Posts Tagged palay

Agriculture group complains of lost income due to low market price of palay

Marje Pelayo   •   September 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Farmers have been losing a significant amount of income because the price of palay has become so low. This is what the agriculture group, Samahang Industriya ng...

Mababang presyo ng palay dahil sa rice tariffication law, itinanggi ng DA

Robie de Guzman   •   October 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Mariing pinabulaanan ng Department of Agriculture ang alegasyon ng ilang grupo ng mga magsasaka hinggil sa umano’y pagbaba ng presyo ng palay dahil sa ipinatutupad na Rice...

DA urges LGUs, private sector anew to buy palay, corn directly from local farmers

Robie de Guzman   •   October 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Thursday renewed its appeal to local government units (LGU) and the private sector to buy palay and corn directly from farmers...

Multi-sectoral group calls for repeal of rice liberalization law; doubts Duterte’s sincerity in suspending rice importation

Maris Federez   •   November 20, 2019

A multi-sectoral group expressed doubts on President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s sincerity when he announced that he is ordering the temporary suspension of rice importation in the country. The group went...

Lost revenue of farmers due to lowering price of palay reaches P50-B – farmers group

Maris Federez   •   October 22, 2019

The amount of losses that rice farmers have incurred has reached P50-Billion, based on the computation of the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF). In a phone-patch interview, FFF’s national manager...

Duterte tells NFA to buy palay from local farmers at reasonable price

Robie de Guzman   •   September 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday told the Department of Agriculture, through the National Food Authority (NFA) to buy palay (unhusked rice) from local farmers at a reasonable...

NFA procures 1.26M sacks of palay from local farmers in Q1

Marje Pelayo   •   April 4, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The National Food Authority (NFA) has increased its procurement of local farmers’ yield in the first quarter of 2019 by 6,149% higher than last year. According to...

Commercial rice prices seen to go down in November

admin   •   September 17, 2018

  As harvest season begins, the price of palay is expected to go down from P25 per kilo to P18-P22 by November until next year according to Agriculture Secretary Manny...

NFA plans to increase the buying price of palay

UNTV News   •   June 27, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The National Food Authority (NFA) has its hands tied to only P17 per kilogram on its buying or support price for local procurement of palay (unhusked rice)....

Administrasyong Aquino, naniniwalang hindi na aangkat ng bigas ang Pilipinas sa susunod na taon

UNTV News   •   July 6, 2012

MANILA, Philippines — Hindi na aangkat pa ng bigas ang Pilipinas sa 2013 . Batay ito sa pagtaya ng pamahalaan na makakamit na ng bansa ang target na si rice self-sufficiency...


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