Category Archives: rice

200,000 bags of imported rice to arrive in GenSan this month

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/03 November) — The National Food Authority (NFA) here is expecting the arrival within this month of an additional 200,000 bags of imported rice to augment the rice requirements of this city and the neighboring areas. Dionisio Hectin Jr., manager of the NFA’s Sarangani-General Santos provincial office, said Thursday the additional rice […]

Old Farming Practice

Burnt out tree trunks poking out from young rice plants are testament to the old agricultural practice of clearing trees to make farms, as shown in this picture taken in Talacogon, Agusan del Sur on Friday (12 May 2017). MindaNews photo by Gail Ilagan