Farmer dead; attacked by own carabao

Rene Alima 02/09/2018

A 47-year-old farmer died on Thursday night after he was horned by his own carabao in Barangay Tubod, Barili town, Cebu, approximately 58 kilometers from Cebu City. The farmer, Rene Boy Umlay, sustained a severe injury in…

Farmer hacked in Balamban

Winston P. Ensomo 09/30/2017

AN elderly farmer landed in a hospital after a heated confrontation with a drunken man at Sitio Proper Barangay Cantuod in Balamban town, Cebu. Chief Insp. Janette Rafter, Balamban police chief, identified the 68-year-old victim as Rogelio…

Farmer found dead in Compostela cornfield

Rene F. Alima, Winston Ensomo 08/05/2017

A 58-year old farmer was found dead with gunshot wounds riddled all over his remains in a cornfield in Compostela town, northern Cebu Friday morning. Eleuterio Dapat, Sr., reportedly went out of his house in Sitio Tabok,…

From Farmer-Scientist Training Program

PR 04/09/2017

Capitol launches fishermen scientist training program Following the success of the Farmer-Scientist Training Program (FSTP), the Cebu provincial government launched its first ever Fishermen Scientist RDE Training Program (FishSTP) in Barangay Taloot, Argao town, southern Cebu last…

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…

Gugma sa Bukid

Dominic D. Yasay 02/14/2017

Contrary to what mushy teen flicks would have us believe, you don’t just stumble upon a promising romantic relationship while running late for class or chance upon it in a random elevator ride as you clock in…

E. Samar floods: 1,600 families affected; 1 killed

12/19/2016

Taft, Eastern Samar — A farmer was killed while at least 1,600 families were affected on Saturday when floods hit 11 villages here following incessant rains. Elpedio Zacate was found dead on Saturday after he drowned in…

The best time of the year for flower farmers

Apple Ta-as 10/28/2016

(Conclusion) For flower farmer Jonie Bonganoy, the task of harvesting and packing his cut flowers is made easier with the help from his friend Toto Bayawa, 32, who is also the owner of the lot that Bonganoy…

Duterte asked to protect PH veggies

10/17/2016

BAGUIO CITY — Cordillera farmers, who produce salad vegetables for markets like those in Metro Manila, said the Duterte administration must not relax regulations on the importation of Chinese products in his move to cozy up to…

Gov: Everyone can be a hero

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/28/2016

As the country celebrates National Heroes Day today, Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III is encouraging everyone to be a hero since everyone can be a hero. “For me, everyone of us here, in our little way, we…

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