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

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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 due to the effects of Crising. These include Barangays Cantumog, Ipil, Triumfo, Dawis Norte, Poblacion, Baring, Luyang, Cantipay […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Villages lose P5M in crops

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Crop losses incurred by 13 mountain barangays in Cebu City have reached over P5 million with five hectares of farm land affected by last week’s downpour, the City Agriculture Office said yesterday. Asst. City Agriculturist Arleigh Gesta said Barangays Sinsin, Sudlon I, Sudlon II, Paril, Malubog, Mabini, Lusaran, Guba, Cambinocot, Binaliw, Tagbao, Sirao and Buot […]

Posted: January 24th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Damage to 10 Cebu City brgys: P1.9M

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RECENT landslides in at least 10 mountain barangays in Cebu City have resulted to P1.9 million worth of damaged crops and livestock. Arlie Gesta, assistant head of the City Agriculture Department (CAD), said that these damaged crops were recorded in 10 mountain barangays including Sinsin, Sudlon 1, Sudlon 2, Paril, Malubog, Mabini, Lusaran, Guba, Cambinocot […]

Posted: January 20th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Veggie output drops in scorched farmlands

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Farmlands in Mantalongon, Dalaguete in southern Cebu, parched due to lack of rain since the start of the year, have started to crack. Some crops have withered, while the growth of others has been stunted. “Sa 30 ka tuig nakong panguma, mao ni pinakainit nga panahon nga akong nasinati (In my 30 years of farming, […]

Posted: April 22nd, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Crop damages reach P186M in Cebu

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CROP damages worth P186 million were sustained by 22 towns in Cebu due to the dry spell, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office said. PDRRMO chief Baltazar Tribunalo said results of their rapid assessment showed that Asturias town sustained P4 million worth of crop losses while mango farms in Compostela town northern Cebu sustained […]

Posted: April 18th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

Crop losses hit P58M in Cebu

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ABOUT 17 towns and four cities in Cebu province have sustained damage to crops worth P58.2 million as of June 8, the Provincial Agriculture Office said last Friday. After the submission of their respective damage assessment reports, Provincial agriculture officer Dr. Roldan Saragena identified the affected areas as the cities of Talisay, Danao, Bogo and […]

Posted: June 14th, 2015 in Headlines | Read More »

174 hectares of crops in four areas damaged

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The dry spell damaged 174.67 hectares of crops in at least four Cebu towns and cities. Dr. Roldan Saragena said the El Niño phenomenon has affected the towns of Samboan and Sibonga and the cities of Talisay and Carcar. Their damage reports showed that the affected crops in these areas included 76.57 hectares of corn, […]

Posted: June 1st, 2015 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »