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Wed, 05/11/2016 - 1:08pm

MANILA, Philippines -- The Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) countries are further welcoming the potentials and opportunities that can be gained through the adoption of mechanization and postharvest technologies on high value crops.

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 9:15am

DILIMAN, Quezon City – A new breed of rice extension workers are now ready to conquer the field after successfully completing the AgRiDOC program, a season-long program that empowers rice extension workers to meet the challenges of an ever-changing, complex, and competitive rice production environment. The program graduates – called Agricultural Development Officers of the Community (AgRiDOC) – are envisioned to be catalysts of transformation in their farming community.

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 5:24pm

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Forging collaborative roles in the entire system of the Department of Agriculture (DA) for a stronger force in achieving climate resiliency is the primary aim of the project on “Building Agriculture and Fisheries Climate-Resilient Livelihoods and Communities.” It is part of the DA's Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives in Agriculture (DA-AMIA) that intends to develop new ways of doing things in mainstreaming climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies in the country.

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 2:09pm

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- The national program implementers of Rice Crop Manager (RCM) convened anew to develop a concrete plan for the second phase of its implementation and finalize the targets for 2016 farm monitoring and precision rice farming activities.

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 4:59pm

TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental – Staying true to its mission of championing the cause of farmers and fishers, the Information Services (IS) group of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) forges ahead with enhancing the documentation and dissemination of success stories in the Philippine agriculture and fisheries sector.

Sat, 04/02/2016 - 11:44am

“The multiple crises of our age serve as an invitation to evolve a new system and culture - one that puts the planet and people first. We believe this is possible through Community-Shared Agriculture.” – Good Food Community, www.goodfoodcommunity .com

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:52pm

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Women play an essential role in the agricultural growth of our country but they still continue to face obstacles and receive limited recognitions for their valuable contributions to food production and food security.

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:22am

DILIMAN, Quezon City – What do the Filipino youth think about most these days?

For 25-year-old Janbert Aranza, it’s about how to sustain his business of grafting fruit trees and expand his knowledge on farming.

“Agriculture is the backbone of any economy for without it, there would be no food. Without food, we would not be able to produce all the other materials we need to survive. The youth truly needs to know the importance of farming and agriculture,” the young farmer from Barangay Lunga, Valencia, Negros Oriental said in an interview.