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

Capitol equips coco farmers to scale-up production, increase yield

Hoping to achieve their hopes of better crop production, a farmers’ association in Toledo City considers the farming equipment they received from the Provincial Government as the answer to their prayers. “Among gilauman nga mudako ang among production, ma-promote namo ang among produkto ug mas mudako pa ang market,” says Emelinda Nelmida, president of the continue reading : Capitol equips coco farmers to scale-up production, increase yield

Consolacion, Liloan towns hail new farmer-scientists

Underscoring the need to educate the Youth on the importance of farming and pushing for Governor Hilario P. Davide III’s agenda on Education and Technical Vocational Training, the Provincial Agriculturist’s Office officially welcomed the new graduates of the Farmer-Scientists RDE Training Program in the Municipalities of Liloan and Consolacion last March 15, 2018. With the continue reading : Consolacion, Liloan towns hail new farmer-scientists

Capitol trains CTU-Argao students on organic farming

Farmers are not the only ones capable of planting crops; students can possibly do it too, in sustainable and organic ways. The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO), recently conducted a two-day hands-on training on alternative agriculture system for agriculture students of the Cebu Technological University (CTU) – Argao Campus. The workshop, continue reading : Capitol trains CTU-Argao students on organic farming

Agri-machineries, farm inputs distributed during Capitol’s 10th farmers congress

Cebu Governor Hilario P. Davide III distributed another round of equipment to farm workers in a move to solidify Cebu’s agriculture sector under his bannering food security and countryside development agenda. Moisture meters, cultivator tiller, power sprayer, knapsack sprayers, whose worth amounted to over P1.6 million, were handed by Davide to various farmers’ association during continue reading : Agri-machineries, farm inputs distributed during Capitol’s 10th farmers congress