Rice for RTD-affected farmers

Laksmi Cañedo CNU-Intern 06/09/2018

ASTURIAS Kilos of rice were distributed to at least 196 farmers in Asturias town. According to Jade Mesias, Asturias municipal agriculturist, farmers in Barangays Bago and Lunas, each received 20 kilograms of rice after their crops were…

Only farmers with insurance can receive P15,000 cash aid

Rosalie Abatayo 06/04/2018

The Provincial Agriculture Office is determining how many farmers out of the 59 whose rice fields were totally damaged by tungro virus are insured. Provincial Agriculturist Roldan Saragena said only those farmers whose lands are insured are…

196 farmers and families affected by rice diseases in Asturias

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/30/2018

At least 196 affected farmers and their families were affected by the rice diseases in Asturias town. The damage was also pegged at P2.1 million, said Asturias Municipal Agriculturist Jade Mesias. The two barangays in Asturias town…

State of calamity declared in 2 barangays in Asturias due to rice diseases

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/25/2018

Local officials in Asturias town have declared a state of calamity in two barangays due to rice-infected diseases. Asturias Mayor Jose Antonio Pintor said that rice producing barangays in Barangays Bago and Lunas have experienced Rice Tungro…

Cebu City awards outstanding farmers

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 02/25/2018

Farmers in the mountain barangays of Cebu City who excelled in their craft were awarded by the city agriculture department at the Crown Regency in Barangay Guadalupe last Tuesday. This is the sixth annual search for the…

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…

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