(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 27 May 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "AGHON" {EWINIAR} was estimated based on all available data at 95 km East of Baler, Aurora (15.6°N, 122.5°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 170 km/h. It is moving North Northeastward at 10 km/h. Southwesterly Windflow affecting the western section of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: 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 Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Sunday, 24 September 2023

Training on vegetable, onion production kicks off in PDI

Envisioning to make Caraga Region a sustainable supplier of high quality, safe, fresh and processed vegetables, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Caraga expanded its reach in teaching the right technology to include not just the farmers but its personnel and the local government unit as partners/stakeholders.

With this, a two-day training on Lowland Vegetable Production and Bulb Onion Production was conducted at RAFTITTI, Inc., Cuarinta, San Jose, Province of Dinagat Islands on September 7 to 8, 2023.

Romer Sarceda Amante, vegetable coordinator of DA-Caraga said that the activity aimed to transfer the technical knowledge and capacitate DA’s workforce for the sustainable development of the vegetable industry in the region.

Twenty-five (technical staff from the Operations Division including Special Projects specifically 4K and SAAD, two from the Provincial Agriculture Office of Dinagat Islands and six representatives from the different municipalities in the island province participated in the training.

Equipped with the knowledge and skills, the trained staff can now augment in the tasks of cascading new farming technologies to the farmers. (DA-Caraga/PIA-PDI)