The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office No. 02 (DA-RFO 02) had announced the 2019 Gawad Saka regional achievers on agriculture and fisheries.

In a presentation of regional winners held yesterday at DA-MPC Conference Hall, San Gabriel, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, Isabela emerged as the topnotcher with ten awardees, seven for Cagayan, two for Quirino and one for Nueva Vizcaya.

According to OIC-Regional Technical Director Rose Mary G. Aquino, the awardees shall be the region’s nominees to the national level.

“We need not to rest our laurels. Let us keep inspiring our farmers and fisherfolk with these awards for they truly deserve to be given such honor,” she said.

Hereunder are the list of regional winners:

Sugarcane Farmer – Ms. Rosemarie P. Fidel, Campo, Sto. Nino, Cagayan;

Coconut Farmer – Ms. Rosie B. Casil, Sanchez Mira, Cagayan;

Farm Family – Miguel Family, Sampaguita, Solana, Cagayan;

Agri-Entrepreneur – Lighthouse Cooperative, Tuguegarao City;

Young Farmer Organization – Unag 4H Club, Amulung, Cagayan;

FARMC – Sta. Ana MFARMC, Gonzaga, Cagayan;

Barangay Food Terminal (BFT) NGO Operated – Sto. Domingo MPC, Baggao, Cagayan;

Rice Farmer – Mr. Jorge Saguibo, Daramuangan Sur, San Mateo, Isabela;

Corn Farmer – Mr. Benjamin Domingo, Cabisera 5, Ilagan City;

High Value Crops Farmer – Mr. Ronald Calong, Masin, Aurora, Isabela;

Large Animal Raiser – Mr. Arvin Israel D. Padilla, Sisim Alto, Tumauini, Isabela;

Fish Culture – Mr. Renato Alfaro, Nungnungan, Cauayan City;

Fish Capture – Mr. Romar A. del Rosario, Palanan, Isabela;

Organic Agriculture – Mr. Claudio Gonzaga, Santiago City;

Young Farmer – Mr. Armando delos Santos, Angadanan, Isabela;

PAFC/CAFC – Santiago City CAFC, Santiago City;

Small Farmer Fisherfolk Organization – Villa Luna MPC, Cauayan City;

Small Animal Raiser – Ms. Eva C. de Vera, Darubba, Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya;

Rural Improvement Club – Giayan Credit Cooperative, Giayan, Nagtipunan, Quirino, and

MAFC – Nagtipunan MAFC, Nagtipunan, Quirino.

To the awardees, mabuhay!