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Biggest , longest vegetables and fruits showcased in Bataan

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  • Perla E.
  • 9 years ago

   BALANGA City, Bataan The provincial agriculture office on Wednesday started its three-day Provincial Achievement Day to pay tribute to farmers and fishermen in Bataan, showcasing the biggest, longest vegetables and fruits in the province. 

   “Ang tatlong araw na Provincial Achievement Day ay naglalayong pasalamatan, kilalanin at bigyan ng parangal ang mga natatanging magsasaka at mangingisda sa lalawigan na pinanggagalingan ng ating pagkain,” said provincial agriculturist Imelda Inieto.

   Some farmer’s association will be given a farm tractor, collapsible dryers, multi-purpose drying pavement, knapsack sprayers, among some other items.

   “Ang mga gamit na ipagkakaloob sa samahan ng mga magsasaka ay sa kolaborasyon ni Congressman Enrique Garcia at ng Department of Agriculture,” Inieto said.

   She said that during the celebration, farmers and fishermen will have the opportunity to discuss new business trends.

   The activity has for the theme “Pagharap sa hamon ng Globalisasyon sa Agrickultura at Pangisdaan.”

   Showcased were the biggest and longest vegetables like kalabasa, camote, singkamas, sitaw, patola, ampalaya, okra, kamatis, upo, sili, bunga ng malunggay and patola.

   Also vying for the “pinaka” award are coconuts, mais na puti at dilaw, suha, apple mango and manggang kabayo.    Twin kamatis because of deformity were also displayed. 

   For sale in different booths are garden plants, kapeng barako, araro cookies and other processed food, slippers, kapis products, vegetables, vinegar, bibingka, peanut butter, cashew nuts, among some others.

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