This comic series is the popularized version of Philippine National Standard (PNS) on Fresh Fruit Pineapples Specification (PNS/BAFPS 09:2004) and PNS on Code of Good Agricultural Practices for Fruits and Vegetables (PNS/BAFS 49:2017). Each issue will discuss a salient provision of the standards. Last month’s issue discussed the maturity index or the stage of ripeness of pineapples. Issue 2: This tackles the appropriate container for harvested pineapples to avoid further internal and external damages to the fruits.

This comic series is the popularized version of Philippine National Standard (PNS) on Fresh Fruit Pineapples Specification (PNS/BAFPS 09:2004) and PNS on Code of Good Agricultural Practices for Fruits and Vegetables (PNS/BAFS 49:2017). Each issue will discuss a salient provision of the standards.

Issue 1: This issue discusses the maturity index or the stage of ripeness of pineapples

The Department Circular No. 07, Series of 2020 otherwise known as the Guidelines for the Establishment, Maintenance, and Amendments of the National List of Permitted Substances for Organic Agriculture has been approved and consequently published in Tempo on April 17, 2020 (Friday). Starting May 3, 2020 (Sunday) the said Circular is now effective and will be the basis of BAFS for the establishment, maintenance, and amendments of the National List Permitted Substances for Organic Agriculture

The Department Circular No. 05, Series of 2020 otherwise known as the Guidelines on the Registration of Organic Bio-control Agents (OBCA) Producers and Products has been approved and consequently published in Tempo on April 17, 2020 (Friday). Starting May 3, 2020 (Sunday) the said Circular is now effective and will be the basis for all OBCA producers and products seeking for registration with BAFS.