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Decoupled payments as safety nets for rice farmers NOW

Saturday, 14 July 2018 00:00

The previous week’s column (01 July 2018) dealt with decoupled payments as safety nets for rice farmers as an appropriate and equitable response to the imminent lifting of the quantitative restrictions (QR) in the importation of rice and its replacement with tariffs. This is part of our commitment to the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture (URAA) as a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its predecessor, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).

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India government asks agro-chemical companies to bring innovative products to check new pest attacks

Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00

The India government asked agro-chemicals industry to come up with innovation solutions to deal with new pest attacks on crops that affects yields yesterday. Addressing a Ficci event, Chemical and Petro-chemical Secretary P Raghavendra Rao said the government will focus on protecting the data of new molecules.

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Eastern Visayas has most number of learning sites, schools for practical agriculture

Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00

SOGOD, Southern Leyte – Eastern Visayas has the most number of learning sites and schools for practical agriculture.

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P9.2M DA aid to Samar town modernizes farming systems

Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00

MARABUT, SAMAR – The agricultural assistance extended by the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office 8 (DA-RFO-8) based in Tacloban City, is now modernizing the farming activities of the beneficiaries, report from the office of the municipal mayor of this town said here Friday.

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