Barili eyes boost in livestock market, tourism to rev up economic activities

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Albeit the economic blow brought by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis, the municipality of Barili is planning to bring in economic activities in the southwestern Cebu town through infrastructure projects to modernize…

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…

DA-7: Taal eruption won’t affect supply of agricultural products in Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The supply of agricultural products, such as fruits, vegetables and livestock, in Cebu will not be affected with the eruption and emission of ash plumes of Taal Volcano in Batangas in Luzon. Earlier,…

Mandaue City Market Authority still looking for space for livestock vendors

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/30/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu— The Mandaue City Market Authority has yet to find a place for their livestock vendors. Livestock vendors were not accommodated as the New Mandaue City Public Market that opened last Wednesday, August 28, because…

CPPO to investigate mysterious deaths of livestock animals

09/03/2018

The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) will investigate the death of livestock animals in San Fernando town. At least 15 gamecocks were found dead at Barangay North Poblacion, with witnesses claiming that the innards of the animals…

DA-7 chief: Heat causes livestock prices to go up

Nestle L. Semilla 05/01/2018

PRICES of livestock have increased between P5 and P10 per kilo in the past weeks. Director Salvador Diputado of the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) said that they had observed these in their monitoring in…

Livestock, poultry deliveries under watch

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 08/29/2017

VETERINARIANS were sent by the provincial government to 10 towns in Cebu to monitor the movement of animals being shipped to the province. Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Mary Rose Vincoy said they deployed people in the ports of…

Politics and El Niño: The heat rises

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/03/2017

(PART 2) Following months of heated political bickering, One Cebu gubernatorial candidate Winston Garcia conceded defeat to re-elected governor, Hilario Davide III a day after the May 9 elections. Results later showed that Davide garnered 616,381 votes…

E. Samar floods: 1,600 families affected; 1 killed

12/19/2016

Taft, Eastern Samar — A farmer was killed while at least 1,600 families were affected on Saturday when floods hit 11 villages here following incessant rains. Elpedio Zacate was found dead on Saturday after he drowned in…

Capitol distributes 165 goats

05/19/2016

The Cebu Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) distributed 165 high breed goats to farmers across the province. Fifteen of the goats are males and 150 are females. The female goats were purchased from Masbate province at a cost…

Insured farmers may file claim for cash indemnity

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/12/2016

Farmers, who are members of the Registry System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA), may file a claim for monetary indemnity for losses incurred due to the effects of El Niño. Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation  (PCIC) Regional…

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