Swine fever fears prompt strict checks on pig farms, pork

08/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has ordered strict certification of live animals and processed pork products that are to be moved and traded across the country as fears rise that  African swine fever has…

Ring in the Year of the Earth Pig at Seda Ayala Center Cebu

PR 01/28/2019

Seda Ayala Center Cebu welcomes the Chinese New Year with a festive culinary adventure at Misto. To celebrate the Year of the Earth Pig, the restaurant will be adorned with traditional red lanterns and will be offering…

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…

Lapu-Lapu probes seashore pig raisers

Futch Anthony Inso 04/16/2018

The Lapu-Lapu City government is verifying reports that the presence of piggeries along the shorelines of the city’s slum areas has brought up the coliform level of the seawaters of Mactan. According to lawyer Ethelbert Ouano, legal…

Electrician died at work in pig farm

Rene Alima 07/26/2017

A NEWLY hired electrician died as he tried to fix some wiring at the piggery farm in Barangay Uwak, Asturias town at 7 pm last Tuesday. Asturias police identified the 42-year-old victim as Ramil Taghoy, a native…

Honor keeps this farming family going

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/20/2016

Balamban, Cebu– Located 64 kilometers west of Cebu City, the town of Balamban is largely known as the shipbuilding capital of the Philippines. But within its rugged mountain terrain and threatened forest cover lies a landmark about…

Busay farmer shot dead

Dominic D. Yasay 11/10/2016

A farmer was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Barangay Busay, Cebu City past 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The victim, Allan Aton, 31, was about to slaughter a pig together with his relatives beside a…

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