Category: Agriculture

MINING, AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING DECLINE, HAMPERS REGIONAL ECONOMY

BAGUIO CITY Mining and quarrying stands as the primary barrier to the Cordillera Administrative Region’s (CAR) economic growth, experiencing a negative  1.7% growth in 2023. The said industry  continues to encounter a downtrend as it decelerated to 1.7% from 0.4% in 2022.  Agriculture, forestry, and fishing industry, also decline at negative  1.3 percent. Villafe Alibuyog, […]

MINING, AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING DECLINE, HAMPERS REGIONAL ECONOMY- PSA

BAGUIO CITY Mining and quarrying stands as the primary barrier to the Cordillera Administrative Region’s (CAR) economic growth, experiencing a negative  1.7% growth in 2023. The said industry continues to encounter a downtrend as it decelerated to 1.7% from 0.4% in 2022.  Agriculture, forestry, and fishing industry, also decline at negative 1.3 percent. Villafe Alibuyog, […]

MINING SECTOR

Vivian Romero, economist of Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Cordillera Administrative Region (MGB-CAR) explains the  decline in the mining  during open forum  of the  2023 Cordillera  Economic Performance held  at the Paragon Hotel and Suites, Baguio City on  April 25. Photo by Jether Cabanlong – UB Intern

BENGUET’S REAL PROPERTY

The Benguet Provincial Assessor has assessed the total value of real properties to be P15.6 billion in the first quarter of this year (2024). These properties span various categories, including agricultural, residential, commercial, industrial, mineral, timber, and special classifications. Photo/Text by Ruffa Mae T.  Payangdo-UB Intern

HEDCOR BOOSTS SABLAN’S FRUIT BASKET WITH P620K FARMING EQUIPMENT PROJECT

Photo Caption: Planting Seeds of Sustainability: Hedcor and Sablan reinstitute the orchard farm of the municipality with essential equipment and sustainable farming practices. Hedcor, the renewable energy asset manager of AboitizPower, bolsters Sablan’s Orchard Farm with P620,000 worth of equipment and seedlings donation — boosting the municipality as the Fruit Basket of Benguet. Hedcor supports […]

P20/KILO OF RICE IS FEASIBLE WITH COMPACT FARMING

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet The current high cost for a kilo of rice can be cut down to P20/kilo. Apayao Vice Governor and National Confederation of Irrigators Association (NCIA) president Remy Albano expressed his optimism over the feasibility of P20 per kilo rice with Compact Farming, which involves synchronized planting of a single rice variety to […]

DA-CORDILLERA REPORTS P444.94M AGRI DAMAGE DUE TO EL NIÑO

BAGUIO CITY About PHP444.94 million worth of agricultural damage has been recorded in the Cordillera region as of March 22 due to the dry spell, a report from the regional office of the Department of Agriculture (DA) showed on Thursday. DA-Cordillera Director Jennilyn Dawayan, in a report, said most of the damage involved yellow corn […]

6K FARMERS IN LA TRINIDAD FACE EL NIÑO CHALLENGE

Low water supply in upland farms LA TRINIDAD, Benguet Almost 6,000 farmers are affected by the EL Niño weather phenomenon, the Office of Municipal Agriculture (OMAG) reported. The agricultural office cited the low level of water from various sources -rivers and springs, thus, affecting several upland farms and threatens local production. Areas affected are Barangays […]

URBANIZED AGRICULTURE SA BAGUIO, PINAG-AARALAN NA SA KONSEHO

BAGUIO CITY Pinagaaralan ngayon sa Sangguniang Panlungsod ang ipinasang ordinansa ni Councilor Leandro Yangot,Jr., ang Urbanized Agriculture, na naglalayon na bigyang-diin ang kahagahan ng pagsasaka sa siyudad ng Baguio. Ang iminungkahing ordinansa ay tumutukoy sa isang multi-faceted policy framework, mula sa pagsuporta sa pagbawas ng kahirapan hanggang sa pagpapahusay ng environmental resilience, gaya na lamang […]

PGLU-OPAg BOOST FARM MECHANIZATION WITH RCEF, DISTRIBUTES PHP25.9M WORTH OF AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY IN LA UNION

SAN FERNANDO, La Union The Provincial Government of La Union through the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAg) collaborated with the Department of Agriculture Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization- Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Program (DA Philmech-RCEF) to distribute agricultural machinery to La Union Farmer Cooperatives/ Associations in support to their agricultural productivity. The Mechanization […]

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