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Saturday, December 26, 2015

Agriculture sector prepares for drier weather in 2016 | mb.com.ph | Philippine News

Agriculture sector prepares for drier weather in 2016 | mb.com.ph | Philippine News: Year 2016 will be crucial for Philippine agriculture as it faces a drier weather due to a stronger El Ni�o but this will not be the only thing that the sector will have to face. Other than that, the Department of Agriculture (DA) will also have to think of ways on how to improve palay and corn production, boost the livestock sector, among others.

For this year (2016), the national budget allotted for the agriculture sector stands at P94 billion, which is higher compared to the P89 billion the industry had in 2015.