Planting is never fun

Victor T. Reyes - @inquirerdotnet 10/21/2020

Ask any lawyer what he wants to do after retirement and, most likely, he will tell you—farming. And that’s exactly what most of my lawyer friends and I did after semi-retiring from the very busy and tension-filled…

National scientist to speak in UP conference

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 11/01/2018

Dr. Romulo Davide, the multi-awarded national scientist, will be the guest speaker in a scientific conference to be held on November 23 at the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna. The…

Swinenovation: Teaching the young how to make money in pig farming

Jose Santino O. Bunachita 10/10/2018

PIG farming can still be an attractive and lucrative industry, especially for the young. With the expected food supply concerns that go with the country’s increasing population, there is also a need for more farmers and those…

Coop youth summit focuses on agri-enterprises, organic farming

USJ-R Journalism Intern 08/20/2018

Participants of the Asia-Pacific Cooperative Youth Summit that was held from August 18 to 20 were introduced to the integrated organic farming activities of the Lamac Mulit-purpose Cooperative that is based in Pinamungajan town. General Manager Ma.…

Evasco pushes for stronger organic farming ordinances

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/15/2018

Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco urged organic farmers to demand for a strengthened organic agriculture ordinances from their local government units. Evasco, who pioneered the implementation of organic farming when he was the mayor of Maribojoc, Bohol, admitted…

Affordable Biotechnology for organic farming

Caryll Arcayan 04/28/2018

BIOTECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN manufacturing company Prathista Industries Limited introduced a new method of organic farming using affordable biotechnology products that lessen soil degradation and increase production of crops and livestock. Founded in 1995 by Dr. Kvss Sai Ram in…

‘All for His glory’

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/10/2018

Tribu Mabolokon dedicates farming dance to Sto. Niño The Tribu Mabolokon dancers of Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City are known for their signature “nganga” (open-jaw) expression sported during their Sinulog dance performances. Behind that facial expression lie the…

Bizwoman sees God’s grace in her organic farming venture

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/12/2017

Venturing into organic farming has never been part of entrepreneur Gigi Uy’s itinerary in life. It all started in 2014 when her husband underwent a medical operation, which prompted him to switch to a vegetable diet. Her…

Capitol donates equipment, services to seven towns

Morexettte Marie B. Erram 09/18/2017

ABOUT P3.3 million worth of services and equipment for health, farming and fishing were donated to more than 1,000 beneficiaries in several towns of southern Cebu today. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III and Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes…

Tom’s Garden: Cebu City’s hub for modern farming methods

Intern 09/17/2017

  Cebu City’s farmers will have a chance to learn modern methods of farming first hand in an agriculture hub in Barangay Taptap, one of the mountain barangays of the city. The more than a hectare agriculture…

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…

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…

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