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Caraga farmers to pursue onion production

BUTUAN CITY, May 17 -- Farmers from San Francisco, Agusan del Sur are optimistic that onion production in their town will be a profitable venture. The farmers recently underwent training on "Good Agr.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesMay 17th, 2018

Caraga farmers to pursue onion production

BUTUAN CITY, May 17 -- Farmers from San Francisco, Agusan del Sur are optimistic that onion production in their town will be a profitable venture. The farmers recently underwent training on "Good Agr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Miagaoonion Farmers Eye 520MT of Harvest

Farmers in Miagao, Iloilo look forward to a bountiful harvest of bulb onion. “The Office of the Municipal Agriculturist projected a harvest of 520 metric tons for all the PLEA (Production Loan Easy Access) program beneficiaries with an area of 80.0 hectares and average yield of 6.5 metric tons per hectare,” said April Joy Depamaylo, […] The post Miagaoonion Farmers Eye 520MT of Harvest appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 28th, 2018

Financing pushes onion, garlic growers to plant more

THE LACK of financing discouraged majority of onion and garlic farmers in Miagao, Iloilo from increasing their production. This is the situation until the Department of Agriculture (DA) provided them with a P20-million loan under the Production Loan Easy Access (PLEA) program. “With the easy access financing made available for Miagao farmers, we are expanding […] The post Financing pushes onion, garlic growers to plant more appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

Ilocos Norte Farmers Eye Vietnamese Technology to Improve Onion Production

Ilocos Norte Farmers Eye Vietnamese Technology to Improve Onion Production.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 1st, 2016

Coconut farmers seek support for ‘geonet’ production

BUTUAN CITY: Agusan del Norte’s coconut farmers has sought assistance from the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) for increasing geonet production in the Caraga region. The Libas Farmers Multi-Purpose Coo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 28th, 2016

DA Caraga boosts white corn production

BUTUAN CITY, July 10 — In a bid to further promote white corn consumption, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Caraga is set to establish a white corn model farm in the town of Esperanza, Agusan del S Source link link: DA Caraga boosts white corn production.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

DA Offers Easy Access Loan for Farmers, Fishermen

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has called upon small farmers and fishermen to avail of its easy access loan program to help them improve their productivity. Dr. Gerry Avila, DA-7’s (Central Visayas) Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division chief, said Wednesday the program is called Production Loan Easy Access (PLEA), a special credit facility designed to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Coco farmers assured of fair price

SARIAYA, Quezon: Gov. David Suarez on Wednesday announced the creation of the Coconut Task Force to ensure fair copra price for farmers and assist them from production to marketing of their products as he expressed concern over the low price local buyers pay for copra. Suarez visited Barangay Montecillo in this town to supervise the distribution of… link: Coco farmers assured of fair price.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Coffee farmers take time out to learn about sustainability

  LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET---Some 280 individuals from Benguet's coffee farming trade and coffee farming communities attended the recently concluded Kape Kabuhayan Kinabukasan Summit 2018, a conference on sustainable agricultural practices organized by Foundation for Sustainable Coffee Excellence (FSCE) and Henry and Sons in partnership with the local government of La Trinidad. The Kape Kabuhayan Kinabukasan Summit, or KKK Summit 2018, is a biannual seminar designed by FSCE to unite, educate and inspire coffee growers to pursue a more sustainable future for the industry of local coffee. FSCE director Emil Cuaresma shared that the foundation, as well as the platforms and pro...Keep on reading: Coffee farmers take time out to learn about sustainability.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Agri workers can now tap revived P1.28-B fund

FARMERS and fishermen can now avail themselves of loans from the revived P1.28-billion Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ACEF) to boost production, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said. According to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol, Land Bank of the Philippines will manage the state-run funding program—which grants loans to competitiveness-enhancing projects, and small and medium enterprises (SMEs)—under [...] The post Agri workers can now tap revived P1.28-B fund appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

P50,000/ha loan out soon for Zamboanga City farmers

THE ZAMBOANGA City agriculturist office said a loan program offering P50,000 per hectare will soon be available to farmers to help boost production in corn, rice, and vegetables. City Agriculturist Diosdado N. Palacat said about 7,000 farmers could benefit from the financing project backed by national government fund. “We will be having a series of […] The post P50,000/ha loan out soon for Zamboanga City farmers appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

Bicol urged to raise rice seed output

THE Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) said farmers in Bicol region need to produce higher-quality seed to increase access to planting material suitable to the growing conditions. PhilRice Genetics Resources Division Head Jonathan M. Niones during the Lakbay Palay Dry Season tour in Ligao City, Albay, said that increased production of quality seed is needed […] The post Bicol urged to raise rice seed output appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

SRA sees sugar production meeting local demand

Sugar Regulatory Administration assured that the Philippines will have enough sugar for the current crop year, but uncertainty now looms on whether the country will have enough sugar farmers moving forward. SRA sees sugar production meeting local demand Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) assured that the Philippines will have enough sugar for the current crop year,… link: SRA sees sugar production meeting local demand.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Duterte orders agrarian ‘rebirth’ in PH

        President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a "rebirth" of land reform in the country, as he directed the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to launch what he described as a second phase of the program.   Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones on Thursday echoed the instructions of the President, for the government to pursue an "aggressive" land reform program that will help alleviate the life of poor Filipino farmers.   "The word the President used is a 'renaissance' of land reform in the country," he said, adding that a relaunch of the program will focus on idle government lands.   The DAR aims to cover some 5...Keep on reading: Duterte orders agrarian ‘rebirth’ in PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

Unilever hopes to export pickled cucumber after local-sourcing drive

By Anna Gabriela A. Mogato Reporter UNILEVER Philippines hopes to export pickled cucumber to Europe from its excess production in the Philippines as the ultimate goal of a raw-material local-sourcing initiative. Unilever Asia Pacific Ltd. Cluster Procurement Manager Mervin C. Yapan said that the export threshold will be reached when its suppliers, smallholder farmers in […] The post Unilever hopes to export pickled cucumber after local-sourcing drive appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018

Mr. President, the culprits are cash crops and real estate nabobs

MARLEN V. RONQUILLO The conversion of rice lands into cash crop production areas is at the root of the country’s failure to attain rice self-sufficiency, according to President Duterte. Partly true. Cash crops with a ready market and with a production cycle shorter than three months are preferred by farmers in many of the country’s… link: Mr. President, the culprits are cash crops and real estate nabobs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

Mr. President, the culprits are cash crops and real estate nabobs

The conversion of rice lands into cash crop production areas is at the root of the country’s failure to attain rice self-sufficiency, according to President Duterte. Partly true. Cash crops with a ready market and with a production cycle shorter than three months are preferred by farmers in many of the country’s traditional rice-farming areas. [...] The post Mr. President, the culprits are cash crops and real estate nabobs appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Shift from vegetable to coffee improves lives of farmers in Davao Sur village

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 05 April) – They used to borrow money from traders to finance their vegetable farms, and most of their income went to pay for their debts. After going into coffee production, however, the economic condition of farmers in Sitio Pluto, Barangay Balutakay in Bansalan, Davao del Sur has changed for the […] The post Shift from vegetable to coffee improves lives of farmers in Davao Sur village appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

2 cold storage facilities to rise in Nueva Ecija

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to construct two cold storage facilities in Bongabon, Nueva Ecija to help onion farmers in the town maximize their produce. During.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsApr 4th, 2018

San Carlos entreps get boost on coconut crafts production

BACOLOD. Some of the 24 members of two farmers and fisherfolk associations from Barangays San Juan and Ermita in San Carlos City who completed the six-day skills training on coco crafts production.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018