DA requests for P8-10 billion increase in 2022 national budget

DA requests for P8-10 billion increase in 2022 national budget

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is looking at around a P8-10 billion increase in the agency’s P91-billion 2022 budget, according to DA Assistant Secretary Noel Reyes.Reyes said during a radio interview that Thailand and Vietnam were more flourishing in farming,...
DA requests for P8-10 billion increase in 2022 national budget

Typhoon Fabian, monsoon leave P615M in agri damage

The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Friday said Typhoon Fabian and the southwest monsoon caused P615.72 million worth of damage in agriculture. As of July 29, losses on rice production have been the most significant, accounting for 91.6% of the total loss. It was...
Corruption in DA may force hog raisers to join NPA – Lacson

Corruption in DA may force hog raisers to join NPA – Lacson

Senator Panfilo Lacson (file photo) Senator Panfilo Lacson warned that the unabated corruption in the Department of Agriculture (DA), and the lowering of tariffs on imported pork will not only threaten the country’s food security but also its national security as...
Agriculture dep’t sets price caps for pork effective April 9

Agriculture dep’t sets price caps for pork effective April 9

The Department of Agriculture (DA) released on Thursday, April 8 the implementing guidelines of the suggested retail prices (SRP) for pork.This was after the DA, together with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), set the SRP of pork kasim (shoulder) at P270 per...
DA bans meat imports from 4 countries due to H5N8 threat

DA bans meat imports from 4 countries due to H5N8 threat

The Department of Agriculture (DA) temporarily bans import of meat products due to H5N8 threat (Photo credits: Department of Agriculture) Amid the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus outbreak, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has temporarily banned...