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The Department of Agriculture says the loans are zero interest, with technical assistance from the government
Agriculture Secretary William Dar says authorities must raise biosecurity measures in Kalibo and Caticlan airports to contain and prevent the entry of African swine fever in the province
'It could not have come at the most opportune time. The department in this junction of time needs a leader like him,' says Senator Cynthia Villar, chair of the Senate committee on agriculture
(UPDATED) Agriculture Secretary William Dar says the Philippine government will make it more difficult for rice imports to enter the country to help local farmers, but will not totally ban importation
The President says he opted to stop the importation of rice as he could not stop rice tariffication, which was needed to 'erase corruption'
(UPDATED) Agriculture Secretary William Dar and Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo deny that President Rodrigo Duterte gave an order to stop the importation of rice
Agriculture Secretary William Dar says smuggled Chinese pork products that were fed to pigs caused the African swine fever outbreak in the Philippines
Agriculture didn't even grow 1% in 2018. Acting Secretary William Dar says he plans to improve the numbers through programs and reforms.
After saying he might pick a former military man to head the Department of Agriculture, President Rodrigo Duterte chooses an agriculture expert instead