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DA palay ratooning program set

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will implement a ratooning program covering 100,000 hectares to produce more palay and offset losses due to back-to-back typhoons that hit Luzon recently.

Enough rice

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Manila, Philippines – Longtime rice industry observer Manuel Q. Bondad believes there is enough rice for the entire country in spite of the damage wrought by typhoon “Pedring” in Luzon farms. Bondad, a retired banker now engaged in farming, said even if the palay losses due to Pedring breach 760,000 metric tons (MT), the total […]

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