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14 February 2013
View news from Philippines DA Readying Livestock, Poultry Subsectors for Export
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines can become competitive in exporting livestock and poultry, especially with the elimination of tariffs on most farm goods traded within the ASEAN region once the region is integrated into a single market in 2015, the Department...
12 February 2013
View news from Philippines Insurance Coverage Available to Farmers, Fishers in N Samar
PHILIPPINES - More or less 5,000 farmers and fishermen could make use of of the insurance coverage offered by the provincial government of Northern Samar. ...
View news from Philippines Dairy Industry Posts 12% Growth in 2012
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture will continue providing support to sustain the increased production of fresh milk, which last year grew by 12 per cent....
24 January 2013
View news from Philippines Storm Quinta Caused P15-Million Damage in Aklan
PHILIPPINES - Tropical storm “Quinta” that hit Aklan last year has caused P15.3 million worth of damages in the province. ...
22 January 2013
View news from Philippines Agriculture Sector Grew by 2.9 per cent in 2012
PHILIPPINES - The country’s agriculture industry — bannered by the crops, poultry and livestock subsectors — grew by 2.92 per cent in 2012, grossing P1.4 trillion at current prices. ...
09 January 2013
View news from Philippines Biliran Statistics Office to Conduct Census on Agriculture, Fisheries
PHILIPPINES - To establish an inventory of the agricultural and fishery resources of which data collected will be used by policymakers and planners the National Statistics Office (NSO) will conduct the 2012 Census on Agriculture and Fisheries (CAF)....
11 December 2012
View news from Philippines Government Sure of Agricultural Growth Despite 'Pablo' Damage
PHILIPPINES - There's nothing stopping good practices and improved systems, especially in the agriculture sector. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala is confident that the agriculture sector would post a positive growth for the last quarter of the...
12 October 2012
View news from Philippines Government Further Strengthens Agri-Fishery Education
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Education (DepEd) will jointly explore ways to improve the delivery of agriculture and fishery offerings in 126 agri-fishery technical vocational schools. ...
02 October 2012
View news from Philippines Philippine Government Support Dairy Sector
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture is urging agencies under it to purchase local milk and other products, as part of the government’s continuous support the Philippine dairy sector. ...
28 September 2012
View news from Philippines Public Support Sought on 2012 Census of Agriculture, Fisheries
PHILIPPINES - The National Statistics Office (NSO) in Basilan sought the support and cooperation of stakeholders, especially those who are involved in activities relative to agriculture and fisheries for the conduct of Census of Agriculture and Fisheries...
18 September 2012
View news from Philippines Agriculture Census Will Help Develop the Industry
PHILIPPINES - A regional consultative forum spearheaded by the regional office of the National Statistics Office (NSO) has been conducted to inform stakeholders of issues and concerns on the 2012 Census of Agriculture and Fisheries (CAF). ...
24 August 2012
View news from Philippines Govt Proposes 2013 Agriculture/Fisheries Budget
PHILIPPINES - To sustain the momentum of frontloading investments in agri-fishery infrastructure and attain sufficiency in rice and other major staples by the end of 2013, the Department of Agriculture is proposing a P74.1-billion budget for the coming...
16 August 2012
View news from Philippines Nationwide Census on Agriculture to Take Place
PHILIPPINES - Census enumerators and supervisors will be visiting households and establishments engaged in agriculture and fisheries starting February 2013 to gather data and compile the latest information on the agriculture and fishery sector of the...
14 August 2012
View news from Philippines Agricultural Sector Grows by One Per Cent
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine agriculture sector grew by 0.93 per cent in the first half of 2012, with a gross value of P691.4 billion at current prices. ...
06 June 2012
View news from Philippines Soccsksargen Strengthens Livestock Sector
PHILIPPINES - In a bid to advance the global competitiveness of Soccsksargen’s livestock and poultry industry, the Department of Agriculture -12 will gather over 300 sector stakeholders in the 1st Regional Livestock and Poultry Congress in General Santos...
22 May 2012
View news from Philippines Milk Feeding Programme Institutionalised
PHILIPPINES - The National Dairy Confederation (DairyCon) of the Philippines is pushing the country’s dairy industry towards a higher level of sufficiency by institutionalising the Milk Feeding Programme. ...
26 March 2012
View news from Philippines Dairy Consumption in the Philippines Growing
PHILIPPINES - Dairy consumption in the Philippines is growing, writes Michael Hussey, Food and Beverage Division, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board....
27 January 2012
View news from Philippines Philippine's Agriculture Sector Continues to Grow
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine agriculture industry grew by 2.34 per cent in 2011, bannered by the crops, livestock and poultry subsectors, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said Wednesday....
06 January 2012
View news from Philippines Philippines Improves Dairy Competitiveness
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines has partnered with the Babcock Institute for International Dairy Research and Development (IDRD) to upgrade farmers’ global competitiveness even as the country now produces Dutch-origin Gouda Cheese under a two-pronged...
11 August 2011
View news from Philippines New Website For Meriden Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Meriden Philippines has recently launched a new website, www.meriden-phils.com. ...
31 May 2011
View news from Philippines Police Capture Two Suspected Cattle Rustlers
PHILIPPINES - As a result of the strict implementation of the anti-cattle rustling law in Isabela province, the police officers have conducted operations which yielded the arrest of two suspected cattle rustlers in Jones, Isabela....
20 May 2011
View news from Philippines NDA Works With US To Assist Local Dairy Farmers
PHILIPPINES - The National Dairy Authority (NDA) has developed industry partnerships with foreign countries in a bid to bring dairy development into the Philippines. ...
17 November 2010
View news from Philippines Agri Growth Dips in January to September 2010
PHILIPPINES - Despite the Department of Agriculture’s interventions to minimize the effects of El Nino from January to September 2010, the country’s agriculture sector slowed down by 2.62 per cent, even as the poultry, livestock and fisheries subsectors...
18 August 2010
View news from Philippines Drought Hits Crops But Dairy, Buffalo Output Rose
PHILIPPINES - A drought has hit crop production in the first half of this year but there were small gains in livestock production. Dairy output was up 17 per cent, while water buffalo production was six per cent higher....
16 August 2010
View news from Philippines Philippines Remains FMD-Free
PHILIPPINES - The Province of Antique and other provinces in Region 6 remain free of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD-free), said Dr Romeo Magdato, Provincial Veterinarian....
13 August 2010
View news from Philippines Higher Revenue For San Miguel Food Group
PHILIPPINES - San Miguel has reported first-half profit down 89 per cent, but this is due to exceptional items in its brewing business. Its food business, currently up for sale, brought higher revenue. ...
26 July 2010
View news from Philippines San Miguel Close To Divesting Food Group
PHILIPPINES - San Miguel Corporation says it is close to selling a minority share in its food division, San Miguel Pure Foods Co....
18 May 2010
View news from Philippines Livestock, Aquaculture Output Rise Despite Drought
PHILIPPINES - The agriculture sector shrank by 2.8 per cent in the first quarter as a result of the prolonged drought although the livestock sector reports modest gains for the first quarter of the year....

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