Naga City holds Farmer’s Week 2018
Noting the “crucial role” the farmers play in the society, the City Agriculture Office (CAgO) has opened the Naga City Farmer’s Week 2018.
The event, which aimed at giving honor to the local farmers, kicked off with a parade participated by 10 agricultural barangays in the city in their creative costumes and props.
“A ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opened the 3-day Agri-Fair at the City Hall Grounds where each of the 10 participating barangays constructed their respective bahay-kubo and displayed their own, local produce consists of fruits, vegetables and other organic crops and products as part of the Agri-Fair,” the city government said.
“To help improve farming methods in the city, a book launching of an agricultural guide by Ernesto Asence III, an agricultural technologist, was conducted as part of the celebration,” it added.
The farmers also enjoyed games prepared by the CAgO as part of the celebration.
Moreover, the graduation of the Farmer Field School (FFS) from barangays San Isidro, Cararayan, Carolina and Concepcion Grande was also held.
“The celebration concluded with the awarding ceremony of the best decorated booth coming from the participating agricultural barangays in the Agri- Fair,” said the City.