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DA TO INTENSIFY CECID FLY RESEARCH

Agriculture Secretary William Dar urged mango stakeholders to join efforts to address current issues affecting the mango industry during the opening of the 2nd Luzon Mango Congress at the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) Convention Hall recently. “Kami ay kasama niyo upang matugunan natin ng tama ang mga problema at hamong kinakaharap ng […]

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PH TO SEND MANGOES, PINEAPPLES TO MORE US PORTS

Philippine-grown pineapples and mangoes will soon find their way through additional ports of entry in the United States. This favorable development came after the Philippine Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Plant Industry (DA-BPI) and the US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) mutually agreed on and threshed out several pending issues, […]

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Politics

GUIMARAS TO CELEBRATE MANGGAHAN FESTIVAL – GUMARIN

The provincial government of Guimaras will celebrate its annual Manggahan Festival through a combination of virtual and physical activities from May 20 to 22 this year. Governor Samuel Gumarin, in a letter addressed to the Office of Civil Defense-Western Visayas Regional Director and chairperson of the Regional Task Force (RTF) on COVID-19 Jose Roberto Nuñez, […]

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Government

DA TO HELP MANGO FARMERS SOLVE KURIKONG INFESTATION – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is bent on helping mango farmers beat the  kurikong (cecid fly) infestation and enable them to increase the yield of quality fruits for the domestic and export markets. “Together, let us harness the power of science and technology to pro-actively get rid of kurikong and other major concerns confronting our mango industry,” said […]

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Government

ROBIN PADILLA TO PROMOTE PHILIPPINE AGRICULTURE – PIÑOL

Action star Robin Padilla has volunteered to help the Department of Agriculture (DA) in its promotions and marketing programs that aim to help farmers and fisherfolk generate more income. On the sidelines of the launching of the Metro Marketing Program for Philippine mangoes at the DA office in Quezon City, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

THE TOP 10 PASALUBONGS FROM THE VISAYAS TO THE WORLD

How many pounds, or kilograms for that matter, did you gain over the holidays? The holidays have just ended and most of us are still at our binge-eating sprees. We have grown accustomed to eating lots of yummy food over the season that it seems impossible to just stop. Now, of course, with us moving […]