income of Fernandino farmers. “Farmers are the backbone of the economy. With these innovations in farming, you also help boost vegetable consumption in the community that will lead the rise of local demand,” Santiago added.
Meanwhile, East West Seed has also recognized 35 farmer heroes from all over Region III for their outstanding performance in farming thus playing an important role in the development of the Philippine vegetable industry.
Also present during the activity were Vice-Mayor Jimmy Lazatin, East West Seed personnel represented by Marketing Supervisor Jeffrey Rodriguez, representative from Provincial Agriculture Office Lolita Mandap and City Agriculture and Fishery Council Chairman Antonette Zapata.---