Saturday, May 2nd, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Belizeans braved the threat of inclement weather to come out to the 2015 National Agriculture and Trade Show which officially kicked off today following official opening ceremonies on Friday.
A regular feature of the event is the annual honoring of the farmers of the year who this year all came from the Cayo District. Esmeralda Escobar is the female farmer of the year, Din Tzib is male junior farmer of the year and Jose Uk is senior male farmer of the year. They each received cash and donations of equipment from various agricultural authorities.
As per usual there are stalls from businesses large and small and displays from the agricultural livestock and fishing sectors. Upcoming activities include a canoe race, rodeo, flower show and others.
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