MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, October 27 (PIA) — Outstanding farmers, farmers associations and groups received special recognition during the 13th Agricultural and Fishery Council (AFC) celebration on 21 October at the Provincial Tourism and Sports Complex.
Outstanding Farmers Awards were given to Marny J. Balingcos, Virgelio L. Dinorog and Carlito E. Palmere for their commendable efforts in vegetable farming, lanzones farming, and rice farming in the province, respectively.
Owakan Rural Improvement Club (RIC) in Mahinog town was also named as the most outstanding RIC in the province, while the local government unit (LGU) Guinsiliban grabbed the outstanding Municipal Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (MFARMC) recognition.
Other special awards given were the outstanding small animal raiser (Elizabeth W. Jandag), outstanding backyard tilapia pond operator (Delfin C. Uayan), and outstanding fisherfolk (Delano B. Gaguan) and fisherfolks association of San Roque, Mahinog.
Cash awards were also handed to the winners during the AFC Day celebration with the theme “Panagtimbayayongay sa Malamboong Agrikultura. AFC Day Padayonon ta!” (Cooperation is the way to Progressive Agriculture. Continue to celebrate AFC Day!) (JCV)/PIA)