DA-12 to convert 74,800 hectares into organic farms

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – The Department of Agriculture in Region 12 in targeting to convert within the next two years around 74,800 hectares of agricultural areas… »

Koronadal LGU pushes organic farming

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 23 Sept) – Upbeat with the prospects of the thriving organic agriculture industry, the city government here is pushing for the massive adoption by local farmers… »

Farmers in Region 12 urged to plant organic rice for foreign markets

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/22 June)— Farmers in Region 12 were encouraged to plant more organic rice for markets abroad as the area shipped anew another volume to a foreign country, the… »

Pioneering SouthCot farmer honored for contributions to rice industry, organic farming

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 30 May) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) posthumously honored a pioneering farmer-rice scientist based in nearby South Cotabato province for his contribution to the… »

Bukidnon to promote organic farming

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/06 January) – Bukidnon will start implementing the law on organic agriculture this year with an information drive and by developing demonstration farms, provincial agriculturist Alson Quimba said.… »

Malaybalay Diocese promotes organic farming

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/19 January) — The Social Action Center (SAC) of the Diocese of Malaybalay is working with close to 800 Bukidnon farmers in its organic farming project, SAC Malaybalay… »

UP professor lashes back at critics, defends controversial Bt eggplant

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 Dec) – The University of the Philippines (UP) professor who headed the Bt Eggplant field testing here lashed back at critics, saying there is nothing to be… »

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