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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.   

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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).  

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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.

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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.  

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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.  

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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).      

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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.  

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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.   

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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.

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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.   

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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.”

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Farm youth as active partners in nation-building

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:27pm

Padre Garcia, Batangas- “To all the 4Hers, this is the start of your role as real leaders, and contributors to the growth of the economy and the nation.” 

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Regional Farm Tourism Travel Guide, launched during Madrid Fusion Manila

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 12:21am

Pasay, Manila - ATI IV-A’s “Agriculturally Awesome: Regional Farm Tourism Travel Guide,” in partnership with the Department of Tourism IV-A, reached the Madrid Fusion Manila Stage during the first day of the annual gastronomic congress. 

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Climate Smart farming for Farm Business School

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 4:33pm

Los Baños, Laguna - Recognizing the need to capacitate agricultural extension workers in Region IV-A in order to cope up with the effects of climate change in the agriculture sector, the Agricultural Training Institute – Region IV-A conducted the second batch of Regional Training of Trainers on Climate Smart Farm Business Sch

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SOA for CaLaBaRZon region will soon hit the waves again

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 3:46pm

Trece Martires City, Cavite - The Information Services Section (ISS) team of the Agricultural Training Institute in CaLaBaRZon has started the ground work for the two upcoming School-on-Air (SOA) for 2017. The SOA will focus on (1) corn production, targeted for Tagkawayan and Guinayangan, Quezon farmers, and (2) swine production for Rizal province swine raisers. 

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Together We Can Change the World: Training of Facilitators on Farm Business School (FBS)

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 2:13pm

Bacoor, Cavite- The Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A formed thirty (30) new  driven and diverse FBS facilitators for the Calabarzon Region. The group was a mixture of Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs), employees from the National Government Agencies, State Universities and Colleges and farm owners. Majority of the group were farm owners which added a lively and inspiring twist during the 10 – day training.

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March is Rabies Awareness Month

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:18am

Pila, Laguna – In accordance with the Presidential Executive Order No. 84 signed by former President Joseph Estrada, March is observed as Rabies Awareness Month. The Office for Agricultural Services – Pila in coordination with the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPV) – Laguna conducted the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Campaign on Rabies in Pakil Elementary School and Kabulusan National High School Extension in Pakil, Laguna on March 15, 2017. Dr. Heferson O.

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Rice Crop Manager is now on version 2.03

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:07am

Calamba City, Laguna- Rice Crop Manager or most commonly known as RCM is on version of 2.03. The Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) tool has been upgraded and improved to Rice Crop Manager Advisory Service (RAS) last 2016. 

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ATI, TESDA and DOT: Up for Intervention

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 10:31am

Maragondon, Cavite – To further accelerate the number of established farm schools nationwide, The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) orients on implementing guidelines on provision of special technical assistance for program on Accelerating Farm School Establishment (PAFSE) to farmers and fisherfolks. The guidelines will be implemented in coordination with the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and the Department of Tourism (DOT).

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Training on Integrated Diversified Organic Farming Systems

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 2:53pm

The Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A conducted the Training on Integrated Diversified Organic Farming Systems (IDOFS) last March 13 – 16, 2017 at Ouan's The Farm Resort Lucena City. The activity was participated by 18 farmers and 2 Agricultural Extension Workers from the province of Quezon. It aims to enhance the knowledge and skills of the participants on organic agriculture as a sustainable farming system.

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