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NEGROS OCCIDENTAL GOV’T GIVES FARMERS LIVESTOCK

Negros Occidental Governor Bong Lacson and Board Member Jeffrey Tubola led the ceremonial turnover of livestock and poultry projects to animal raisers from various LGUs of the province, at the Capitol Grounds recently. The Animal Dispersal Project is under the Provincial Swine Industry Recovery Initiatives and Animal Genetic Improvement and Livelihood Programs of the Provincial […]

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DA LAUNCHES LIVESTOCK, POULTRY MONTH

In honor of the growth and transformation of the Philippine livestock and poultry industries following the consecutive blows by the outbreak of transboundary animal diseases, the COVID-19 pandemic, and more, the Department of Agriculture (DA) formally launched the 3rd National Livestock and Poultry Month recently. This year’s event was spearheaded by the DA Office of […]

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DA TO BOOST, SUSTAIN CORN, LIVESTOCK YIELDS — DAR

With a record first semester yield of 8.8 million metric tons (MMT) this year, the country expects to harvest an all-time high of 20.4 MMT, topping last year’s bumper crop of 19.4 MMT. “We want to replicate what we did in rice with the rest of the agri-fishery sector, particularly in emerging commodities where we […]

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PH NOW EXPORTING PROCESSED MEAT TO JAPAN – DAR

In addition to “chicken yakitori,” the Philippines can now export processed meat products to Japan. Agriculture Secretary William Dar said this favorable development is due to the recent inclusion of the Philippines by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) in its list of certified countries that passed the Hazard Analysis and Critical […]

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CALAMITY-AFFECTED FARMERS, FISHERS RECEIVE P1.9-B INPUTS, ASSISTANCE – DAR

Thousands of farmers and fisherfolk affected by calamities, including those whose hogs were culled or died due to the African Swine Fever (ASF), have received various forms of assistance worth P1.9 billion to rebuild their farms, and acquire new livestock. The Department of Agriculture through its regional field offices (RFOs) has released an initial P1.9 […]