CADLAN, PILI, CAMARINES SUR – More than 600 farmers and fisherfolk from the five districts of Cam. Sur were treated to a whole day of fun and exciting events and valuable prizes during the Provincial Farmers’ Day at the Camarines Sur Capitol Convention Center as one of the highlights of the Kaogma Festival.
OIC Regional Technical Director for Operations of the Department of Agriculture Rodel P. Tornilla who represented DA Regional Executive Director Elena B. de los Santos, said the DA gave away over P5 million worth of agri machineries composed of 35 hand tractors with trailer and accessories, 5 palay threshers, and 2 rice transplanters. These aside from the generous prizes for the games/contest such as Maria Went to Market; Catch Me if You Can or Darakupan Orig; Corn Eating Contest; Sack Race; Manual Corn Shelling; Tiriladan Pili; Kudkud-puga; Manual Palay Threshing; Craft Making Contest; Rice and Safety Pin game; Egg in Spoon Relay; and Egg Toss game. Prizes include sacks of hybrid rice and certified palay seeds; hybrid corn seeds, bags of organic and urea fertilizer, native pigs, ducks, 2 knapsack sprayers, garden tools.