PAO-NegOr to hold Buglasan 2015 Farm Family Agri-fair

By Roi Lomotan

NEGROS ORIENTAL (PIA) – The Provincial Agriculturist Office (PAO) here will hold its annual Buglasan 2015 Farm Family Agri-fair on October 14 to 15 at PAO Compound, Dumaguete City.

The theme for this year’s agri-fair is “Building strong partnership towards Negros Island integration through sustainable organic agriculture.”

The event aims to present and recognize talents and efforts of rural-based organizations’ contribution to the development of agriculture sector in the province.

On Oct. 14, simultaneous events will be held in the afternoon. There will be presentations on glutinous corn processing, herbal processing, fishery net mending, sweet potato main dish, fishery multiple handline, and coconut-based handicraft.

Aside from these, there are also some art and talent contests like poster making contests, extemporaneous speaking contests, minus-one singing contest and Ms. 4-H Club 2015 event.

There will be also two quiz bee events taking place in the same date.

Meanwhile, on Oct. 15, there will be an organic farming lecture by provincial agriculturist Gregorio Paltinca and PAO officer Joshua Demerre.

Apart from this, Department of Agriculture Region (DAR-7) will also give updates on its programs during the agri-fair.

Culmination for the agri-fair will be held at 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Oct. 15.

The Buglasan 2015 Farm Family Agri-fair is a join undertaking of PAO, Provincial Government of Negros Oriental, and DAR-7. (rmn/ral/PIA7-Negros Oriental/This article was first published at PIA website on Oct. 9, 2015

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