Posts Tagged agriculture

‘Auring’ affects around 50,000 families; leaves 1 dead, 4 missing – NDRRMC

Freema Gloria   •   February 24, 2021

A total of 49,947 families have been affected by the tropical storm Auring according to the updated report released by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. The CARAGA...

Young agri-professionals to be deployed to gov’t projects under internship program

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 10, 2020

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced that hundreds of young agricultural professionals will be deployed to various government offices and projects to suffice the demand for the profession...

DA urges households to engage in urban farming amid ECQ

Marje Pelayo   •   April 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) strongly recommends urban farming as a way to spend quarantine time at home. This is the main objective of DA’s ‘Plant, Plant,...

Damage to agriculture due to Taal eruption hits P3-B

Marje Pelayo   •   January 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Over P3-B worth of agricultural products have been damaged on the first week of Taal volcano’s eruption, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA). So far, the...

‘Tisoy’ leaves P2-B worth of damage to PH agriculture — DA

Marje Pelayo   •   December 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) announced the overall damage left by Typhoon Tisoy to the country’s agriculture industry. The DA said almost 21,000 farmers were economically displaced...

Infra, agri damage in Ilocos Norte due to ‘Ineng’ reaches P1-B

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 27, 2019

Damage to infrastructure and agriculture in Ilocos Norte due to tropical storm Ineng has reached P1 billion . Mang Honisto Aquino lost most of his farm chickens when Ineng wreaked...

‘Ineng’ wreaks over 600-M worth of damage in Ilocos Norte

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 26, 2019

Tropical storm Ineng has wreaked around 600 million worth of agricultural and infrastructural damage in Ilocos Norte. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management and Resiliency Council (PDRRMC) has recorded a...

PAGASA declares end of El Niño

Marje Pelayo   •   August 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – State weather service PAGASA has declared the end of weak El Niño which has started in the last quarter of 2018. This means that the temperature in...

Farmers’ organizations to receive P20-M worth of equipment

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 21, 2019

The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) will be giving P20 million worth of equipment to farm organizations. This is based on the P10 billion Rice Competitiveness Enhancement...

Agri damage almost P8-B due to El Niño—NDRRMC

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 3, 2019

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported almost P8 billion worth of agricultural damage due to El Niño. The NDRRMC’s report, released on Friday (May 3), estimated...

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