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‘Mangkhut’ could damage P11-B worth of crops in N. Luzon: DA

MANILA — Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol on Tuesday warned that Typhoon Mangkhut may damage more than PHP11 billion worth of rice and corn crops if it hits northern Luzon. During the…

DOH, DA won’t allow formalin-tainted fish in PH

MANILA — Malacañang on Thursday assured that concerned government agencies are on top of the situation on the alleged formalin-tainted “galunggong” (round scad) from China. “Kung may ganyan pong alegasyon meron…

DA vows more aid for Cordillera farmers

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — The government, through the Department of Agriculture (DA) has committed to give more support to Cordillera farmers. DA Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, who led the Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading…

Piñol eyes NFA as trading arm for PH farmers, fishers

  MANILA — Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol is eyeing the National Food Authority (NFA) as a trading arm for Philippine farmers and fishers to sell their produce abroad. Piñol said the…

3 DA execs face 90-day suspension

MANILA — The Sandiganbayan has placed three Department of Agriculture (DA) officials based in Davao City under a 90-day suspension during litigation. Senior Agriculturists Melani Provido and Isabelita Buduan, and Administrative…

DA expects bountiful harvest this crop season

PHL hosting of ASEAN Summit seen to boost Cordillera agriculture, tourism

BONTOC, Mt. Province — The Cordillera region will benefit in the country’s hosting of the ASEAN Summit this year. Atty. Marie Rafael-Banaag, Assistant Secretary for Operations and Special Concerns of…

Secretary Piñol hails Pangasinan’s agriculture

STA. BARBARA, Pangasinan — Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel I. Piñol hailed the province’s gains in agriculture which he described as “incontrovertible proofs of the will of local leaders to boost the…

DA, DILG, MMDA, PNP sign MoU on ‘food lane routes’