I'm not running for the senate

Mon Sep 4, 2017  •  0
by: Manny Piñol
Shortly after I made a report to Cabinet this afternoon about the success of the task to contain the Bird Flu in Central Luzon, President Rody Duterte generously praised me and the Department of..

Pinol provides solutions to major problems in agriculture

Thu Aug 31, 2017  •  0
by: Carl Ulysses Aguillon
TUPI, South Cotabato --  The Department of Agriculture (DA) today aims to address the three major problems of farmers and fisherfolks.In a farmers’ forum held here, Secretary Emmanuel..

DAF ban on shipment of chicken, ducks, eggs from Luzon lifted

Wed Aug 23, 2017  •  0
by: Manny Piñol
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) today lifted the ban on the transport of poultry and poultry products from Luzon to other parts of the country following a report from its..

N. Cotabato to put up checkpoints to preveny spread of avian

Mon Aug 21, 2017  •  0
by: Malu Manar
KIDAPAWAN CITY -- A member of the provincial council in North Cotabato has strongly recommended the setting up of animal quarantine checkpoints in at least seven entry points of the province to..

Filipinos show preparedness in handling bird flu outbreak

Sun Aug 13, 2017  •  0
by: Manny Piñol
The dreaded Avian Influenza, Type A Sub-Type H5, is now confirmed to be the cause of the deaths of about 37,000 fowls, mostly layer chicken, in San Luis, Pampanga.The AI that hit the country for the..

ARMM tops regional fisheries production in 2016

Thu Aug 3, 2017  •  0
COTABATO CITY – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is the top fish-producing region in the country in 2016, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.Based on the 2016..

Agri chief distributes P215.5-M worth of farm equipment to Region 12 farmers, fishers

Mon Jul 31, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez with photos from Agri-Tayo Soccsksargen
TUPI, South Cotabato -- Agriculture Sec. Emmanuel Piñol today awarded more than P215.5-M worth of farm equipment and facilities to farmer groups and local governments of SOCCSKSARGEN..

DA regional offices ordered to conduct regular seminars

Sun Jul 23, 2017  •  0
by: Manny Piñol
Following the enthusiastic response of farmers and ordinary housewives to the training on Onion and Garlic farming conducted by the Agriculture Department in Davao City Friday, I have directed all..

Seaweed farmers struggle as the seaweed industry grows

Sat Jul 8, 2017  •  0
BONGAO, Tawi-Tawi – Residents of this southernmost province depend largely on fishing and seaweed farming as sources of livelihood. These fishermen and farmers from Tausug and Sama tribes rely..

DA rolls out P25.9-M projects to Midsayap town

Sat Jul 1, 2017  •  0
by: Carl Ulysses Aguillon
MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) is bringing the government closer to farming and fishing communities in the countryside as the agency awarded P25.9-million worth..