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…

Mandaue City Council seeks to promote consumption of root crops

Norman Mendoza 07/03/2017

IN line with the celebration of Nutrition Month, the Mandaue City Council drafted a resolution promoting the consumption of root crops and other alternatives to rice, which is being implemented by the Regional Nutrition Committee of the…

‘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…

Villages lose P5M in crops

Inna Mejia 01/24/2017

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…

Damage to 10 Cebu City brgys: P1.9M

Inna Mejia 01/20/2017

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…

Veggie output drops in scorched farmlands

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/22/2016

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…

Crop damages reach P186M in Cebu

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/18/2016

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…

Crop losses hit P58M in Cebu

Melissa Q. Cabahug 06/14/2015

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,…

174 hectares of crops in four areas damaged

Melissa Q. Cabahug 06/01/2015

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…

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