Oct 01, 2020 · As of September 30, palay was being bought by traders only at P12 pesos and could reach as low as P7. During the planting season, farm inputs like fertilizer and medicines are very costly. When the time comes for cropping, compradas will buy your harvest at a low price, Legacion said.
Sep 29, 2020 · SENATE President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Monday pressed the Department of Agriculture (DA) to take a closer look into reports on low buying price of palay as affected farmers griped on social media that a newly harvested kilo is bought at P12a price that, the lawmaker lamented, was lower than the price of a face mask. DA urges LGUs to help prop up palay, corn prices Sep 09, 2020 · The NFA buys dry palay at a maximum price of P19 per kilo. We recognize the birth pains of the RTL, and the COVID-19 situation has further challenged us this year. That is exactly the reason why we set up and rolled out support mechanisms to help our farmers produce more and eventually make them competitive.
Aug 29, 2019 · The move will give immediate relief to rice producers as the average farm-gate price of palay declined anew to P17.62 per kg as of the second week of August. Compared to the year-ago rate of P22.28 per kg, this was lower by 20 percent. In some provinces, palay prices have decreased further. In Cavite, palay was sold at an average of P12 per kg. Farmers brace for decline in palay prices Inquirer BusinessSep 30, 2020 · Filipino palay farmers are bracing for grimmer weeks ahead as the start of the harvest season is expected to depress palay prices further. Several
Sep 29, 2020 · Recto said the least that the DA can do is to spot areas where palay is being bought at bargain prices and recommend measures on how to shore it Farmers demand government to repeal Rice Liberalization Nov 26, 2019 · Disastrous for agricultural livelihoods . With the liberalization of the rice industry, traders have been reluctant to purchase palay from local farmers since imported rice is significantly cheaper. Thus, with less incentive to buy local palay yet the same power to dictate its selling price owing to their dominant position in the rice trading industry, traders now have a stronger bargaining
Feb 16, 2012 · In contrast to the P18.75 ($0.44) farmers lay out for every palay kilo, most rice traders buy palay at the average price of P12.00 ($0.27) per kilo. The NFA buys unhusked rice for a slightly higher price of P17 ($0.40) per kilo. This is why so many rice farmers are deep in debt and are often forced to run to loan sharks, Ramos said. Palay prices continue to drop PhilstarSep 15, 2020 · Latest field reports also indicate that buying prices have gone down to as low as P16 per kilo on a dry basis, and from P11 to P13 per kilo for wet or freshly harvested palay.
Sep 05, 2019 · President Rodrigo Roa Duterte wants the Department of Agriculture (DA), through the National Food Authority (NFA), to buy all locally harvested palay to help Filipino farmers recover from low palay prices. In a democracy, officials are elected and their duty is to do for the greatest good for the greatest number. Press Release - Recto:Gov't told to probe, act on P12 The Department of Agriculture (DA) has been urged to look into reported low buying price of palay, with farmers taking to social media to gripe that a newly-harvested kilo is being bought at P12, "which is lower than the price of a face mask," Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said.
Oct 11, 2020 · Some politicians pro-administration and anti-administration and organized farmers have recently stepped up the call for amending the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL). This comes in the face of what they claim as a drop in fresh palay (unmilled rice) prices to as low as P12 in some areas, an existential threat to farmers. Triple whammy for Filipino farmers:pandemic Oct 30, 2020 · Depressed prices of palay. In the nearby province of Pampanga, farmers weep with the low price of palay. According to Joseph Canlas of Alyansa ng Magbubukid sa Gitnang Luson, palay prices range from P7 (US$ 0.14) to P10 ( US$ 0.21 USD) per kilo. Canlas blamed the Rice Liberalization Law, imposed for over a year now, for the misery of rice farmers.
Sep 28, 2020 · Published 2020-09-28 21:58:23. DONA MAGSINO,GMA News. Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Monday urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to investigate the supposed grievance of rice farmers that the price of a kilo of newly-harvested palay has gone down to P12 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Recto stressed that the said buying price, as claimed in some social media