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    • Facts about oysters 

      (Panay News, October 23, 2015, on page B6)
      Oyster - people either love them or hate them, but rarely do oysters garner a simple "meh." Yet surprisingly, there is a lot we don't know about this tasty and slimy bivalve, save for the idea that you eat them raw, ...
    • Facts and myths on seafood allergies 

      (The Manila Times, July 5, 2018, on page D4)
      It is indeed a pity to live in a seafood-abundant country as the Philippines and be allergic to seafood. But what if you’re staying away from any fresh catch across the islands when you don’t have to? While seafood allergies ...
    • 'Family-oriented' Boracay eyed 

      PN; Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, July 29, 2018, on page 6)
      The Department of Tourism Region 6 (DOT-6) is eyeing to make this island resort a “family-oriented” destination when it reopens in less than three months. “We are looking at a more family-oriented destination. Before, the ...
    • Farm damage from 2 storms hit P565M 

      Gomez, Eireene Jairee (The Manila Times, July 24, 2018, on page A3)
      The two tropical storms that soaked Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon damaged P565 million worth of crops, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Monday. The DA’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (DRRMC) ...
    • Farm output growth misses 2018 goal 

      Ignacio, Reicelene Joy N. (BusinessWorld, January 24, 2019, on page S1/1-S1/3)
      Farm output rebounded in the fourth quarter to post a slight expansion but was not enough to push the full-year growth to reach the government’s target, according to data the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) released ...
    • Farm output growth slowed to 1% in 2018 

      Macapagal, Jed (Malaya, January 11, 2019, on page A1)
      Ahead from the release of official figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said the farming sector grew by 1 percent in 2018, due to the effects of 13 weather disturbances ...
    • Farm output target in doubt after flat 3 quarters 

      Ignacio, Reicelene Joy N. (BusinessWorld, December 27, 2018, on page S1/4)
      The Department of Agriculture’s (DA) target of 2.5% growth in farm output this year is unlikely to be achieved, an economist said. According to Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) data, the agriculture sector grew 0.15% ...
    • Farmed prawn can be a foreign exchange earner 

      Yap, Julio Jr (Panay News, June 14, 2017, on page 10)
      Locally farmed prawn could be a vital foreign exchange earner for the country. It is a variety of prawn of the eastern Pacific Ocean that is commonly caught or farmed for food. Despite the problems confronting the sector, ...
    • Farmers'/Fishers' Month calls for collective efforts for healthy soils 

      Department of Agriculture (DA) (Manila Bulletin, May 25, 2015, on page 4)
      This month, the Department of Agriculture celebrates the contribution of the agri-fishery laborers to growth ofPhilippine agriculture and present economic status of the country. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala will ...
    • Farmers, aquaculturists engage in soft-shell crab production 

      Department of Science and Technology (DOST); PN (Panay News, September 19, 2015, on page 5)
      Soft-shell crab farming is a profitable business providing employment and dollar income, hence the increasing interest of farmers and aquaculturists to engage in the farming activity. In Asia, commercial soft-shell crab ...
    • Farmers, fisherfolk to get P316-M projects 

      (Panay News, March 2, 2016, on page 4)
      Farmers and fisherfolk in Aklan, Antique, Guimaras, and Iloilo will receive today P315.7 million worth of projects from the Department of Agriculture (DA). DA secretary Proceso Alcala will lead the turnover of farm-to-market ...
    • Farmers, fisherfolk to get subsidies for SSS contributions 

      (The Philippine Star, April 21, 2014, on page A-29)
      Farmers' monthly contributions to the Social Security System (SSS) as self-employed members will be fully subsidized by the Department of Agriculture (DA). Apart from farmers, fisherfolk will also be added to the list of ...
    • Farmers, fisherfolks day 

      Lopez, Alexander D. (Manila Bulletin, September 24, 2015, on page 9)
      The provincial government of Davao Oriental cited the efforts of farmers and fisherfolks in strengthening food security and socio-economic development in the province during the annual celebration of Farmers and Fisherfolks ...
    • Farmers, fishermen earn P2M in a day 

      Gomez, Eireene Jairee (The Manila Times, October 1, 2018, on page A3)
      Farmers and fishermen who brought their produce to the Department of Agriculture’s TienDA “Malasakit” food outlets in Manila and Quezon City earned about P2 million in a one-day sale on Friday, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel ...
    • Farmers: Agri Dept failed to help us during dry spell 

      Guanzon, Alvin (Manila Standard, May 20, 2015, on page A7)
      Leader of farmers’ groups scored the Department of Agriculture for allegedly doing nothing to contain the impact of the dry spell that has resulted in more than P2 billion in losses in crops and livestock in the Caraga ...
    • Farming the sea in Lanao Del Norte 

      Sarian, Zac B. (Manila Bulletin, January 9, 2016, on page B-6)
      Government projects that showcase practical opportunities whether in farming or fisheries, will always have positive results. Just like the mariculture park project in Lanao del Norte which was launched in 2010 in Panguil ...
    • Fast facts: Philippine crocodile 

      (Manila Standard, November 20, 2018, on page C2)
      Among the rare animals native to the Philippines is the Philippine crocodile, which unfortunately is now critically endangered. Although crocodiles in general are regarded as fearsome predators, conservation of critically ...
    • Fast-maturing shellfish pushed for commercial production 

      Portillo, R. J. R. (BusinessWorld, March 7, 2013, on page S1/6)
      The Government is developing a culture technology for commercial production of a fast-maturing species of oyster, known locally as tikod amo. "The Surigao Del Sur State University (SDSSU) and the Bureau of Agricultural ...
    • Fatal sea mishap: 3 Ilonggos onboard sunken ship in Vietnam 

      De Los Santos, Maricyn A. (The Daily Guardian, January 5, 2015, on page 1-7)
      Three Ilonggos were among the crewmembers of an ill-fated cargo ship which sank in Vietnam waters over the weekend, a Vietnam news agency reported. The Department of Foreign Affairs said the families of the crew members ...
    • Favorite Pinoy breakfast at risk 

      Thomson Reuters Foundation (Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 30, 2018, on page A10)
      Dried fish for breakfast, fried to a crisp with a splash of spiced vinegar, garlic fried rice and a runny egg yolk, is the kind of breakfast that Filipinos crave. The dish, often made with sardines, anchovies, round scad ...