(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Saturday, 26 September 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "KARDING" {NORU} was estimated based on all available data over the coastal water of Santa Cruz, Zambales(15.7°N, 119.8°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 215 km/h. It is moving Westward at 30 km/h. Southwest monsoon affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas and the Western section of Mindanao. The entire Caraga region will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to Moderate winds coming from Southwest will prevail with Slight to Moderate seas / (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Thursday, July 29, 2021

DA Caraga enhances Soybean farming, processing in AgSur town 


BUTUAN CITY -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) Caraga through the High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) conducted recently a two-part training to further boost the soybean industry in the region.


On July 13 and 14, a training on Soybean Processing System was conducted to promote value-adding of soybean and develop a group of soybean farmers into productive soybean entrepreneurs. 

The topics discussed included Soybean and its Health Benefits, Soybean Based Value Added Products and its ROI, and Food Manufacturing Practices for Food Processing and Proper Hygiene. There were also actual demonstrations of soybean processing.


The second training on Capability Building for Small-Scale Farmers on Enterprise Development was conducted on July 21 and 22. The training’s objective is for farmers to understand the basic principles in Enterprise Development.


The two trainings were conducted in Trento, Agusan del Sur and participated by members of the United Farmers’ Association of Cebolin, a farmers’ group engaged in soybean production. The association has 10.9 hectares planted with soybeans. (DA-RFO XIII, RAFIS/PIA-Agusan del Sur)