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By: Victor B. Dacanay, PITO,LU

In celebration of this year’s Farmers and Fisherfolk Month with the theme “Rice Sufficiency thru Technology Promotion,” the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist led this month’s PGLU flag raising ceremony at the Provincial Capitol Grounds, San Fernando City, La Union on May 4, 2009.

Chief Agriculturist Edmund Quinit, who is also the Regional Rice Banner Coordinator from the Department of Agricultlure-Regional Field Unit 1 (DA-RFU1, was the guest of honor and speaker. In his speech, he praised the men of the Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) under the leadership of Gov. Manuel C. Ortega, for having attained a rice production growth rate of 7.19 % which is the highest in the Ilocos Region for CY 2008 (150,860 metric tons in 2007 to 161,709 metric tons in 2008).
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