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Support organic farming – Villar

Sen. Cynthia A. Villar has urged the government to enhance organic agriculture in the country, saying that the Philippines has an advantage in this area over its Association of Southeast Asian neighbors.

Manila, Philippines – Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso J. Alcala has pledged to support the culture of bees or apiculture for honey and as an adjunct enterprise to orchard fruit production. Alcala made the commitment during a meeting early this month of apiculture industry stakeholders at the National Apiculture Research, Training, and Development Institute […]

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MANILA, Philippines – Win over climate change by engaging in organic agriculture. Dr. Victoria Espaldon, professor and dean of the School of Environmental Management of the University of the Philippines at Los Banos (UPLB-SEM), gave this advice recently to farmers in the hope of winning them over from conventional farming. Espaldon made the pitch in […]

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