(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 03 July 2022) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western section of Northern Luzon. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 PM TODAY TROPICAL STORM CHABA [FORMERLY "CALOY"] (2203) LOCATION: 1,230 KM WEST NORTHWEST OF EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON (24.6°N, 110.6°E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 65 KM/H GUSTINESS: UP TO 110 KM/H MOVEMENT: NORTHWARD AT 20 KM/H 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 East to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).



Monday, May 30, 2022

DA Caraga presents  Hybridization start-up Hybrid Techno Demo and Model Farm to farmers in Loreto town

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands, May 30 (PIA) --The Department of Agriculture(DA) - Caraga through the Municipal Agriculture Office recently presented its Hybridization start-up Hybrid Techno Demo and Model Farm programs to farmers associations in Loreto town.

Municipal Agriculturist-designate, Thelma P. Berador said that the Department of Agriculture explained the significance of the projects and how the adaptation on hybrid technology will contribute to the rice sufficiency level in Loreto.

She expressed her gratitude to the DA for the pragrams that may pave way to an abundant rice harvest and higher income of our farmers. 

Meanwhile, Focal/Seed Coordinator and Senior Agriculturist Nilo Orog discussed the coverage of the program. 

He said farmers will be provided farm inputs such as different hybrid palay seeds, fertilizers, foliars as well as technical assistance recommended for a particular hybrid seeds.

Orog, added that the active cooperation of the farmers will contribute to the success of the programs. This will positively result to food adequacy, higher income and wider selection of hybrid palay suitable in the municipality.

Around 100 members of rice farmers from Nagkahiusang Mag-Uuma sa Carmen, Bugwak Irrigators Association and Escrola Cansim-ong Irrigators Association attended during the presentation.(Susil D. Ragas, PIA-Dinagat Islands/Municipal Agriculture Office- Loreto)