Leocadio Sebastian tapped to lead rice development

Leocadio Sebastian tapped to lead rice development

Agriculture Undersecretary Leocadio Sebastian has been appointed Department of Agriculture (DA) undersecretary for rice industry development.Sebastian’s appointment was stated in a Feb. 8 memorandum from Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin.Sebastian resigned from...
PH agri sector needs better cold chain system—Marcos Jr.

PH agri sector needs better cold chain system—Marcos Jr.

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Tuesday raised the need for a better cold chain system in the country to bring down the prices of agricultural products.In a Palace meeting, Marcos Jr., who is also the country’s agriculture chief, said...
DA to release updated SRP for pork imports

DA to release updated SRP for pork imports

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will release an updated suggested retail price (SRP) for imported pork this week. “Actually they made an initial report yesterday and hopefully within the week we will be able to release an SRP for imported pork,”...
DA to release updated SRP for pork imports

DA, DTI to set new suggested retail price on imported pork

The Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Trade and Industry will be setting a new suggested retail price (SRP) on imported pork.This was after the government’s economic team and the Senate agreed to modify the tariff rates for imported meat products.“Ang...