PCAARRD, blazing the frontline of coffee R&D
Left Photo: Director Marita A. Carlos of the PCAARRD Applied Communication Division, delivers the message of the Executive Director during the opening program of the Coffee FIESTA at the SPAMAST Campus in Barangay Matti, Digos City, Davao del Sur. An exhibit booth displays coffee bean varieties during the Coffee FIESTA at the SPAMAST Matti, Digos City Campus

PCAARRD, blazing the frontline of coffee R&D

By Ricardo R. Argana As great consumers of coffee, the Filipinos are lucky that the Philippines, owing to its geographical location and climatic condition, can produce the four varieties of…

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DA introduces digital agriculture for next-gen farmers
A farmer checks a digital agriculture application with his granddaughter during a training by the Department of Agriculture in partnership with Smart Communications. (Photo courtesy of PNA)

DA introduces digital agriculture for next-gen farmers

By Christine Cudis In many rural areas, residents rely on farming as their primary source of livelihood. But it seems agriculture’s lack of appeal to young people becomes a rising…

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Piñol eyes barter trading for agri products between Luzon, Mindanao
Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Chairman Manny Piñol (right) shares his insights at the ‘Usapang Pangkapayapaan, Usapang Pangkaunlaran’ with Philippine Air Force Virtual TV host Col. Geronimo Zamudio. MinDA will lead this weekend’s fruit festival in Baguio City. (Photo courtesy of the Philippine Air Force via PNA)

Piñol eyes barter trading for agri products between Luzon, Mindanao

By Christine Cudis Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) head Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol is looking to implement barter trading for fruits and other agricultural products between Mindanao and Luzon to boost economic…

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DA strengthens Crisis Management Team against animal diseases
Department of Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar is shown conducting a press briefing yesterday afternoon regarding the reported action of the Taiwanese government regarding its campaign against the African Swine Fever. (DA Photo)

DA strengthens Crisis Management Team against animal diseases

By JULIO P. YAP, JR. THE Department of Agriculture (DA) yesterday said it already revived and strengthened its Crisis Management Team (CMT) to oversee the planning and implementation of appropriate…

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DAR aims for ‘stronger, more resilient PH agriculture’
This may very well be Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar’s first photo taken behind his desk at the Department of Agriculture (DA) head office in Quezon City last Friday afternoon. (Photo by Julio P. Yap, Jr./THEPHILBIZNEWS)

DAR aims for ‘stronger, more resilient PH agriculture’

By Julio P. Yap, Jr. Following his appointment as the new head of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Secretary William D. Dar has laid down policies which will lead to…

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Yamang Bukid highlights farm innovations to global community
From Top: A farmer cultivates a portion of the Yamang Bukid are that was once a part of an unproductive terrain in Barangay Bacungan, Puerto Princesa City, which has become among the emerging tourism destinations in the Philippines due to its very unique features. (Photo by Jheila Y. Dizon/THEPHILBIZNEWS.COM)

Yamang Bukid highlights farm innovations to global community

By Jheila Y. Dizon The two-day 2019 International Conference on Biosphere and Sustainability which started Wednesday at the City Asturias Hotel in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan concluded yesterday, July 26.…

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