The city government of Navotas has started implementing a number coding scheme for market hours to avoid congestion of buyers and ensure social distancing.
Department of Agriculture
The local government of Quezon City stands by its decisin to bury 121 pigs infected with African swine fever (ASF) at the University of the Philippines campus in Diliman, despite complaints from residents.
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has asked the Department of Agriculture (DA) to clarify who will be getting the P5,000 cash assistance for hog raisers whose pigs have been culled over fears of African swine fever (ASF).
Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao has slammed Agriculture Sec. Manny Piñol following his recent pronouncement on looming hike in the prices of basic goods due to the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong in the northern part of the country.
The Anakpawis party-list group has slammed the Department of Agriculture's (DA) decision to allow the importation of around 17, 000 metric tons of galunggong (round scads).
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Arturo Boncato Jr. as undersecretary of the Department of Tourism.
Abolition of endo is apparently doomed from the very start.
The House committee on agriculture and food is fine-tuning a bill to develop and strengthen the malunggay industry in the country.
Former Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala has been ordered fined by the Office of the Ombudsman over his misuse of government funds.
The Department of Agriculture is now looking for a place in Metro Manila to set up a farmers' trading center, where produce from the provinces can be sold.