation of more than 1,200 meters above sea level, the foothills of Mount Apo are the right...

Controlling water in rice fields cuts methane emissions

Filipino farmers, particularly those growing rice, can help reduce methane emissions into the atmosphere by adopting controlled irrigation or alternate wetting and drying (AWD)...

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