ATI in CaLaBaRZon

Syndicate content
WELCOME TO ATI-4a (CaLaBaRZon) Website      To orchestrate a synergistic agricultural extension services for local government sector and other stakeholders in Region IV towards global competitiveness.  
Updated: 13 hours 6 min ago

Climate Resilient Agriculture Program, Now in CaLaBaRZon

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 5:59pm

General Nakar, Quezon – For almost four months of keen groundwork, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon launched the Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) Livelihood and Community Project in Brgy. Magsikap, General Nakar, Quezon on August 4, 2017. The project aims established a pilot area for the Climate Resilient Community.

read more

Biyaheng Bukid reaches Batangas province

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 2:56pm
Lipa City, Batangas – Farmers and fisher folks in the province gathered at the Department of Agriculture - Southern Tagalog Integrated Agricultural Research Center (DA-STIARC), for a dialogue with DA Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol.    The Secretary’s visit in Batangas is part of his series of Byaheng Bukid, which serves as an avenue for personal interaction with farmers and fishermen and consultation with Local Government executives on issues related to agriculture and fisheries.   

read more

ATI's Academic & Technology Integration with Values Education (ATI AcTIVE) Program, launched at Ato Belen’s Farm

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:25pm
San Pablo City, Laguna - In the next five and a half months, the Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center in CaLaBaRZon and Ato Belen’s Farm (ABF) will provide in-house, intensive classroom and field training sessions in the areas of organic agriculture production, agricultural crops production, farm business management, and agripreneurship to participating members of the 4-H Club.

read more

Promoting Organic Agriculture through Integration in School Curriculum

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:39pm

Pagbilao, Quezon - Taking its part on promoting advocacy and adaption of Organic Agriculture (OA) practices towards sustainable health, Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) IV0A partners with State Colleges and Universities for its possible integration in school curricula and activities. A three-day activity entitled " OA Curriculum Integration” was conducted on July 19 - 21, 2017 at Cortijo De Palsabangon, Pagbilao Quezon.

read more

Resiliency, a Key to a Climate Smart Community

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 3:24pm

General Nakar, Quezon – To strengthen the capacity of a climate resilient community against natural disasters, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon conducted the Community Empowerment Course for Climate Resilient Agriculture Beneficiaries on July 12 – 14, 2017. Thirty beneficiaries of the Climate Change Livelihood Projects in General Nakar, Quezon attended the activity.

read more

Binhi ng Pag-asa Program: Planting Seeds of Change in the Youth

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 11:01am
Majayjay, Laguna –Through the Young Farmers Program (YFP), the rural youth is being trained and empowered to become competent agripreneurs in their respective localities.    Over the years, the Agricultural Training Institute has been creating opportunities for young farmers to become not just producers, but also entrepreneurs. ATI’s YFP and 4-H Clubs are youth development programs geared towards harnessing the potentials of young people as major contributors in community development.   

read more

RMO NC II: Strengthening the Rice Machinery in CALABARZON through capacitating AE and AEWS

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 9:01am
Maragondon, Cavite- The Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A as the lead implementer of Agriculture and Fishery (AF) Mechanization and Engineering Training and Extension Program in CaLaBaRZon is tasked to capacitate Agricultural Engineers (AEs) and Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) in the Local Government Units (LGUs) to become trainers on machinery operations.  

read more

Short but Intense: IEC Development Training challenges participants

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 4:36pm
Calamba City, Laguna – Participants were able to produce a one-page brochure and poster of good quality, following the basic principles in Information, Education and Communication (IEC) development in a crunch time.   

read more

ATI CaLaBaRZon Partners with Philippine Coconut Authority

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:10am
Lucena City, Quezon – To capacitate the skills and knowledge of frontline facilitators in conducting farmer-level Farm Business School (FBS), Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon in partnership with Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) launched the Training of Facilitators on Kaanib FBS. The five-day training is an offshoot of Training of Trainers on FBS conducted on March 2017 in collaboration with Villar SIPAG (Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance).  

read more

ATI directorates joins ATI Calabarzon's Arbor Day celebration.

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:48am

Maragondon, Cavite - With ATI Directors,  Dr. Luz A. Taposok and Mr. Alfredo S. Aton, the ATI RTC 4A leads in the celebration of the International Arbor Day with the theme "Saving the World, One Tree at a TIme".  The activity is a climate-change initiative of the center aiming to promote natural resources conservation by continous planting of indigenous forest trees.  
The participants were the Center Directors of the various regional training centers nationwide, ATI central Office Division Heads, DA RFO IVA, ATI RTC IVA staff and Atanacio Family.

read more

MAISkwelahan Pave Way for its First TeleRadyo Broadcast

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 9:32am
Tagkawayan, Quezon – To maximize a wider range of audience through distance learning, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon in close collaboration with the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist – Tagkawayan, Quezon, aired its 1st live School-on-the-Air (SOA) teleradyo program dubbed as “MAISkwelahan Tungo sa Kaunlaran: Isang TeleRadyo sa Pagmamaisan on June 2, 2017.  

read more

Provincial Training of Trainers for the Binhi ng Pag-asa Program

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 3:21pm
Pagbilao, Quezon - The Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A held the Provincial Training of Trainers for the Binhi ng Pag-asa Program last May 30 – June 2, 2017 (Batch 1) at Cortijo de Palsabangon Farm Park and Restaurant, Pagbilao, Quezon.  

read more

OA practitioners conferred by TESDA with NCII certification

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:52am
Majayjay, Laguna - In view of providing continuous capacity enhancement to implementers of organic agriculture program in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute – Region IV-A conducted the Organic Agriculture Competency Training and Assessment at Costales Nature Farms, Brgy. Gagalot, Majayjay, Laguna. The training aims to enhance the technical capability and competencies of agricultural extension workers and ATI- Learning Site cooperators and partners by acquiring National Certificate (NCII) on Organic Agriculture Production (OAP).      

read more

ATI IV-A builds up on Organic Agriculture and sustainable Farm Tourism

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 2:05pm

Silang, Cavite - Capability building for agricultural extension workers (AEWs) and partners, is among the initiatives being continuously provided by the Agricultural Training Institute – Region IV-A to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of Organic Agriculture program.  These activities are based on science and emerging trends on agriculture production system particularly on OA, taking into account profitability through farm value adding services.  

read more

Enhancing the agricultural mechanization in CaLaBaRZon

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 10:15am
Los Baños, Laguna – The Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A, in support to the Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (AFMech) Law (R.A. 10601) and as the training arm of the Department of Agriculture (DA), is mandated to effectively carry-out and lead the implementation of AF Mechanization and Engineering Training and Extension Program.   

read more

Local farmer technicians and AEWs of Quezon Province are now RCM-ready

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 9:16am

Lucena City, Quezon-  To speed up the dissemination of Rice Crop Manager in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute IV-A together with Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office IV-A and International Rice Research Institute conducted its second provincial roll-out of Training Course on the Use and Operations of Rice Crop Manager in the province of Quezon.

read more

Strong LGU support, vital in SOA implementation

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:58pm
The local government of Tagkawayan, Quezon has pledged to provide transistor radio sets to participants of “MAISkwelahan tungo sa Kaunlaran: Isang Teleradyo sa Pagmamaisan,” a School-on-the-Air on Corn production technologies. Mayor Jose Jonas Frondoso announced the good news during its program launching.   

read more

Breeding a new batch of GAP Trainors on High Value Crops

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 7:21am

UPLB, Laguna – “GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) is the way to go.”

read more