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Tea-picking competition attracts skilled farmers

Ten teams each comprising of five farmers from localities in Bao Loc Town and two teams of Tam Chau yesterday took part in the tea-picking competition in tea farm Tam Chau in Bao Lam District in the highland province of Lam Dong.
 

Tea-picking competition attracts skilled farmers

The competition is a part of the Week of Bao Loc tea & silk culture within framework of the 7th Da Lat  Flower Festival - 2017 which is scheduled for December 23-27.
The organizer said participants must be skilled in picking oolong tea such as picking a bud with two leaves up as quickly as possible and just picking leaves with right size.
After thirty minutes, Tam Chau 1 team won the first prize followed by team of Loc Nga Commune, Loc Thanh and Tam Chau 2.
Additionally, some farmers earned the title Golden Hand, Silver Hand, Bronze prizes for their god performance at the competition.
The Week of Bao Loc tea & silk culture with the theme of “Bảo Lộc – Tea fragrance and Silk Beauty/Color” aims to honor tea growers, and sericulturists, silk-reeling makers and weavers.

By DOAN KIEN - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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