Mobile markets to roam around Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has launched the mobile markets to provide for the needs of its constituents who cannot go out amidst the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).…

15 mobile markets to roam around Cebu City during ECQ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents living far from public markets or supermarkets need not worry when the city goes under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) tomorrow noon. There will 15 mobile markets soon to be deployed…

DA-7: Plant vegetables during quarantine period

Futch Anthony Inso 03/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) is encouraging the public to plant vegetables and other crops while they are staying at home due to the enhanced community quarantine. “While we are…

CPPO wants crops grown on former marijuana plantations in Balamban

Rosalie Abatayo 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) is considering to convert former marijuana plantations in Cebu’s midwest to croplands that residents can benefit from. Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, provincial director of CPPO, said the…

PCIC tells fishermen, farmers with insured crops to file for indemnity claims

Futch Anthony Inso 04/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Farmers with insured crops and fishermen affected by the El Niño phenomenon can file for indemnity claims with the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) to cover for their losses. “So kinahanglan nga mag-file…

Rains damaged Taptap farmers crops

Cris Evert Lato-Rufollo 11/21/2018

Farmers in Barangay Taptap, Cebu City have expressed worry on the loss of their crops that were damaged by the rains brought about by Tropical Depression Samuel. Barangay Councilor Griffins Malazarte, whose family plants corn, said that…

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…

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