Tag: Department of Agriculture

LOOK: This carabao milk vending machine supports Filipino farmers

Filipinos will soon be able to quench their thirst for fresh carabao's milk through a 24/7 vending machine that dispenses local dairy products from Filipino farmers.

Filipino farmers start exporting okra to South Korea

The Philippines has expanded its exportation of "okra" or lady's fingers to South Korea to help provide additional income to Filipino farmers and agripreneurs during the pandemic.

LOOK: Edible garden blooms at Manila’s Rizal Park

A new edible garden is blooming inside Rizal Park in Manila to promote urban agriculture amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Young agripreneurs export Tarlac farmers’ okra harvest to Japan

Young Filipino agripreneurs are exporting 'okra' or ladyfingers to Japan to sustain agricultural-business and to support the livelihood of Tarlac farmers who are greatly affected by the fluctuation of 'palay' price.

Davao City named Philippines’ official Cacao capital

The City of Davao was officially named the Cacao Capital of the Philippines for its booming chocolate industry which is responsible for producing the most cacao beans in the entire Davao region.

This home delivery brings Homegrown Organics farmers’ fresh harvest to your doorstep

Looking for home delivery of fresh fruits and vegetables that are pesticide-free? You can now order farmers' harvest online via Homegrown Organics delivered straight to your doorstep.

Local farmers start selling fresh produce at Petron’s SMC Kadiwa stands

Local farmers have started selling their fresh produce at Petron stations in stands set up by San Miguel Corporation (SMC).

UE-Caloocan joins campaign to promote urban farming as household food source after lockdown

The University of the East Caloocan (UE-Caloocan) is joining the campaign to promote urban farming as a food source for households amid food sustainability issues during the lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Pangasinan Kindness Station of UPLB agripreneur Anjanette Tadena provides for indigent families

UPLB alumna and agripreneur Anjanette Tadena started a “Kindness Station” In Pangasinan to provide for the basic grocery needs of farmers and indigent families during the Luzon-wide lockdown.

Free fruit, veggie seeds for home gardens distributed to promote good nutrition in communities...

To help provide and supplement the people’s food and nutritional needs during the lockdown, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has increased its call and campaign for urban agriculture/gardening through the distribution of free vegetable seeds and planting materials nationwide.

Sugarcane waste will soon be used as animal feed and fuel for cooking

Sugarcane field waste leaves and stalks will soon be used as animal feed and an alternative fuel for cooking based on a research project of the Department of Agriculture - Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (DA-PHilMech).

Philippine bamboo upgraded to high-value crop status

The status of the Philippine bamboo has been upgraded to "high-value crop" following an announcement by the Department of Agriculture.
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