Posts Tagged agriculture

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...

El Niño damage to PH agriculture P4.35B

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 1, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – In just over a week, the impact of El Niño on the country’s agriculture has already reached P4.35 billion, according to the Department of Agriculture Disaster Risk...

El Niño damage to agriculture hits P2.6B

Marje Pelayo   •   March 27, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The weak El Niño is hitting the country’s agriculture really hard a week after the weather agency PAGASA declared the onset of dry season. READ: PH climate...

El Niño hurting PH agriculture with damages now at P463M – DA

Marje Pelayo   •   March 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The persistent El Niño phenomenon is continuously crippling the country’s agriculture with damage reaching up to P463.3 million since March 8 this year. Corn and palay production...


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