PCA allocates P235M, embarks on aggressive treatment of 'cocolisap' in Basilan

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on PCA allocates P235M, embarks on aggressive treatment of 'cocolisap' in Basilan 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 4 –- The national government is optimistic of being able to contain within 60 days the infestation of the coconut scale insects (CSI) also known as "cocolisap" in Basilan province.

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(Feature) Is there a good alternative sweetener?

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Is there a good alternative sweetener? 

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, July 15 (PNA) –- I noticed that whenever I order coffee in hotels and in a certain café, they serve it with syrup placed in a small, cute glass container.

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PCA targets 100 hectares of coconut plantation for participatory planting project in Miagao, Iloilo

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on PCA targets 100 hectares of coconut plantation for participatory planting project in Miagao, Iloilo 

MIAGAO, Iloilo, May 20 — The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) is eyeing to cover some 100 hectares in this municipality for its Participatory Coconut planting Project (PCPP).

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PCA fast tracks use of Php1-billion 2014 unspent budget for rehab

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on PCA fast tracks use of Php1-billion 2014 unspent budget for rehab 

TACLOBAN CITY, March 4 -– The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) still has Php1 billion unspent funds from 2014 for recovery projects in farms pounded by super typhoon Yolanda.

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‘Ruby’ leaves slight damage to coco industry in Eastern Visayas

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on ‘Ruby’ leaves slight damage to coco industry in Eastern Visayas 

PALO, Leyte, Dec. 17 –- Damages incurred by the coconut industry from typhoon Ruby is only minimal, but government will provide immediate interventions to ensure recovery, an official of the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) said.

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PCA replants 1.75 million coco seedlings in Yolanda-hit farms

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on PCA replants 1.75 million coco seedlings in Yolanda-hit farms 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 15 -– The Philippine Coconut Authority reported that 1.75 million coconut seedlings have been planted to replace coconut trees damaged by super typhoon "Yolanda" last year.

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Sen. Cynthia Villar presides over the public hearing on the “Coconut Farmers and Industry Fund”

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Sen. Cynthia Villar presides over the public hearing on the “Coconut Farmers and Industry Fund” 

141215130525Photo shows from (left)Senator Cynthia Villar, Chairperson, Committee on Agriculture and Food and Senate Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, Chairman of the Joint Committee of Finance preside over the public hearing on the “Coconut Farmers and Industry Fund.” Also in photo(center) is Mr.Rafael Mariano (black shirt), National Chairman of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas and other farmers and representatives,and wearing barong (photo right) is Administrator Romulo N.Arancon Jr. of Philippine Coconut Authority(PCA)and Undersecretary Anthony Parungao of Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)on Monday, December 15,2014 at the Senate in Pasay City (PNA photos by Avito C.Dalan)
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Coconut farmers in Pablo-stricken areas get P155.8 M aid

November 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on Coconut farmers in Pablo-stricken areas get P155.8 M aid 

By Mary Ann T. Bardinas

MANILA, Nov. 4 (PNA) — The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released P155.8 million to the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) for the rehabilitation of slight-to-moderately damaged coconut trees in Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental provinces severely affected by Typhoon Pablo in 2012.

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Salt as coconut fertilizer urged

November 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on Salt as coconut fertilizer urged 

STA. BARBARA, Pangasinan, Nov. 3 –"Asin" or salt does not only give flavor to dishes, it also enriches a coconut tree.

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