(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 24 September 2021) Easterlies affecting Luzon. Localized thunderstorms affecting Mindanao. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY TROPICAL STORM MINDULLE (2116) LOCATION: 1,890 KM EAST OF SOUTHERN LUZON (14.2°N, 141.7°E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 85 KM/H GUSTINESS: UP TO 105 KM/H MOVEMENT: WEST NORTHWEST AT 20 KM/H Caraga Region will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides due to severe thunderstorms. Light to Moderate winds coming from Northeast to Northwest will prevail with Slight to Moderate seas/(0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

DA turns over 40 heads of gilts to SurSur livestock farmers

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) - Caraga through its livestock program turned over 40 heads of gilt pig to four clustered associations in the province of Surigao del Sur on August 8.

Photo by: DA Caraga
The gilt pigs amounting to P1.3 million would serve as additional stock for the swine industry under the Livestock-based and Enterprise Development Program.

Moreover, 319 bags of feeds were also distributed amounting to P417,418.00.

According to Regional Livestock Program Coordinator Jekem Sanchez, 10 gilt pigs will be apportioned to every four clusters of Surigao del Sur.

Ten gilts were handed over to the first cluster from CarCanMadLan represented by their President, Florante Sugian. For the second cluster from CorTanTaBaySanmi, received by Mathew Plaza III. For the third cluster from MaCaSaL, received by Virgilio A. Dalman, and for the fourth cluster from BiBaHiLiTa, received by Bryan Salazar.

The staff from the Office of the Provincial Agriculture Surigao del Sur was also present during the turnover ceremony, represented by Livestock Coordinator Catalino Segismar. (DA-Caraga)