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31 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Philippines Product to Keep Pig, Poultry Farms Fly-free Developed
PHILIPPINES - With the mounting complaints of flies and bad odour from poultry farms, a Davao-basaed inventor came up with a product that neutralises odour and drives away house flies and crawling insects...
07 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Philippines Workshop Offers Variety Meat Ideas for Philippine Pork Processors
PHILIPPINES - Encouraging Philippine companies to use more US pork, USMEF organized a technical workshop on fibrinogen utilisation in variety meat for research and development departments, production operations...
10 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Philippines NUTRIAD Participates in the Philippines Hog Convention
PHILIPPINES - Multinational feed additives producer NUTRIAD, participated in the recently concluded 26th National Hog Convention & Trade Exhibits jointly organized by the Pork Producers Federation of the...
19 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Philippines Government Eager to Hear Feedback on Agri-Fisheries Programmes
PHILIPPINES - The current administration of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is eager to know the comments of farmers, fisherfolks and other agricultural stakeholders on the projects and programmes...
18 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Philippines Lanao Del Norte Farmers Receive P174M in Agricultural Support
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture in Region 10 (DA-10) has awarded a total of P174,626,417 million worth of agricultural projects to the farmers and fisherfolk from 22 municipalities of Lanao...
27 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Philippines Philippines to Focus on Livestock, Fisheries Least Affected by El Niño
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture has said that to counter the negative effects of El Niño and the turbulent typhoons like the ones that wreaked havoc in the country, it will give more attention...
10 December 2015
Pig Industry News from Philippines PIC Imports Next Generation Breeders to Stock New Nucleus Facility
PHILIPPINES - PIC Philippines chartered a B747 in November to import 862 top-indexing breeders from the US to populate its new Sire and Dam line Nucleus facility on the main island of Luzon. ...
17 November 2015
Pig Industry News from Philippines Philippines Agriculture Industry Growing Despite Bad Weather
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture still managed to grow by 0.04 per cent in the third quarter of 2015 despite harsh weather, according to the Philippines' Department of Agriculture....
04 November 2015
Pig Industry News from Philippines Pork Supply Remains Strong Despite Typhoon
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture has assured the public that there will be enough supply of chicken and pork for the holiday season despite typhoon Lando’s onslaught in Central and Northern...
27 October 2015
Pig Industry News from Philippines Typhoon Lando Causes P5.9 billion Damage to Agriculture
PHILIPPINES - Typhoon Lando, which reached its peak on 17 October, has already caused P5.9 billion worth of damage to the country's agricultural sector, including P517,000 to livestock alone....
26 October 2015
Pig Industry News from Philippines MSD Animal Health to Present Important New Data at 7th Asian Pig Veterinary Society Congress
PHILIPPINES - Respiratory and Reproduction Data Top List of Presentations....
24 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Philippines FMD Control a Shared Duty to Reach FMD Free World by 2020
PHILIPPINES - Controlling Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and other transboundary animal diseases at source should be a shared obligation among countries—both infected and uninfected—as governments target...
09 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Philippines Philippines Agriculture to Continue Growth in 2015
PHILIPPINES - Philippine agriculture is well-positioned to sustain its growth momentum this year, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said. And to help fuel this expansion, the DA chief said the Department...
05 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Philippines High Prevalence of Hepatitis E Found in Pigs in Philippines
PHILIPPINES - New research highlights the potential risk of pigs as a source of hepatitis E infection in local residents....
12 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Philippines Philippines to Ban FMD-Susceptible Imports
PHILIPPINES - Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso J. Alcala has ordered the temporary ban on the importation of livestock animals that may be susceptible to foot and mouth disease (FMD), their...
13 October 2014
Pig Industry News from Philippines Workshop Held for Southeast Asia Animal Feed Professionals
PHILIPPINES - The University of Illinois and US commodity councils recently held educational workshop for Southeast Asia animal feed professionals in Manila....
11 September 2014
Pig Industry News from Philippines Govt Urged to Act on 'Unjustifiable' Prices of Pork, Chicken
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture alliance Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (SINAG) on Thursday called on the National Price Coordinating Council (NPCC) to immediately act on the continuing increase in retail...
08 September 2014
Pig Industry News from Philippines Pangasinan Seals Agreement to Develop Native Hog Production
PHILIPPINES - The provincial government of Pangasinan and the Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Office signed an agreement that will develop Pangasinan's native hog production....
05 August 2014
Pig Industry News from Philippines Philippines Bans Hog Products from South China Province
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala ordered a temporary ban on the importation of hog products from Jiangsu, China following a confirmed report of foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in...
28 May 2014
Pig Industry News from Philippines Philippines Agriculture, Fisheries Growth Despite Typhoon Yolanda
PHILIPPINES - Despite the devastation brought about by Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) during the latter part in 2013, Philippine agriculture still managed to grow by 0.67 percent in its output...
16 May 2014
Pig Industry News from Philippines Philippine Agri-fishery Performance up in Terms of Value
PHILIPPINES - Philippine agriculture grossed P386.6 billion at current prices in the first quarter of the year- or up by 10.75 per cent -- from the same period last year, disproving forecast that last...
13 March 2014
Pig Industry News from Philippines Long-term Support Needed for Philippines Farmers
PHILIPPINES - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has witnessed the positive results of FAO's Typhoon Haiyan response programme and committed FAO to supporting the recovery of fishing and farming...
28 January 2014
Pig Industry News from Philippines Filipino Agriculture Sector up in 2013 Despite Typhoons
PHILIPPINES - With poultry, palay, and a host of other key subsectors posting healthy growth rates, agriculture in the Philippines managed to expand by a respectable 1.15 per cent from January to December...
16 January 2014
Pig Industry News from Philippines Cost of Foot-and-Mouth Disease to Philippines Pig Industry
THE PHILIPPINES - The Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in Central Luzon in 1995 hit both the pig and poultry industries, with a significant drop in the prices of both pork and chicken, which hit traders...
31 December 2013
Pig Industry News from Philippines New Slaughterhouses for Four Philippine Provinces
PHILIPPINES - Livestock farmers in Tarlac, Batangas, Pangasinan and Ilocos Sur provinces are to have four new slaughterhouses to process meat for local and international markets in the New Year....
16 December 2013
Pig Industry News from Philippines Training on Artificial Insemination, Integrated Organic Farming
PHILIPPINES - The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVET) recently conducted skills training on artificial insemination and disease and parasite control in swine and integrated organic farming to 26 farmers...
29 November 2013
Pig Industry News from Philippines Typhoon Damages Livestock, Poultry Worth P2.7 Million
PHILIPPINES - The Office of the Provincial Veterinarian reported damages in poultry and livestock due Typhoon Yolanda in the amount of P2,745,947....
19 November 2013
Pig Industry News from Philippines Philippines Acts to Help Farmers and Fishermen after Typhoon
PHILIPPINES - Following the impact of the typhoon Haiyan, the Philippine Department of Agriculture has set up interventions intended to stabilise markets, provide seeds for early recovery of crops and...
12 November 2013
Pig Industry News from Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Leaves Thousands Dead, Farming Operations Destroyed
PHILIPPINES - A super typhoon has wreaked havoc across many southern and central regions of the Philippines leaving around 12,000 people dead and thousands without access to food and clean water, writes...
01 November 2013
Pig Industry News from Philippines CP Foods Builds Three Pig Farms in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - The Charoen Pokphand Foods' (CPF) company's branch in the Philippines has spent one billion peso (THB7.2 million) on three new pig farms....
 
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