DA-7 says there is enough supply of pork meat for holiday season

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has assured consumers that there would be enough supply of pork meat in Cebu during the holiday season. Wilberto Castillo, Regional Technical Director for Research…

DA-7 urges Capitol to integrate water catchment systems for Sugbusog program

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — As another round of the Capitol’s Sugbusog program draws near, the top official of the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has proposed to Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to let all local…

Lapu-Lapu fishermen get P5K cash aid, food subsidy from DA-7

Futch Anthony Inso 02/16/2021

LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 538 fishermen in Lapu-Lapu City have received P5,000 worth of financial assistance and food subsidy from the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7). Alex Baring, special assistant to the mayor for…

DA-7 heightens measures vs ASF as disease reaches Region 8

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Stakeholders in Central Visayas involved in producing and manufacturing pork products are advised to brace for stricter measures to protect the region from possible entry of the African Swine Fever (ASF). The Department…

50-hectare corn model farm in Toledo launched

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 50-hectare corn demonstration farm in Toledo City is now being eyed to become the city’s corn granary. This developed after the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA – 7) launched the…

In Bohol, DA-7 plants 1K coffee plantlets to revitalize local industry

Doris C. Bongcac 07/29/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) led the planting of 1, 000 Robusta plantlets in a stock farm in Ubay town in Bohol province as a means to revitalize the local…

DA-7 suspends KADIWA retail store operation for disinfection

Doris C. Bongcac 05/05/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) announced Tuesday, May 5, 2020, the temporary suspension of operations of their KADIWA retail store that is located at their compound in Barangay Maguikay, here…

Cebu City cooperative partners with DA-7 for Kadiwa on Wheels

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City-based cooperative has partnered with the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas to help farmers sell their produce. The Cebu Peoples Multipurpose Cooperative (CPMPC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with…

DA-7 orders price freeze on agricultural products

Futch Anthony Inso 03/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) has already imposed a price freeze on vegetables, rice, and other agricultural products starting this week. DA-7 regional director lawyer Salvador Diputado told CDN Digital…

Farmers group wants Barili to be Cebu’s leading corn-producing municipality

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A group of farmers wants to make Barili the top corn-producing municipality in Cebu. More than 70 members of the Bagakay-Nasipit Vegetable Irrigators Association saw the potential of corn production when they visited a 10-hectare…

DA project on corn production in sloping area in Danao City gets positive results

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/27/2019

CEBU CITY—A project on corn production in sloping areas implemented by the Department of Agriculture (DA) in a model farm in Barangay Danasan, Danao City generated an increase in corn yield, according to an article posted on…

DA-7 projects up to eight metric ton yield for Negros Oriental model corn farm

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/08/2019

    CEBU CITY—The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) projects up to eight metric tons of yield at a model corn farm in Barangay Kalumboyan, Bayawan City in Negros Oriental. In a report posted on…

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