Industry News

Scientist is a mechanized rice farmer

Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

LATEST RICE TRANSPLANTER MODEL – Photo shows the latest rice transplanter model showcased at the KIEMSTA 2016, the biggest agricultural mechanization trade show in Korea. This could transplant very fast, making big savings in planting rice. Even with the improvised model that Dr. Dionisio Alvindia made for his own farm is effective in reducing transplanting cost to the tune of R6,500 per hectare in savings. Dr. Alvindia is the new director of PhilMech based in Nueva Ecija.

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Philippine agriculture, farming to benefit from innovative tech

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:00

MANILA, Philippines – There are a lot more opportunities to use technology to improve Philippine agriculture and farming, according to digital enterprise transformation consultant Winston Damarillo.

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GAP: Farmer’s road to ASEAN market

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 00:00

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 15 (PIA) -- The sure ticket for Filipino farmers to seize the opportunities of the ASEAN market is through Good Agricultural Practices (GAP). Supervising Agriculturist Isabelita Ocampo of the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) of Department of Agriculture (DA) Caraga said that quality is the name of the game on ASEAN market.

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Silay to open organic trading post this month

Monday, 14 November 2016 00:00

THE City Government of Silay targets to open its P1.7-million organic trading post located in Barangay Mambulac this month. City Agriculturist Jason Benedicto said the construction of the facility is already completed, and they are currently in the process of complying with the last requirement.

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