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AGRICULTURE

Efforts to stop ASF spread seen to succeed in Davao Occidental

DAVAO CITY - The government's effort to contain the spread of the African Swine Fever (ASF) which was reported in the remote coastal town of Don Marcelino, Davao Occidental is expected to succeed as a total lockdown was declared by the provincial government and the Department of Agriculture yesterday.

After an initial confusion, national government agencies, local governments and the private sector jointly jumped into action and implemented a total ban on the transport of hogs and pork from the whole province.

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DA awards P38-M projects to Tantangan farmers

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - The Department of Agriculture (DA) surprised farmers of Tantangan in South Cotabato with more than PhP38-million worth of projects as they celebrated their town’s 59thfounding anniversary Thursday.

Agriculture Secretary Dr. William "Manong Willie" Dar personally awarded the multi-million agricultural projects to the local government unit, farmers’ associations and individual farmers.

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MinDA urges farmers to grow organic black rice

Targeting a lucrative market!

DAVAO CITY - As Mindanao starts the export of organic brown, red and black rice, I have been confronted by the question: "Why are you exporting when the rest of the country is importing rice?"

My answer is simple: Mindanao is not exporting a commodity which is Rice.

We are exporting a High Value Product which is organically grown brown, red and black rice for a niche market willing to pay a higher price for healthy food.

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PRRD vows more help to farmers in Region 12

PIGCAWAYAN, North Cotabato  – President Rodrigo Duterte today assured farmers in the Soccsksargen region and in the country that his administration will have “after delivery services” to farmer beneficiaries of agricultural intervention.

“The problem with previous administration was they just extended help to farmers and nothing else, no monitoring, no help after, no after delivery services, that is why the agriculture sector failed to take off,” President Duterte said in vernacular in a speech here Friday afternoon.

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Catamco asks DA secretary for more aid to NoCot farmers, she gets "thumbs up" from Dar

PIGCAWAYAN, North Cotabato - Governor Nancy Catamco lobbied with Department of Agriculture Secretary William Dar for more support to farmers of North Cotabato.

While waiting for President Duterte's visit here, Catamco met with Secretary Dar before the turn over of P58 million worth of agricultural intervention to various farmers organisations in North Cotabato Province.

The governor personally requested Dar's support in furthering agricultulral aid to farmers through the provision of farm implements, equipment and farm inputs.

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Catamco disperses swines to 130 farmers

KIDAPAWAN CITY  - One hundred thirty farmer beneficiaries were awarded with swine under the swine production program of Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco during the dispersal at the provincial capitol today.

In her message during the signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) and dispersal, the governor asked the cooperation of farmers in becoming responsible beneficiaries by attending to their swine properly and ensure proper production to earn income.

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Making farmers’ dream come true through Farm Business School

SARANGANI - For most of the small farmers in Barangay Upo, Maitum, Sarangani, making innovations and improvement in their farming were only a dream since they lack the entrepreneurship and management skills.

To make farmers’ dreams come true, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) offered a breakthrough in this indigenous peoples’ community - the Farm Business School (FBS). 

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BARMM holds 1st food security summit

COTABATO CITY — The Bangsomoro Government's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR) spearheaded the conduct of the first ‘Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Food Security Summit’ on December 10 to 12, 2019 in Cotabato City.

The summit, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA) – Halal Food Industry Development Program, carries the theme, "Bangsamoro ay Paunlarin: Masaganang Ani, Mataas na Kita, Halal at Organikong Pagkain ay Siguruhin.”

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Largest ARB community cluster in Region 12 launched in Sultan Kudarat

ISULAN – The Department of Agrarian Reform Sultan Kudarat recently launched the largest Agrarian Reform Community (ARC) Cluster in Region XII, combining 5 adjacent municipalities which aims to usher in new projects and programs for agrarian reform beneficiaries, farmers and farmworkers in this province.

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SK farmers to benefit from DAR climate resilient projects

ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat  - Catering to six of 12 municipalities in the province of Sultan Kudarat, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over farm machineries and inputs to 12 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBOs) under the Climate Resilient Farm Productivity Support Project (CRFPS) in order to battle the effects of climate change and restore the planet's growth and rebirth.

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