Farmers’ Day kicks off with floats, booths

USC Media Communications Intern Gavin Michael Cubillo 11/08/2017

Over 10 barangays in Cebu City presented their floats made from their own products during the opening of the annual Farmers’ Day yesterday. With the theme “Kausaban sa klima atong dawaton, sustinabling teknolohiya atong gamiton (We should…

SM Foundation culminates livelihood training for farmers

PR 10/19/2017

  MORE than 80 farmers from Sudlon II, Cebu City, have completed the Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan Farmers’ Training Program of SM Foundation Inc. A graduation ceremony was held for the trainees at the Cube Wing Atrium of…

‘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…

Cebu’s cacao farmers to get boost: Study, cash aid eyed

Irene R. Sino Cruz, Morexette B. Erram 08/22/2017

Realizing the economic potential of the local cacao industry, the Cebu Provincial Agriculture Office will push for more financial assistance from the Cebu provincial government, but only after the office complete its study on the cacao farmers…

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…

Farmers can find better future in cacao, says Villar

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/09/2017

Considered among the country’s poorest, coconut farmers now have the opportunity to improve their earnings by going into cacao and coffee intercropping, Sen. Cynthia Villar said Tuesday. Coconut farmers earn around of P1,500 monthly, which is way…

Solid Earth gives equipment to San Fernando farmers

PR 06/30/2017

FARMERS in the hinterland of San Fernando have acquired new equipment that they can use to increase their productivity. Solid Earth Development Corp. (SEDC) human resources and administration deputy division manager Mitzie Almira Carin turned over the…

Bogo farmers receive farm inputs

PR 06/15/2017

The Agriculture office of the City of Bogo provided farm production material inputs to eight farmer associations in the city last Wednesday as part of its continuing efforts to boost the agricultural sector. Bogo City Mayor Carlo…

Farmers urged to store water during intermittent rains

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/30/2017

DURING intermittent rains, farmers are urged to store whatever water they can, as the effects of intensely warm weather is slowly starting to affect crops and water supply. Provincial Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) information officer…

Province gears up for El Niño

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/15/2017

WITH El Niño forecasted to occur around July of this year, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) is now taking steps to prepare the local government units against the possible effects of the dry…

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