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Every administration has high aspirations of making our country self-sufficient in rice. This is understandable, considering that we are a rice-consuming and producing country.
THE House special committee on food security has approved a substitute bill seeking to mandate food establishments in the country to donate its excess food to the poor.
THE average age of farmers and fisherfolks in the Philippines is 57 years old. That was established by the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), a few years ago. Back then, it noted that most of the young in the countryside were migrating to the cities. They are not interested in farming anymore.
FARM output in the first three months was seen to pace some 1 percent slower due to seasonality and high base reference, with the crops subsector still leading the increment.
The “first and biggest” solar-powered irrigation system in Luzon was completed in Llanera, Nueva Ecija following its successful initial testing conducted last Friday.