Industry News

Strengthening support for biotechnology in PHL

Sunday, 15 October 2017 00:00

In its September 15 issue, the BusinessMirror cited diocesan priest Fr. Emmanuel Alparce, a member of the Department of Agriculture Biotech Program Technical Committee on Information, Education and Communication, who said that lawmakers should be open-minded about the biotechnological developments being conducted in the country that seek to curb poverty and improve the lives of Filipinos.

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South Luzon LGU execs eye climate-resilient agriculture

Sunday, 15 October 2017 00:00

AGRICULTURAL productivity will soon be measured by how local government unit (LGU) executives in 17 regions in Southern Luzon understand how climate change affects agricultural productivity and ways of implementing well-tested tools and processes in establishing climate-smart villages (CSVs) in their respective areas.

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Virgin coconut oil plant in Pantukan set for expansion

Thursday, 12 October 2017 00:00

THE Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) processing plant of Cocolife Multi-Purpose Coop in Pantukan, Compostela Valley will be expanded into a village-level manufacturing plant in connection to the increasing export demand of virgin coconut oil.

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Biopesticide lead the registration in Sep, China Read Chinese

Thursday, 12 October 2017 00:00

According to China Pesticide Registration Watch, 43 products were granted registration from Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture (ICAMA) in September, 2017. These registrations includes 16 herbicide , 4 fungicides, 13 insecticides, 7 plant growth regulators (PGR), 2 insect sex pheromone, 1 insecticide / rodenticide.

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