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by: Mario Eliseo O. Casimiro, Governor’s Press Corps

The Province of La Union was named as one of the country’s 2016 National Rice Achievers Awardee after the National Screening and Evaluation Team (NSET) from the Department of Agriculture (DA) announced the contest results recently thru an e-mailed Letter of Congratulations to the Office of the Governor.

The plum was accorded to the province after a series of evaluation and assessment on the various components of the Provincial Rice Program (PRP) in 2016. Accordingly, the province registered a total rice production of 175,373 metric tons in the said year reflecting an increase of 1.95% compared CY 2015’s 172,000 metric tons. Its contribution to the regional rice production figured at 9.71% compared to 9.68% in 2015.
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