BALANGA CITY, Bataan – With the theme,” Diwang Makabago at Tradisyunal na Teknolohiya sa Agrikultura at Pangisdaan Handog sa Magsasaka” the Goat Fiesta 2018 will have for its guest speaker, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, who according to Dr. Albert Venturina, Provincial Veterinarin, have confirmed her attendance on November 21. At least 3,000 attendees from different state colleges and universities in Central Luzon are expected.
Governor Abet Garcia, 1st District Representative Congresswoman Geraldine Roman and Dr. Melvin B. Carlos, Deputy Director for Administration, PCAARRD will also deliver their messages.
Twenty (20) exhibitors from different state universities and colleges from Central Luzon and other coordinating agencies will try to outdo each other and impress the farmers on the mechanization and technologies of the goat industry and modern products out of the goat meat and its parts.
Other highlights of the two-day activities also include ceremonial toast using goat milk, goat show by the federation of goat and sheep association, technology pitching, Magsasaka Siyentista and Fits day, Palarong Kambingan, On-the-spot Poster Making Contest and the Agri-sarap, a chevon-based culinary arts festival of goat meat.
Dr. Venturina said that GOAT FIESTA 2018 is said to be the first in Central Luzon and even in the whole country.