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Agribusiness

Rice self-sufficiency is possible, Cotabato farmers show how

A community of Ilocano farmers in Manubuan, Matalam, Cotabato are on their way to rice self-sufficiency with accessible irrigation water, high-yielding seeds, sufficient soil nutrients, and farm equipment.

MinDA chief: Kabasalan oyster farm produces ‘tastiest talaba’

At the mouth of the wide but shallow Kabasalan River where fresh water meets the sea, 76 fisherfolk families have found a virtual gold mine – oyster (talaba) farming.

Strong winds, rain destroy P5.8-M crops in South Cotabato

Some 40 farmers, mostly papaya growers, suffered from heavy rains accompanied by strong winds. (Contributed photo)