DA-XI kicks-off farmers, fisherfolks month celebration
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Director Ricardo M. Oñate (4th from left) leads the ribbon cutting during the opening of the 2019 Farmers and Fisherfolks Month at the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 11 on Monday afternoon. Also in photo are Angelina Pancho, RTD for Research and Regulations (3rd from L), Marila Corpuz, RTD for Operations (4th from R), Marie Ann Constantino, Field Operations Division Chief (3rd from R), Genevieve Madelo, Gawad Saka Outsanding Rice Farmer (4th from L), Isabelo Candilado, Gawad Saka Outsanding Corn Farmer (5th from R) and Epifanio Loyola Jr., Regional Farmer Director (with black cap). Photo by: Feliz Lim, DA-11
Recognizing the efforts and contribution of the farmers and fisherfolks in Davao region, Department of Agriculture-XI (DA-XI) officially opened the 2019 Farmers and Fisherfolks’ Month celebration on Monday (May 6).
With the theme “Magsasaka’t Mangingisdang Pilipino, saludo ang buong bansa sa sipag, tibay at lakas ninyo”, the event kicks-off with a fun run among DA employees and followed by an opening ceremony in DA grounds.