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NegOcc wins big in reg’l organic agri awards

first_imgAgriculture Assistant Secretary Rene Famoso (seated, 2nd from left) and representatives of the National Organic Agriculture Program and Agriculture Training Institute pose with the awardees from Negros Occidental, including integrated and organic farmer Jesus Antonio Orbida (standing, 3rd from left), during the 2019 Regional Organic Agriculture Achievers’ Awards held in Iloilo City on Sept. 17. CHECCS OSMEÑA-ORBIDA VIA PNA The organic agriculture achievers’ awardrecognizes organic agriculture development initiatives in the country. Victorias City was also named asoutstanding city; Binalbagan-based farmer Jesus Antonio Orbida, outstandingsmall farmer in the individual category; Elpedio Dayuday, outstanding localgovernment unit agricultural extension worker; Corazon Galon, outstandingprovincial focal person; and Sag-ang and Coffee Growers Association of LaCastellana, outstanding group. Data from the Office of the ProvincialAgriculturist showed that at least 17,000 organic farming practitioners in theprovince plant various crops on 16,000 hectares of farmlands. BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental has been recognized as outstandingprovince in this year’s Regional Organic Agriculture Achievers’ Awards of theDepartment of Agriculture in Western Visayas. The province led the six Negrenserecipients during the awards program that was graced by Agriculture assistant secretaryRene Famoso at the Casa Real in Iloilo City. “This award recognizes all oursacrifices and shows that we’re doing the right thing despite the odds,” saidOrbida, who is also among the finalists in the same category for the NationalOrganic Agriculture Achievers’ Awards (NOAAA) this coming November.center_img Last year, Orbida was recognized by theprovincial government of Negros Occidental for coconut and integrated farmingduring the 2nd Food Production Heroes Assembly. Meanwhile, at the national level,members of the NOAAA’s national technical committee have already conducted thefield validation for Orbida, who is one of the three finalists in the smallfarmer category this year. The team evaluated Orbida in his farm in Barangay Enclaro,Binalbagan town on Aug. 27. “Just keep on implementing organicfarming for we still have a long way to go,” Masculino said. Provincial agriculturist JaphetMasculino on Wednesday lauded the winners for helping sustain the province’sorganic agriculture development. His association, PeacePond FarmersAssociation, also bagged the 2018 Outstanding Farmer of the Philippines goldaward for agriculture initiatives category. (With a report from PNA/PN)last_img read more

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first_imgA CO DONEGAL pensioner has died after a car crash.Eithne Gallagher, who was 82, was a passenger in a car which collided with a lorry  at Cliffoney on the main road between Bundoran and Sligo on Wednesday.Gardai say the crash victim is from Ballyshannon. Her husband Jim, 86, a former Co Donegal GAA star was injured. He was driving the vehicleGardai in Sligo are appealing for witnesses following the crash which also left the drivers of both vehicles in hospital.A spokesman said: “At approximately 1.30pm a female aged in her 80s was seriously injured when the motor car she was passenger in collided with a lorry on the N15 (Sligo – Bundoran route) near the Village of Cliffoney.“She was taken by ambulance to Sligo General Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The drivers of both vehicles were also taken to hospital.” Mr Gallagher captained Donegal to its 1952 Dr Lagan Cup success. He also represented Ulster in the Railway Cup.Forensic collision investigators are at the scene and diversions are in place.Anyone with information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station 071-9157000, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111. DONEGAL PENSIONER DIES IN SLIGO ROAD CRASH was last modified: June 28th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DONEGAL PENSIONER DIES IN SLIGO ROAD CRASHlast_img read more