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Challenges and Shifts in Philippines’ Livestock Industry: Production, Imports, Price Trends, and Q Fever Risk

Explore the latest updates on the Philippines’ livestock industry: production shifts, increased meat imports, price trends, and the emerging Q fever risk affecting health and market dynamics. Image Source: Philippine Star Declining Local Production The Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) latest data on the country’s livestock production reported a slight movement for the first quarters (Q1) …

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Philippine Fisheries Dynamics: Market Shifts, Aquaculture Update, Sovereignty Concerns, Solar Projects, and Project LEAD

Explore Philippine fisheries’ evolving landscape, influenced by market shifts, aquaculture growth, sovereignty issues amid escalating tensions over the West Philippine Sea,, floating solar project, and the Project LEAD of DOST-PCAARRD. An increase in Fish Unloaded in Ports Drives Down Retail Prices According to the latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the average retail …

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Philippine Rice Updates: Increased Farmgate Price, Tariff Cuts, NFA Procurement, Terrace Revival, Rice Root System Enhancement, and Biogas Innovation

Discover key updates in the Philippine rice sector: increase in farmgate price, tariff cuts for lower prices, active NFA rice procurement efforts, the revival of historic terraces, enhancement of rice root systems, and innovative biogas solutions. Image Source: Inquirer Increased Farmgate Price of Unmilled Rice On June 14, 2024, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported …

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The Ginger Dilemma: Balancing Supply, Demand, and Fair Prices

Discover the dynamic ginger market, experiencing price drops in Nueva Vizcaya but spikes in Metro Manila. Uncover factors, government actions, and impacts on farmers and consumers. Image Source: Business World Decrease in Farmgate Price of Ginger On June 6, 2024, Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (SINAG) Executive Director Jayson Cainglet relayed to Business World that many …

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Typhoon Aghon: Impact and Response in the Agriculture Market

Typhoon Aghon Impact: Agricultural Advisories, Damages, Market Price Increases, and Government Response Image Source: PAGASA Typhoon Aghon On May 24, 2024, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported a low-pressure area east of Surigao del Sur, which turned into Tropical Depression Aghon that initially placed four areas under Signal No. 1, including …

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Onion Production Surge: Market Impact, Importation Ban, and Support Initiatives for Farmers in the Philippines

Exploring Onion Production Surge: Implications on Prices, Import Ban Extension, and Farmer Support Initiatives Image Source: The Philippine Star Anticipated Increase of Onion Output in Q2 On May 20, 2024, the Department of Agriculture (DA) reported their forecast that the country’s onion production would increase this second quarter (Q2) of 2024, anticipating a 105.28% growth …

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The Philippine Sugar Industry Amid El Niño: Production Exceeding Projection, Market Dynamics, Import Demands, Export Opportunity, and Raised Health Concerns on “Magic” Sugar

Exploring the sugar industry’s resilience amid El Niño: Production surpasses projections, price trends, call for imports, export opportunity, and health concerns. Image Source: Rappler Sugar Output Exceeding Projection Amid El Niño On May 12, 2024, the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) disclosed that they initially projected sugar production to increase by 2.78% equivalent to 1.85 million …

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Livestock Output Optimism and Stable Retail Prices Amid Feed Shortages: Strategies, Challenges, and Vaccine Updates

This article discusses the optimistic outlook for livestock output and stable retail prices despite feed shortages, highlighting strategies, challenges, and updates on the African Swine Fever vaccine rollout. Expected Livestock Output and Issue on Production of Feeds  On May 7, 2024, Agriculture Undersecretary Deogracias Victor B. Savellano expressed his optimism regarding an anticipated rise in …

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Navigating Challenges and Opportunities: Current Dynamics in the Philippine Rice Industry

Discover the complexities of the current Philippine rice industry amid decreasing yields and farmgate prices, rising imports, and government interventions. Image Source: Department of Agriculture Decreasing Rice Yields and Farmgate Prices On April 30, 2024, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecasted that rice production in the Philippines will decrease in 2024 and 2025 due to …

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Pork Plight in the Philippines: ASF Impact, Import Surge, and Market Strain

Discover recent updates in the Philippine pork industry, covering declining local supply due to African Swine Fever, rising imports, escalating prices, and government initiatives. Image Source: Philippine Star Decrease in Local Pork Supply On April 22, 2024, the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) reported a 13.5% decrease in the frozen pork inventory in the Philippines, …

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