(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 02 October 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm "JENNY" {KOINU} was estimated based on all available data at 675 km East of Aparri, Cagayan (18.8°N, 128.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 150 km/h. It is moving Northwestward at 10 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Trough of TS Jenny / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from Southwest to West will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Friday, 2 June 2023

DA delivers P4M equipment to corn association in SurSur town

SAN MIGUEL, Surigao del Sur -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) Caraga through the Corn Program successfully delivered the post-harvest facilities amounting to P4.08 million to San Miguel Corn Cluster Association in San Miguel, Surigao del Sur on May 31, 2023.

The association beneficiary received  a unit of four wheel drive farm tractor with accessories worth P2.39 million and a unit of a corn planter worth P1.69 million.

The mechanization approach under the corn program improves the farm productivity and income of the corn farmer-beneficiaries.

The activity was assisted and facilitated by the local government unit of San Miguel through the Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO), in collaboration with farmer-beneficiaries, Department of Agriculture (DA) - Agricultural Program Coordinating Office (APCO) Surigao del Sur, and the supplier of the said units. (DA-APCO/NGPB, PIA Surigao del Sur)