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Feb 03 2015

Diliman, Quezon City--- Eighteen young Filipino farmers are preparing for an intensive on-farm training in Japan to learn new farming techniques, agricultural management skills and participate in farm youth activities.

Feb 03 2015

The Department of Agriculture said today that science will play a big role in the implementation of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) for the benefit of the farmers.

Agriculture Undersecretary Emerson Palad said “we will use science-based tools to strategically put in place interventions and assistance that will benefit a substantial number of farmers, especially in the countryside.”

Jan 21 2015

QUEZON CITY -- For the first time, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) presents its accomplishments for the calendar year 2014 in infographic.

Infographic, short for information graphic, has been widely used by many organizations as graphic visual representation of an information, knowledge or data to show complex information in simple patterns and trends (wikipedia).

Dec 15 2014

BUTUAN City – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in the Caraga Region has been one of the pioneers to incorporate e-Extension Program's e-Learning courses with the agricultural courses of State, Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in the region. This has allowed the agricultural students to take e-Learning courses as part of their curriculum.

Dec 09 2014

DILIMAN, Quezon City – In recognition of the services and contributions of its retired employees under the Executive Order No. 366, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) organized “Salamat, Paalam: A Send-off Program for ATI Retirees” at the Rural Development Education Center in ATI Central Office’s compound last November 14, 2014.

Dec 09 2014

DILIMAN, Quezon City – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is currently producing a Telemagazine that features selected Organic Agriculture (OA) practitioners in the country. Aside from promoting the best practices of OA, the Telemagazine aims to capacitate individuals and improve the understanding and application of principles and best practices among the existing organic farmer practitioners.

ATI Director Asterio Saliot

Feb 16 2015

ORMOC, Leyte -- “Take advantage and utilize the online system,” remarked ATI Director Saliot to...

Jan 21 2015

LANAO DEL NORTE -- Maigo and Kolambugan are two municipalities in Lanao del Norte severely...

Jan 14 2015

The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is collaborating with the Remnant Institute of...

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The rapidly depleting forest cover and the frequent occurrence of calamities due to flooding have prompted the Philippine government to issue an indefinite log ban in the country under Executive Order No.23 "Declaring moratorium on the cutting and Harvesting of Timber in the Natural and Residual Forests and Creating the Anti-Illegal Logging Task Force". This will give time for the natural environment to recuperate and industries relying on wood as materials seek possible alternative sources.

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 Defying most conventional beliefs on agriculture and challenging traditional farming system, he dared to demonstrate that growing food and eating them fresh in one’s backyard can be done---regardless of location and circumstances.


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