2 weeks DA to promote rice varieties preferred by consumers MB
The Department of Agriculture (DA) aims to promote rice varieties preferred by consumers after attaining increased production of “palay” or unhusked rice during the 2019-2020 dry season and the current main season. Department of Agriculture Secretary William Dar (Department of Agriculture – Philippines / FACEBOOK / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) “We need to adapt to the changes brought about by the rice tariffication law, one of which is consumers’ preference for quality rice. This is now an integral part of the overall transformation of the country’s rice industry,” Agriculture secretary William Dar said in a statement on Wednesday. With this, ... more