ATI in the Western Visayas

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Climate Smart Agriculture and Organic Production pushed in Lemery, Iloilo

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 10:41am
Climate Smart Agriculture and Organic Production pushed in Lemery, Iloilo

 
Lemery, Iloilo -- Some 35 farmer leaders, barangay officials, and extension workers completed the training on Organic Production cum Climate Smart Agriculture provided by the Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center VI (ATI RTC 6) last February 14-16, 2017 at Barangay Poblacion South East.
 

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Abaca and Pina Fiber Farmers in Capiz and Aklan gear up for production, processing, and marketing

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 8:45am
Decortication is a mechanized method of fiber extraction where leaf sheats are inserted and scraped by means revolving wheels.

Banga, Aklan -  In a common goal to meet the growing demand for abaca and piña fiber in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) for Western Visayas has partnered with the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority to train farmers and processors from Capiz and Aklan on production, processing, and marketing.
 

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ATI-RTC 6 launched FITS Center in Culasi, Antique

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 1:26pm
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Some 100 farmers and fishersfolks witnessed the launching of the Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center in the Municipality of Culasi, Antique. FITS Center is a one-stop service facility that will provide the clients quick access to information and technology services. The Center is equipped with laptops/netbooks and internet connections so that clients will have access to global information through the DA-ATI websites. Likewise, IEC materials both printed and in various multi-media formats were made available in the Center.

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ATI RTC 6 launches the e-Learning Lounge

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:57pm
Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista together with representatives from the SUC and the private sector.

To further enhance access to Agriculture and Fishery Knowledge Products and Services, ATI RTC 6 launched its e-Learning Lounge. Equipped with tablets and netbooks, the lounge will cater all clients who are in need of information on agriculture and fishery. Primarily, it will promote access to e-Learning, one of the component of electronic extension (e-Extension) service of ATI.

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Herb Producers and Processors in Aklan Learn Effective Packaging, Labelling, and Marketing

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 4:41pm
Herb Producers and Processors in Aklan Learn Effective Packaging, Labelling, and Marketing

Some 588 farmers graduated from the Agricultural Training Institute’s School on the Air (SOA) on Packaging, Labeling, and Marketing of Fresh and Processed Herbs.

The SOA is one of the extension modalities of the ATI which annually offers a season long radio broadcast on farming management practices of site-specific crops. The program was launched early April at LGU Kalibo’s radio station 98.5 DyYM Radyo Natin Kalibo and ended airing on the last week of August.

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e-Learning on the go with ATI’s e-Extension Program

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 3:04pm
ASU students explore courses at ATI's e-extension site.

Staying true to its mantra of providing free education on agriculture and fisheries at “Any Time, Any Place, and Any Pace™”, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 6 has recently conducted a series of briefing and orientations at universities and colleges in the Region to promote the knowledge products and services offered under the e-Extension Program.

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Farmer leaders of Iloilo and Guimaras fired up for GAP Certification

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 9:54am
Farmer leaders of Iloilo and Guimaras fired up for GAP Certification

“Determinasyon lang gid ang importante diri. Makaya ta ‘ni. Masarangan ta ‘ni sa pila ka adlaw. Nothing is impossible under the sun. Indi kita mag lahug-lahog, kung ano ang gina require sang GAP amo gid na ang ubrahon ta. Kag in the coming years, sigurado gid ko nga ma certified gid kita basta may determinsayon lang kag mag ubra kita sang tuod-tuod. Pag hinambal nga GAP Certified, GAP Certified gid ‘na ‘ya.” said Engr. Ednar Caspe, a participant from Guimaras during the closing program.

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