NIA: Not enough water for farms next summer

CLIMATE change brings bad news to farmers in Pangasinan. There will not be enough water to irrigate rice farms, particularly in eastern Pangasinan, during the coming dry months next year. This was bared by Ceferino Sta. Ana, project manager of the Agno Irrigation System Extension Project, a special project of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) because the […]

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Irrigation for eight towns seen in December 2018

THE Agno River Irrigation System Extension Project (ARISEP) expected to be completed in December 2018, will benefit more than 10,000 farmers in eight towns tilling 12,984 hectares of land in Pangasinan. This was revealed by Ceferino Sta. Ana, project manager of ARISEP, a major irrigation project in Pangasinan, when he briefed participants to the Irrigation Stakeholders Summit […]

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Rice Black Bug infests rice land in eastern towns 

ALAMINOS CITY—Up to 753 hectares of rice farms in seven rice producing towns of eastern Pangasinan have already been infested by Rice Black Bug (RBB), Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAg) officer-in-charge Dalisay Moya said on Wednesday. Moya clarified, however, that those infested comprised only a little portion of the 150,000 hectares cultivated for rice during the […]

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Dagupan earns 4 awards in Cities Competitiveness Index

DAGUPAN City received four awards in the 3rd Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index in Region 1 given by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for its capability to attract investments. The city won first place each in the areas of Infrastructures, Government Efficiency, Economic Dynamism and Over-all Competitiveness under the component cities category. Mayor Belen […]

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