agriculture

Seedless avocado exists and it’s here in the Philippines

The fruit is elongated like cucumber, sweet like honey, viscous, and, of course, seedless. It is a product of a farmer’s decades of attempts to make a seedless avocado

Buy vegetables in bulk for community pantries and help farmers up north

For P500-P700, you can get 10-20 kg of cabbage, sayote, tomatoes, and more through Rural Rising Philippines’s Community Pantry Highland Edition

Cacao juice, once the humble farmers’ drink, may be chocolate industry’s ticket to sustainability

Malagos Chocolate is one of the first local producers to make cacao juice extracted from the white flesh of cacao pods

Truckloads of Ifugao farmers’ produce are going to waste due to quarantine travel restrictions
Tons of tomatoes from Ifugao farmers are wasted each day. Here’s how to help

Last month, a Facebook post by Ifugao Highland Farmers’ Forum revealed that farmers in the…

P1 billion worth of agriculture damaged by Typhoon Ambo

According to a report by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), farmers…

Throughout quarantine, LGUs has helped farmers by buying P1.58-B worth of produce
Throughout quarantine, LGUs have helped farmers by buying P1.58-B worth of produce

According to the Department of Agriculture (DA), local government units (LGUs) across the country have…

The Philippines is an agricultural country—but why do we import rice?

Back in 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte committed a bigger budget for the Department of Agriculture…

DA extends food pass validity and assures sufficient rice supply

In line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon…

Farm fresh produce from local farmers can be bought weekly at the Department of Agriculture

The annual National Food Fair held by the Department of Trade and Industry has been…

Millennials are the future of farming

There’s a crop of active individuals who are trying to change the face of local…