Faculty and student delegates from the College of Agriculture won 1st runner-up in the 10th FASMin Congress and Agri-Development Forum held at Mindanao State University-Naawan last Jan. 30 to Feb. 3.
The university sent 75 delegates—composed of 23 coaches and 52 students—to participate in 23 events organized by the Federation of Agriculture Students in Mindanao (FASMin).
The events were categorized into three: crop-based skills (22%); animal-based skills (48%); and literary/musical/dance contests (30%).
CMU ranked 1st in the crop-based skills category, and 3rd in both the animal-based skills and literary/musical/dance contests.
The university ranked 2nd over-all, garnering 54.20% in all the categories. Xavier University ranked 1st
(55.40%); Jose Rizal Memorial State University, 3rd (47.80%); and Camiguin Polytechnic State College, 4th (41.80%).
Based on the “Official 10th FASMin Tabulation” shared by Mr. Diorey Potestas of MSU-Naawan, the results of the winning participants in the university are as follows.
|Seeds Identification||Julius Degracia||Ms. Jean Vallecer||3rd|
|Weeds Identification||Gleny Mai Destinado||Dr. Nenita Baldo||3rd|
|Fertilizer Identification||Ariel Armilla||Dr. Fe J. Lagas||4th|
|Fertilizer Computation||Khristian Balila||Prof. Editha Agus||4th|
|Pasture and Forage Identification||Dionrill C. Noja||Dr. Niña Mae Villar||1st|
|Feed Formulation||Reyche Ruiz||Mr. John Donald Quisil||1st|
|Feed Stuff Identification||Christian Colinares||Dr. Ma. Luz L. Soriano||4th|
|Live Weight Estimation||Arnel Agusan||Prof. Eduardo V. Lagua||3rd|
|Dish Garden||Jonathan Butron||Ms. Ma. Joverly M. Abello||2nd|
|Flower Arrangement||Alfie Angelo Bayhonan||Ms. Ma. Joverly M. Abello||1st|
|Plant Population Density||Jolina Gono||Prof. Raul E. Margate||1st|
|Diversified Farming||Jason C. Gambuta & Janine Dorado||Ms. Raquel Salingay||1st|
|On-the-spot Essay Writing||Gearven Losaria||Prof. Ele Lunzaga||2nd|
|Concept Paper||Ryan Christian Guiritan||Ms. Cyd Cherisse U. Gayunan||3rd|
|Battle of the Brains||Christopher Capito, Bryan Kevin Fallares, Anthony Rabanes & Angelica P. Maderse||Prof. Helen M. Ebuña||3rd|
|Mr. & Ms. FASMin||Princess Christianne Chua &Francis Karl Remo||Ms. Josephine L. Arbes||3rd and 4th respectively|
|Vocal Solo||Ferey Jane Vocis||Mr. King Jehu II Radaza||3rd|
|Vocal Duets||Juliet Iman & John Neumann P. Madroña||Mr. King Jehu II Radaza||2nd|
|One-Man Lassoing Throwing Down, Tying||Ma. Janel RabagoMichelle GulbenMarianne Jean CabahugReymie Rose Lamag
Jenefer Foy Lagunlay
Joshua Roldan Navarra
|Mr. Jimmy CabadorMr. Arth David Sol Ortega||1st|
|One-Woman Lassoing, Tying to Nearest Post||3rd|
|Load Carrying (MEN)||4th|
|Load Carrying (WOMEN)||4th|
|Whip Cracking (MEN)||4th|
Dean Caezar Sabaña, chairperson of the College of Agriculture Student Council (COASCO), said this event is “a good avenue to mold CMU Agriculture students into competitive individuals with good social relationships.”
Other universities that participated in the Congress were Mindanao State University-Naawan (MSU-N), Caraga State University (CSU), Misamis University (MU), Mountain View College (MVC), and University of Science & Technology of Southern Philippines-Claveria Campus (USTP-Claveria).
This year’s theme was dubbed “Food and Nutrition Security Amidst Challenges in Climate Change.”