e-Learning for Agriculture and Fisheries

Learn and Earn Through e-Learning for Agriculture and Fisheries

The Agricultural Training Institute is the lead implementing agency of the Department of Agriculture’s e-Extension Program. Together with other government agencies, state universities and colleges, and non-government organizations, the ATI puts into action a program that is meant to provide...
Pilipinas Agila Tires

DA, DTI to Launch ‘Pilipinas Agila Tires’

As part of the government's effort to stabilize and even increase the buying price of local rubber produced by farmers in the country, Pilipinas Agila Tires, the first locally manufactured motorcycle tire brand that uses 100 percent local rubber bought...
Department of Agriculture

DA to Fund Families Willing to Sell Coconut Water in the Metro

To help alleviate the plight of coconut farmers affected by the weak copra prices, the Department of Agriculture (DA) will be providing loans for poor families and out-of-school youth who are willing to sell coconut products in the streets of...
Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte: ‘Fertilizers, seeds, and land, not bullets, to fight the insurgency.’

President Rodrigo Duterte expressed his intention to fight the insurgency in the country by purchasing and distributing fertilizers and seeds, instead of using the funds to buy bullets. In a speech delivered during the ceremonial distribution of certificate of land...
boy riding a buffalo in the ricefield

Russia is the Next Destination of Philippine Agri Products

The country’s Department of Agriculture is eyeing to tap the Russian market as the next consumer of Philippines’ coconut oil, bananas, shrimps, and other agricultural commodities, as it recently organized a trade mission to the said country. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel...
ricefield

DA Gets Funding Assistance from Two Israeli Firms

The country’s agriculture sector is getting a boost from two Israeli firms, Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said in two separate statements. Netafim Philippines will be establishing demonstration farms for irrigated upland rice and sugarcane farms in several areas...
a farmer plowing his rice field

DA to Farmers: ‘Sell Your ‘Palay’ to NFA and Get P50K Loan’

About 500 rice farmers who will sell their produce to the National Food Authority (NFA) may take advantage of a P50, 000 worth of loan from the Department of Agriculture with low-interest rates and without any collateral. Department of Agriculture...
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Overpriced Pork Being Sold in Some Wet Markets

MANILA, Philippines-The Bureau of Animal Industry on Monday, July 10, revealed that some wet markets are selling pork at higher prices despite lower farm gate costs. According to Animal Industry assistant director Simeon Amurao Jr., some wet markets are selling...
Jejomar-Binay

Binay Blasts Government, Department of Agriculture Criticized Over 1 Billion Credit Facility

Vice President Jejomar Binay lashed on the government, hitting on the Department of Agriculture, Tuesday, criticizing that the Agriculture and Fishery Financing Program (AFFP) is a P1 billion credit facility and yet only P106.5 million was released to farmers and...