Showcasing its products that are results of our College’s technologies on vegetable and agriculture production, the Aurora State College of Technology (ASCOT) participated in the Cluster FIESTA on Vegetable (Farmer Industry Encounter for Science and Technology Agenda) organized by the DOST-PCAARRD in cooperation with ILAARRDEC, CLAARRDEC, CCAARRD, and NOMCAARD, held at the Mariano Marcos State University, Batac, Ilocos Norte, November 22-23.

Some of the products exhibited by ASCOT in the said event include: cultured Lakatan tissues; ASCOT-made sardines; ginger tea; smoked soft-boned bangus; coco jam; peanut butter; chips; pakumbo; and insect repellent spray.

ASCOT was represented by three of the faculty members from the Department of Agriculture and Aquatic Sciences, namely, Ma’am Mancy Lota, Ma’am Irma Zafra, and Sir Jose Domingo Balai.

The theme for this year’s exhibit was “Strengthening Research, Extension, and Business on Indigenous and Lowland Vegetable Industry for a Better Normal.”