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Thursday, August 4, 2022

Carrascalanon ranks 3rd for Outstanding Rural Women 2022 in Caraga

CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur -- The  Department of Agriculture (DA) Caraga awarded Mrs. Emily P. Nimes, owner of Emily Integrated Farm located in Barangay Gamuton, Carrascal, of this province as the 3rd Place Winner in the Search for Outstanding Rural Women 2022 in the region. 

Said recognition is  embodied in the Magna Carta for Women which recognizes women's endeavor and contribution towards the development of the agri-fisheries sector in their respective communities.

Mrs. Nimes received the following farming inputs as in-kind prizes, to wit:
√ 20 heads (chicks) of free-range chicken;
√ 20 seedlings of guyabano;
√ 20 seedlings of jackfruit;
√ 10 seedlings of lemon;
√ 10 seedlings of mangosteen;
√ 1 bag of vermicompost;
√ 75 fruiting bags of mushroom; and
√ packs of assorted vegetable seeds such as kalabasa, sitaw, kangkong, atsal, kamatis, and others.

The LGU-Carrascal and the Municipal Agriculturist’s Office officials/employees extended their warm congratulations to Mrs. Nimes for her contribution to the community and to the  environment. (Carrascal FITS-Center/PIA Surigao del Sur)