(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 18 April 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 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 rain showers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. 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 East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


Monday, 4 March 2024

Surigao Sur receives P89.5M worth of agri-machinery

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur (PIA) -- A total of 98 various production and postharvest technologies and equipment were received by the provincial government of Surigao del Sur (SDS) in provincial turnover and agri-machinery distribution spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture (DA) held at SDS Sports Complex in Tandag City.

The program implementation is under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Mechanization Program worth P 89.5 million.

Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) regional focal person  Jingle Paloma revealed the agricultural machinery received by the province:

* Four-wheel tractor - 16 units

* Floating tlller - 55 units

* Riding type transplanter - 2 units

* Rice combine harvester - 15 units

* Recirculating dryer - 4 units

* Mobile rice mill - 1 unit

* Single pass rice mill - 5 units

Paloma added that the various production and postharvest technologies and equipment will be distributed to some 50 qualified Surigao del Sur project beneficiaries.

Present during the event was Gov. Alexander T. Pimentel; representative from the Office of 1st District of Surigao del Sur Congressional Representative Romeo S. Momo Sr, Melanie Joy Momo; Engr. Ricardo M. OΓ±ate Jr. of DA Caraga; Genome Jun A. Fortun from the office of Senator Cynthia A. Villar; Mindanao A cluster head, Engr. Edgar B. Testa; provincial agriculturist Marcos M. Quico; MLGU executive assistant and municipal agriculturists of the province. (PIA-Surigao del Sur)