Agriculture dep’t urges LGUs in Central Visayas to create half rice ordinance

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/22/2017

THE Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) encouraged the local government units (LGUs) to create an ordinance allowing the establishments to serve a half cup of rice for every serving to avoid rice wastage. The cities…

‘Subsidize farmers’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/10/2017

Fertilizer firm’s top exec calls on gov’t to move to uplift agriculture sector The government should subsidize farming inputs so as to achieve food security and uplift the country’s agriculture industry. Takashi Sumi, president and chief executive…

Provincial Agriculture Office eyes P430-million budget for 2018

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/06/2017

The Provincial Agriculture Office in Cebu has proposed a P430-million budget for year 2018/ In a press conference at the Capitol compound on Friday afternoon, Provincial Agriculturist Dr. Roldan Saragena revealed that they are eyeing a P430-millon…

Gloria Arroyo: Invest in agriculture sector

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/09/2017

The public and private sectors are encouraged to invest in the agriculture sector as a long-term solution to end hunger in the country. Pampanga Rep. and former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said this to participants of the…

DA pushes for projects to aid farmers

Winston P. Ensomo 08/18/2017

  DEPARTMENT of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol pledges to provide support to Filipino farmers. Speaking before the mango stakeholders of Eastern and Central Visayas in a forum in Mandaue City on Tuesday, Piñol acknowledged the agriculture sector…

‘Crising’ wreaks P3.3M damage to crops in Carmen

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/20/2017

DAMAGE to crops in Carmen town brought about by Tropical Depression Crising is initially assessed at P3.3 million. Ramero Pungtod, officer in charge of the agriculture office of Carmen, said nine barangays in the municipality incurred damage…

No freebie for big bizmen

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/21/2017

Group: Free use of irrigation facilities should only be for small farmers While small farmers in Cebu welcomed initiatives of the present administration to make true President Duterte’s campaign promise of free irrigation, they said not all…

Juvenile dolphins die after being washed ashore in Malabuyoc

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/16/2017

Two juvenile dolphins died on Thursday afternoon in Barangay Motañeza, Malabuyoc, southern Cebu after they were washed ashore by strong waves. Erik Ybas, OIC Environment and Natural Resources Office and Municipal Tourism Operations Officer of the Municipality…

LGUs, exhibitors sell produce at Capitol fair

12/12/2016

FRESH produce and delicacies from 20 local governments in Cebu, 40 private exhibitors and four government line agencies were on display at the Capitol grounds as part of the “Tabo sa Kapitolyo” which started yesterday. The event…

Asturias native lands second in agri exam

Morexette Erram 10/31/2016

BORN into a family of farmers, it was probably no surprise that Julian Cumad ranked high in the top 10 passers of last month’s national agriculture licensure exams. What was surprising was that Cumad, a 24-year-old graduate…

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