Shop local, support local at Ayala Center Cebu’s TienDA

PR 11/24/2017

Ayala Center Cebu, the region’s premier lifestyle destination, is set to offer the freshest farm produce at farm gate prices through TienDA Sa Ayala Malls, happening from November 25-26 from 8 AM to 5 PM at 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…

STATE OF CALAMITY

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 01/17/2017

Days of incessant rain have placed in danger the lives of residents of Cebu City’s mountain barangays, forcing 99 families to flee their homes that were damaged or threatened by landslides and soil erosion. The threat to…

Team Rama bloc wants pact between city, settlers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/08/2016

THE Team Rama bloc in the Cebu City Council wants an agreement between the city and the beneficiaries of the province-owned 93-1 lots before they approve the land swap deal signed by the city and province last…

Cebu City, province sign MOA to resolve 93-1 land swap

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/07/2016

Albeit late, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III have finally resolved the long-standing 93-1 lot dispute. The two officials signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the land swap yesterday afternoon in…

DSWD aid for kin of jailed drug surrenderers unused

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/11/2016

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) is asking its central office to redefine or revise its guidelines in extending assistance to affected families whose kin are drug surrenderers who are in jail.…

Legarda to PH gov’t: Ratify Paris climate accord

11/04/2016

SENATOR Loren Legarda has renewed her call for the Philippines to ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, saying the country has nothing to lose “but everything to gain with it.” In particular, Legarda urged all concerned…

How to court farmers to say “yes” to good agricultural practices

Frauline Maria Sinson 07/24/2016

Change is not always welcome, especially when it’s not as easy as the old way. That is why some conventional farmers find it hard to adjust to good agricultural practices or GAP, which is being advocated by…

DA-7 assures enough supply of pesticides

07/06/2016

THE Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) assured all the local government units (LGUs) in the region of enough pesticide stocks in case an insect attack would occur. Bienvenido Acabal Jr., Regional Crop Protection Center Chief…

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