Thursday, March 16, 2023
The Philippines allocates US$775 million for agriculture programmes this year
The Philippines' Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has announced that it has allocated PHP 42.8 billion (~US$775 million; PHP 10 = US$0.18) for agriculture programmes in the country this year under the 2023 General Appropriations Ac ...
Thursday, January 26, 2023
Philippines' agriculture production down for third straight year in 2022
The Philippines' agricultural output remained in negative territory for the third straight year in 2022 as production contracted in three out of the four quarters of last year, government data released on January 25 revealed.
Thursday, October 6, 2022
Philippines' agriculture group blames traders for the spike in meat prices
Philippines' agriculture group Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (Sinag) has blamed traders and middlemen for the increase in retail meat prices in the country, The Manila Times reported.
Friday, August 5, 2022
Philippines Department of Agriculture wants data forecasting for crops, livestock in Western Visayas
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) is now pushing for data forecasting for crops and livestock production in Western Visayas region.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Philippines agriculture department partners with US university in fight against animal diseases
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) has struck up an academic partnership with a US university amid its fight against animal diseases like African swine fever (ASF).
Monday, July 25, 2022
Philippines' agriculture department to increase production of ruminants
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) said it will seek to expand production of ruminant animals like cattle, carabao, goat and sheep.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
ASF incidence in Philippines tapering, says agriculture department
The incidence of African swine fever (ASF) in the Philippines has substantially waned after the outbreak was first detected in 2019, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA).
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Philippines Department of Agriculture to monitor online pork product sellers
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture branch in Western Visayas region will be monitoring online pork sellers to confirm if their sources are free from African swine fever (ASF), the Philippine News Agency reported.
Monday, February 7, 2022
Philippines' agriculture firms sign up for government swine repopulation efforts
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture said it has inked a partnership with private firms that look to join the country's swine repopulation efforts after swine numbers drastically declined following African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks, ...
Friday, January 28, 2022
Agriculture in the Philippines declines 1.7% due to lower livestock production
Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority show agriculture and fisheries production fell 1.7% in 2021 compared to the year prior, caused by livestock diseases and Typhoon Odette, Manila Standard reported.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Philippines' agriculture officials highlight importance of vaccines for poultry
Chickens need vaccines to protect them from poultry diseases, the Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 2 (Cagayan Valley) said.
Monday, August 30, 2021
Philippines Agriculture Secretary highlights importance of poultry industry
Philippines Agriculture Secretary William Dar emphasised the role of the poultry sector in the country's agricultural development, describing it as a bright spot for the industry's growth this year.
Monday, June 21, 2021
Philippines' agriculture department works with state-owned bank to increase pork production
The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is working closely with the Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) and stakeholders in the hog industry to increase pork production to meet consumer demand and stabilise the prices of the m ...
Friday, January 29, 2021
Philippines' Department of Agriculture urges hog raisers to get free insurance
The Philippine's Department of Agriculture (DA) is lobbying insurance packages to local backyard and commercial hog raisers due to the potential risks of farms getting hit by disease outbreaks.
Friday, September 4, 2020
Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) asked by industry groups to ban all poultry imports
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) decided to ban the entry of chicken imports from Brazil and put a temporary ban on all imported chicken in relation to COVID-19 prevention and control procedures.

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