Industry News

New BAFS Director

Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

Dr.Vivencio R. Mamaril being appointed as  Director IV of the Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Standards  (BAFS). Dir. Mamaril took oath of office this afternoon (Feb.17) at the BPI Director's Office in Malate, Manila. The oath-taking was administered by Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol.

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Emergency UN meeting in Harare over armyworm outbreak

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

The armyworm has already caused damage to staple crops in Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Ghana, with reports also suggesting Malawi, Mozambique and Namibia are affected.

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Department of Agriculture to develop cassava industry in Tawi-Tawi

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to allocate P10 million to develop the cassava industry in Tawi-Tawi, DA Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announced following his interaction with the farmers during his visit at the public market of Bongao, this province.

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Iloilo province gears for massive cocoa and coffee planting

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

ILOILO CITY — The Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) of Iloilo is now preparing for massive planting of cocoa and coffee in the province.

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