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Rep. Flores on pork barrel to DA: ‘It’s in their hands’

Rep. Flores on pork barrel to DA: ‘It’s in their hands’

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/01 August) Bukidnon Second District Rep.  Florencio T. Flores Jr.  admitted channeling funds to the Department of Agriculture from his Priority Assistance Development Fund (PDAF) in 2011… Read more »

PNoy eyes intercropping to augment coco farmers’ income

PNoy eyes intercropping to augment coco farmers’ income

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/22 July) President Benigno Aquino III cited that the country has achieved strengthening of the agriculture sector naming the introduction of intercropping as a strategy initiated in… Read more »

Matigsalugs in San Fernando eye coconut plantation for livelihood

Matigsalugs in San Fernando eye coconut plantation for livelihood

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/18 June) The Matigsalugs of Kalagangan, San Fernando town are eyeing to start a coconut plantation for their livelihood here a decade after obtaining the Certificate of… Read more »

Diversification, Bukidnon sugar planters’ way vs. AFTA in 2015

Diversification, Bukidnon sugar planters’ way vs. AFTA in 2015

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News /3 June) – Diversification of crops is one of the first strategies handy for thousands of sugarcane planters in the count-off to 2015, when tariff for… Read more »

ILO reports gaining headway vs child labor in Bukidnon

ILO reports gaining headway vs child labor in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News /02 June) — The campaign against child labor in Bukidnon  is gaining headway, with at least 2,000 children taken out of the labor force from November… Read more »

5 months after ‘Pablo,’ aid to farmers not yet distributed in Bukidnon

5 months after ‘Pablo,’ aid to farmers not yet distributed in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/25 May) The Provincial Government of Bukidnon has allotted  P99.2 million fund as assistance to farmers affected by typhoon ‘Pablo’ but five months after the tragedy it… Read more »

‘Children should be in school, not in farmlands’

‘Children should be in school, not in farmlands’

Apologies. This should have been dispatched earlier – Editor MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/ May 1) Children should be in school not working in fields, this was the stress in the… Read more »

Proposed ban on extraction of pine tree resin hurdles 2nd reading

Proposed ban on extraction of pine tree resin hurdles 2nd reading

MALAYBALAY CITY  (Bukidnon News/30 March) The Bukidnon Sangguniang Panlalawigan approved Monday on second reading a proposed ordinance banning the extraction of pine tree resins following the apprehension by the Department… Read more »

Bukidnon LGUs reject 10-percent organic agri budget

Bukidnon LGUs reject 10-percent organic agri budget

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/20 March) The local government units in Bukidnon’s 20 towns and two cities are willing to shed only 1 percent for towns and 2 percent for cities… Read more »

[UPDATED] Bukidnon State U asked to open new schools in agri, IP areas

[UPDATED] Bukidnon State U asked to open new schools in agri, IP areas

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/14 March) – The Bukidnon Sangguniang Panlalawigan has passed two resolutions this week urging the board of regents of Bukidnon State University to open an external school… Read more »