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DA eyes bigger rice production in 2021

DA eyes bigger rice production in 2021

Author: DA Communications Group | 11 January 2021 The Department of Agriculture (DA) aims to further improve the country’s rice productivity and adequacy levels this year, boosted by the combined outcomes of government interventions and continued strong partnerships...

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DA projects 1.62 MMT additional rice production in 2021

DA projects 1.62 MMT additional rice production in 2021

SECURE. Agriculture Undersecretary and chief-of-staff Cheryl Caballero shared in Friday's (Jan. 29) virtual briefer that the DA has secured 1.62 million metric tons of rice for 2021 which is valued at PHP24.26 billion. The official said these were through the...

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DA asks seed firms to promote hybrid rice tech

DA asks seed firms to promote hybrid rice tech

HYBRID RICE TECH. Crispulo Bautista Jr., executive director of the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Central Luzon, delivers his message during the Hybrid Rice Derby Field Day and Farmers’ Forum at the Central Luzon State University in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva...

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Hybrid rice model farm increases yield of Butuan farmers

Hybrid rice model farm increases yield of Butuan farmers

BUTUAN CITY, April 7 -- Rice farmers in Barangay Lemon, this city begin to reap the benefits of planting hybrid rice. Last year, 40 rice farmers in the city accepted the challenge to be farmer-cooperators of the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Caraga's Hybrid Rice...

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