Rat, black bug infestation destroys PHP11-M agri products in North Cotabato

COTABATO CITY –Rat and black bug infestation in farming communities in Kabacan, North Cotabato have destroyed more than PHP11 million worth of agricultural crops from October to December this year, disaster officials today said. David Don Saure, Kabacan Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC), said seven of 24 villages have been affected by … Read More

PH’s first official coffee industry roadmap to be launched in Baguio City on November 23

BAGUIO CITY –-The Department of Trade and Industry – Cordillera Regional Office (DTI-CAR) on Thursday announced the launching of the country’s first official coffee industry roadmap during the 2nd Philippine Coffee Conference to be held on November 23 at Hotel Supreme here. DTI-CAR Regional Director Myrna P. Pablo said the roadmap will include projections on … Read More

Foreign markets eyed for nipa palm sugar

MANILA — A group of enterprising farmers in Surigao del Sur is now engaged in producing a natural sweetener from nipa palm, given its promising potential amid the increasing demand for organic products. Considering the strategic position of the Philippines, being the country with the third largest area of nipa palm plantations in Southeast Asia, … Read More