Farming News Daily http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk This is the RSS syndication feed for farmingnewsdaily.co.uk. New gilts for Philippine-based Thai Conglomerate One of Asia Pacific region’s largest Agribusiness conglomerates, Charoen Pokphand Philippines (CP) has taken delivery of 1,500 genetically-improved AC1 gilts at its newly-built unit at CP Farms, in Tinang, Tarlac in Central Luzon. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/230914/new_gilts_for_philippine_based_thai_conglomerate.aspx BHR Communications Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT ASEAN Countries have big potential for Islamic Finance: Zubair Mughal There are multiple opportunities in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries to promote Islamic Finance, through which Halal Industry can be flourished rapidly in the region. These views were expressed by Muhammad Zubair Mughal, Chief Executive Officer, AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics (CIBE) during his speech at “First National Halal Forum” in Manila which was organized by Department of Science and Technology, Government of Philippines at a local hotel (Shangri-La Makati) on 29th- 30th October, 2013, in order to grow Halal Industry and Economy on both regional and international level. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/091113/asean_countries_have_big_potential_for_islamic_finance_zubair_mughal.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 09 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT Pilot dairy farm The Camiguin Pilot Dairy Farm, consisting of 25 dairy cows, has been funded by P140,000 of National Diary Authority funding. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/120613/pilot_dairy_farm_.aspx 5mpublishing Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Loans for poultry farmers The Bank of the Philippines Island (BPI) is to aid the country’s poultry producers with the launch of its BPI Agribusiness Solutions that offers loans to livestock and poultry producers in Mindanao. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300513/loans_for_poultry_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Foreign farm investment Agricultural Secretary Proceso J. Alcala is right: Big local and foreign corporations should invest in agriculture, not only to ensure food security, but also to accelerate countryside development. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270513/foreign_farm_investment.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Exprting cattle feed The Department of Agriculture in partnership with corn industry groups recently sent an initial shipment of 24 metric tons (MT) of corn feed silage for cattle to Busan, South Korea. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240513/_exprting_cattle_feed.aspx 5mpublishing Sun, 26 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT A look at farming Last week I discussed the rebirth of the Filipino cuisine and noted its implication on the agriculture sector, specifically the growing demand for reliable supplies of high-quality fruits and vegetables. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200513/a_look_at_farming.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 25 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT LDP Farms Food Corporation LDP Farms Food Corporation, supplier of day-old chicks to Philippine poultry integrator San Miguel, has signed an agreement with Petersime to expand their hatchery in San Fabian with an extra setting capacity of 576,000 eggs per week. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170513/ldp_farms_food_corporation_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 3.3% growth in farm production Agriculture grew by 3.3 percent to P352.5 billion in the first quarter of the year, with the crops, fishery, poultry and livestock subsectors expanding in January to March, the Department of Agriculture said Friday. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140513/_growth_in_farm_production.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 18 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Government turns down farmers requests The government has turned down farmers’ demand for ban on foreign direct investment (FDI) in the farm sector and on the import of genetically-modified (GM) crops, in the upcoming Agriculture Development Strategy (ADS). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/090513/government_turns_down_farmers_requests_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 11 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Time to modernise farming Among the three main sectors of the Philippine economy, agriculture is the most neglected in terms of investments and development. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/080513/time_to_modernise_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Help for small farmers The Land Bank of the Philippines further strengthened its support to small farmers and fisherfolk with loan releases amounting to P39.9 billion from January to December 2012, benefiting 772,892 small farmers and fisherfolk. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/090413/help_for_small_farmers_.aspx 5mpublishing Sun, 14 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Help for farmers The Land Bank of the Philippines further strengthened its support to small farmers and fishermen with loan releases amounting to P39.9 billion from January to December 2012, benefiting 772,892 small businesses. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100413/help_for_farmers_.aspx 5mpublishing Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Organic farming Located near the national highway and the Agriculture Research Training Center(ARTC), the project will serve as one-stop-shop among consumers patronizing organically – produced vegetables, poultry and pork. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/010313/organic_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Organic farming Personnel of the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVET) conducted lectures on organic duck raising and upgraded native pig production to farmers and members of women organizations of the remote community of Natkak in barangay Camandag recently. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250213/organic_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT GM grain Golden rice, a new strain that boosts vitamin A levels and reduces blindness in developing countries, is about to be sown in the Philippines – and is the new battleground crop. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070213/gm_grain_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 10 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Heavy rains hit farmers Heavy rains on 26 December last year caused flooding and damages to agricultural crops, fisheries, livestock and poultry. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/310113/heavy_rains_hit_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 03 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farming growth Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said the crops subsector played a major role, as palay (paddy rice) and corn posted record harvests of 18.03 million metric tons (MT) and 7.41 million MT, respectively. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250113/farming_growth_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farming and fishing To establish an inventory of the agricultural and fishery resources of which data collected will be used by policymakers and planners the National Statistics Office (NSO) will conduct the 2012 Census on Agriculture and Fisheries (CAF). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140113/farming_and_fishing_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farming and fishing To establish an inventory of the agricultural and fishery resources of which data collected will be used by policymakers and planners the National Statistics Office (NSO) will conduct the 2012 Census on Agriculture and Fisheries (CAF). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140113/farming_and_fishing.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 19 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Biodiesel The Energy Department is studying a proposal from the Agriculture Department to increase the biodiesel blend to 5 percent from the present 2 percent. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020113/biodiesel_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 02 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers hit by typhoon The secluded valley that sheltered Jerry Blanco's banana crop from communist and Muslim rebellions offered no refuge from Typhoon Bopha, which left him destitute in seconds. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/181212/farmers_hit_by_typhoon.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 23 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Who on earth would invest in the Philippines The Asian Development Bank has urged the Philippines and its neighbors to invest more in agriculture, saying that food production must increase to avoid supply shortage and steep price increases over the medium term. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/181212/who_on_earth_would_invest_in_the_philippines.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 23 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Indian River Meeting Celebrates Success Members of the Indian River (IR) Association recently gathered in Manila, Philippines, to talk about country progress, demand for IR birds and best practise husbandry. The three day event also welcomed new Grandparent (GP) customers; Bounty Fresh Foods, Philippines and Al-Noor Chicks, Pakistan. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/201212/indian_river_meeting_celebrates_success.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farm secotr booming In a statement, Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said the modest growth was led by the crops, livestock and poultry subsectors, citing estimates by the DA’s Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS), during a media briefing at the sidelines of the ninth National Organic Agriculture Congress in Cebu City. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/191112/philippines___farm_secotr_booming_.aspx 5mpublishing Mon, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT Poultry farm problems Maosit rebels in the Philppines have raided a poultry farm in the south of the country and burned two buildings after the owner ignored their extortion demands, a military spokesman has confirmed. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/051112/poultry_farm_problems_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT More farmers switch to poultry Rice farmers in the Philippines are turning to egg production to have regular income, reports the Business Mirror Philippines. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/181012/more_farmers_switch_to_poultry.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT Tobacco farming and tax Tobacco farming and tax http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250912/_tobacco_farming_and_tax.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 29 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Grain market nin Asia Asia should cut rice trade barriers and stabilize prices, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Thursday, as concerns grow of a supply crunch similar to one that led to the 2008 global food crisis. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070912/grain_market_nin_asia_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Big plans from PIC Genetics Foremost Farms has signed an agreement with PIC genetics to optimise production and improve quality and efficiency of its sow operations, in Manilla the Philippines. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140812/philippines___big_pland_from_pic_genetics_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 19 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farming on the move Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala in a statement said the modest growth was bannered by the poultry, crops and livestock subsectors, which grew by 5.5 per cent, 1.5 per cent and 0.5 per cent, respectively. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/170812/farming_on_the_move_.aspx 5mpublishing Fri, 17 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Poultry famers cancer stike Poultry and pig producers have agreed not to push through with their planned 'market holiday' after the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) vowed to enforce quarantine inspection on agricultural products that enter the Philippine ports. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160712/poultry_famers_cancer_stike_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 21 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Bananas for the USA Local bananas will finally be able to break into the American market after officials of the Department of Agriculture (DA) confirmed that multinational Dole Philippines will “soon” export bananas from Mindanao to the United States. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100712/bananas_for_the_usa_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farm investment The Board of Investments(BOI) has approved two agricultural projects with combined cost of P102 million. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040712/farm_investment_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 07 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farming stories A search for best agriculture stories has been launched to recognize the chroniclers of Philippine agriculture who shared inspirational insights on the best stories that have shaped the lives of our people. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030712/farming_stories_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Pig farmers not happy Hog raisers are planning to question the implementation of a directive from the Department of Agriculture that stops traders from selling the meat eight hours after the animal is slaughtered. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030712/pig_farmers_not_happy_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Natural Farming Seminar - July 5, 6, and 7, 2012 Bohol Coco Farm are pleased to inform you of the 3rd Natural Farming Training Seminar to be held on July 5, 6, and 7, 2012 (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) at Bohol Coco Farm in Libaong, Panglao , Bohol. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130612/philippines___natural_farming_seminar___july___and__.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 17 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Banana farming and exports Malacañang is eyeing the export of bananas to Singapore to help local banana farmers affected by the stricter entry requirements imposed by China, which allegedly found pests in the fruits from the Philippines. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110612/banana_farming_and_exports_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT The dairy trade Dairy Confederation National Chairman Danilo Fausto bared this before the more than 500 participants of the 15th Dairy Congress and Expo which opened at the Hotel Supreme, 16 to 18 May. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060612/the_dairy_trade_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT TopPigs genetics Topigs Philippines and QJJ Group build genetics base http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040612/toppigs_genetics_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 04 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Bananas for China Reports of Philippine bananas rotting at Chinese ports as trade dispute between the two countries escalates. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300512/bananas_for_china_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Smuggling pigs The leaders are AGAP party-list Rep. Nicanor Briones; ABONO party-list chairman Rosendo So; Edwin G. Chen, president, Pork Producers Federation of the Philippines, Inc.; Daniel Javellana Jr., chairman, National Federation of Hog Farmers, Inc.; Gregorio San Diego Jr., president, United Broilers Raisers Association; and Ernesto Ordonez, chairman, Alyansa Agrikultura. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210512/smuggling_pigs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 21 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Help for pig farmers The Philippines’ economically stunted growth in hog and poultry industries, along with the issues of unfair completion surrounding the illegal imports of meat and meat products has prompted Department of Agriculture to schedule meetings with leaders in the hog and poultry industries, according to Philippine Informatino Agency. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/080512/help_for_pig_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 13 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Breeding pigs flown in from USA Over 1,000 PIC breeding pigs head for San Miguel Foods http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260412/breeding_pigs_flown_in_from_usa_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 26 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT The growing dairy industry The Philippines is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and has a population of over 93 million. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100412/the_growing_dairy_industry_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Korean farm investment South Korean businessmen are eyeing investments in infrastructure, agriculture, and natural resources, according to the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/290312/korean_farm_investment_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 29 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Coconut sugar Philippine government and private sector representatives are meeting next month to craft a master plan on coconut sap sugar and how the industry can get into the global market for a sugar alternative http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240212/coconut_sugar.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT The sugar market Philippine government and private sector representatives are meeting next month to craft a master plan on coconut sap sugar and how the industry can get into the global market for a sugar alternative http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/230212/the_sugar_market.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT Pig genetics from Canada Topigs Philippines recently imported 1111 top SPF genetics from Canada to set up a new nucleus farm for San Miguel Foods, Inc. (SMFI) in the Isabela province of the country. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200212/pig_gentics_from_canada_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT UK animal feed Ufac-UK has appointed First Fil-Bio I/E Corporation, as their sole distributor in the Philippines. First Fil-Bio, based in Bulacan Province, near Manila, distributes veterinary and feed supplements throughout the islands. Under the recently signed exclusive agreement with the company’s president, Henry Ibasco, Ufac-UK will be supplying protein and energy supplements for use in diets by the country’s rapidly-growing pig and poultry industries. Ufac-UK will also be providing support at field level as well as nutritional expertise, through regular visits by its UK-based technical staff. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/310112/uk_animal_feed.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT