Agri-Aqua Network International ( AANI) in partnership with Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI ), Bureau of Soils and Water Mangement, Ramgo Seeds, Bayer Philippines, DOST -PCCARRD , Eaton Centris among others presented to the public the 16th Mango Festival from May 12 to 14, 2017.
16th National Mango Festival
Mango is among the top 3 tropical fruits which is a dollar earner for the country. This is according to the Department of Agriculture report.
Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University L-R Mr. Oscar S. Guerrero Jr. MMSU Nursery Plant Propagator, Ms. Mercy R. Gaño Science Research Specialist and Ms. Bella Gervacio -University Research Associate
Don Mariano Marcos Memorial States University also had different kinds of mangoes and mango by-products for sale.
There are about 50 stalls selling fresh mangoes, fruit trees, mango products, fertilizers, plastic pots, foods and there is an area in which free seminar and talks are held.
different mango varieties
Aside from the popular varieties like Carabao , Indian , Pahotan , There are other mango varieties like Jakarta, Roso, Valencia.
different by-products which includes wines
different kinds of mango by -products which include mango piyaya, mango bisocho biscuits, mango ketchup, mango puree, turrones de manga among others.
mango tree seedlings and other fruit trees for sale
Villar Sipag at Tiyaga Foundation
Office of Senator Cynthia Villar L-R Ms. Micah G. Vergara, Ms. Iris May D. Azcarraga, Roselyn Rubia-Enriquez and Sherill Ann Del Rosario.
Villar Sipag at Tiyaga Foundation staffs gave away free organic compost to the visitors of the trade fair.
Bureau of Soils and Water Management
There is no entrance fees at the ongoing 16th Mango Festival which will end on May 14, 2017.