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Faced with growing public anger about a poisonous environment, China’s government released a years-long study that shows nearly one-fifth of the country’s farmland is contaminated with toxic metals, a stunning indictment of unfettered industrialization under the Communist Party’s authoritarian rule.
By Karlos Manlupig
A meal in a Maranao household in Lanao del Sur province is not really complete without the tasty and spicy “palapa,” an appetizer that according to tradition, should be prepared with love using “sakurab,” or white scallions, ginger and chili.
By Gabriel Cardinoza
If they had a choice, farmers Alejandra Lavarias and her husband, Nicanor, would not have planted tobacco almost 50 years ago.
Residents of this agricultural town on Monday grilled thousands of corn cobs on a highway to mark its 106th founding anniversary.
By Anselmo Roque
Farmers in Nueva Ecija province have been enjoying record-high farm gate prices of rice, but rice millers and traders said this good fortune may later affect consumer prices.
The aftermath of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) in the Philippines has added urgency to finding a solution to a longstanding problem: less than 10 percent of farmers have crop insurance, and while its advantages are widely understood, few can afford it.
The agriculture industry group Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (Sinag) lauded the decision of the Supreme Court to stop the release of close to 190,000 bags of rice that are being held at the Manila port for lack of import permits.
By Michael Lim Ubac
An association of farmers has cried foul over what it described as a “shameless act of using the sector as direct beneficiaries of the anomalous” Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).
Farmers in Maguindanao province have been suffering from the brunt of a dry spell and complained that their farmlands were getting drier every day.
By Joey Gabieta
Eighty-one-year-old Mardoquio Guti-ay could not contain his happiness after receiving a sack of certified seeds and another sack of fertilizer from Jose Graziano da Silva, director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Monday afternoon.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
Farmers who have given up hope on agrarian reform and face persistent threats for fighting for land are abandoning farms in one of the country’s agrarian reform hot spots, Bondoc Peninsula, according to a a group of farmers demanding genuine agrarian reform.
By Yolanda Sotelo
Passing through the highway traversing Alacan village in San Fabian town in Pangasinan province, one cannot ignore the peculiar smell of seaweeds being dried by fishermen by the roadside.
After launching last January a campaign dubbed “Piso-piso ng mamamayan kontra smuggling (A peso from the people against smuggling),” a group of agricultural organizations on Monday announced a P200,000 bounty for information on the whereabouts of a woman implicated as a conduit of rice smugglers.