Capitol earns Galing Pook recognition for its insurance plan for farmers, fishers

The Cebu Provincial Government’s entry on the comprehensive agri-fishery insurance program earned a recognition as one of the finalists in the prestigious Galing Pook Awards held at the Novetel Manila Araneta Center in Quezon City last Oct. 11. The award was received by Gov. Hilario P. Davide III along with some Capitol department heads, namely, continue reading : Capitol earns Galing Pook recognition for its insurance plan for farmers, fishers

Farmers advised to prepare for El Niño, plant short duration crops

In anticipation of the El Niño, the Cebu Provincial Government advised farmers to focus on planting short duration crops that can withstand the dry spell, said Provincial Agriculturist Roldan Saragena. Saragena cited pechay, kangkong, and lettuce as recommended short-term crops to be planted this summer. He also said that planting camote is advisable because it continue reading : Farmers advised to prepare for El Niño, plant short duration crops