ATI in Ilocandia

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SOA Pinakbet set in Ilocos Sur

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:02pm

Candon City, Ilocos Sur – As part of the continuing effort to improve farm production in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center I (ATI-RTC I) introduced the School on-the-Air (SOA) on Sustainable Lowland Vegetable Production for a Climate Smart and Resilient Agriculture in the province of Ilocos Sur.

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RAFEN 1 sets path for 2017 onwards

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:34pm

Batac City, Ilocos Norte - The Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Network 1 (RAFEN 1) held its first quarter meeting to craft the 2017-2021 work plans for the Convergence Initiative Program entitled: “Timpuyog idiay Away Dur-as inna Iburay” or “Damayan sa Barangay, Ginhawa Ibibigay”. The meeting conducted at ATI-RTC 1 Satellite Training Center, Batac City, Ilocos Norte last March 16-17, 2017 was attended by thirty five (35) RAFEN member representatives including guests agencies like DOST and DSWD.

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Meat safety on the 13th day

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 9:01pm
The participants of the Basic Meat Inspection Training Course with r. Rolando Marquez, Supervising Meat Control Officer of NMIS

Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan – March 15, 2017 marks the 13th day of the on-going 20-days Course on Basic Meat Inspection Training Course (BMITC) at the Agricultural Training Institute, Regional Training Center I (ATI-RTC I).

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ATI-RTC I conducts meeting and planning workshop for RBOs

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 3:20pm
Dr. Rogelio Evangelista, ATI-RTC 1 TCS II speaking during the RBO consultation and planning workshop

Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan - For the year 2017, various activities have already been set for Rural Based Organizations (RBOs). For the purpose of better and smoother implementation of the regional and national activities, the different RBOs in the region were convened on a Consultative Meeting and Planning Workshop at the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center I (ATI-RTC I), Tebag East, Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan on March 9-10, 2017.

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Harmonization towards unification

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 9:21am
TCS II Rogelio Evangelista speaking during the harmonization workshop between ATI-RTC 1 and DA-RFO 1

San Fernando City, La Union - The Agricultural Training Institute–Regional Training Center I (ATI-RTC I) and the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office I (DA-RFO I) jointly conducted the harmonization workshop of 2017 Programs, Projects and Activities (PPAs) of the region last March 3, 2017 at DA-RFO I Conference Hall, San Fernando City, La Union.

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NMIS meets MI

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 1:15pm
Basic Meat Inspection Training Course

Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan - The National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) in collaboration with the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 1 (ATI-RTC 1) is conducting a 20-day Training Course on Basic Meat Inspection for LGU Meat Inspectors (MI) in Region I. The training started on February 27 and will last until March 24, 2017 at ATI-RTC 1, Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan.

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My first extension experience

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 1:11pm
Aldrin Castro lecturing the FSTP participants in Binalonan, Pangasinan

Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan - Many people said that teaching is a demanding profession. But for me it is the most overwhelming thing to do.

Extension workers oftentimes commended as community teacher as we impart new information particularly new agricultural technologies. An experience that I will cherished for the rest of my life.

It was Tuesday afternoon, last February 28, 2017 when I discussed the Role of Media in Science and Technology Generation and Utilization for the farmers in 11 barangays of Binalonan at Moreno, Binalonan, Pangasinan.

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On FSTP’s 15th Week

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 1:05pm
Weekly FSTP session in Binalonan, Pangasinan

Binalonan, Pangasinan - The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center I (ATI-RTC I) was invited to share knowledge to the participants of the Farmer Scientist Training Program (FSTP) Phase I on its 15th week.

The topics discussed were: the Role of Farmer-Scientist as Leaders in Community Development by Nemesio R. Basug; the Role of Media in Science and Technology Generation and Development by Aldrin Castro; and the Agricultural Extension Tools and Techniques by Maricel D. Dacapias.

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Meet the New PESPs in Region I

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 2:55pm
Dr. Rogelio Evangelista, ATI-RTC 1 TCS II, awarding the certification to Teraoka Farms

Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan - ATI- RTC 1 continues to search for the best partners in modernizing the agriculture and fisheries sector to enhance its profitability and prepare the sector for the challenges of globalization.

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ATI Director Dr. Luz A. Taposok 1st visit in La Union

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 9:30am
ATI Director Luz Taposok (center), together with ATI-RTC 1 TCS II Rogelio Evangelista (right), visits Mr. Rolando Rocapor's farm

Rosario, La Union - Recently, the Director of Agricultural Training Institute visited Rocapor’s Farm, a Learning Site for Practical Agriculture II of ATI- RTC I located at Brgy. Tabtabungao, Rosario, La Union. It is owned and managed by Mr. Rolando M. Rocapor. Last February 17, 2017, he hosted a successful three-in-one event.

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ATI-RTC I conducts Consultation and Planning Workshop for AFE stakeholders in Region I

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 2:59pm
Some of the participants during the planning wortkshop

Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan - The Agriculture Training Institute–Regional Training Center I (ATI-RTC I) conducted the annual Consultation and Planning Workshop for Agriculture and Fisheries Extension (AFE) Stakeholders in Region I for two batches. The first batch was held at ATI-Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan last February 15, 2017 while the second batch was done at ATI-Batac Satellite Station, Batac City, Ilocos Norte on February 22, 2017.

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Gender equality vs. reality

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 4:11pm
Closing program of the gender sensitivity training

Batac City, Ilocos Norte - Gender disparities in training programs are usually present no matter what level is targeted including among managers of development programs, government representatives, and scientists, as well as at the community level.

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Mang John continues his journey in extension

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 4:06pm
Mr. John Cristobal of JC's Goat Farm in Manaoag, Pangasinan

Manaoag, Pangasinan – According to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Ilocos Region ranked as one of the Top regions in producing Goat in the country. Did you know that Mr. John B. Cristobal, Sr. is one of the contributors of goats in the region?

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We got an IS-tar

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 3:51pm

Diliman, Quezon City - To be able to enhance the delivery of information services to the Institute’s clientele in 2017, the ATI-Central Office together with its Training Centers Information Services Staff were directed to attend and participate in the 1st Knowledge Management (KM) Updates for 2017. This was held at ATI Rural Development and Education Center (RDEC) on February 16-17 and in International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) on February 18, 2017.

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GAP on Climate Change

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 3:36pm

Bantay, Ilcoos Sur - In line with the Training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for the Magnificent Magic Seven (MM7) Group of Ilocos Sur, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center I (ATI-RTC I) Change Focal Person, Ms. Maricel D. Dacapias was invited to attend and act as the Resource Speaker on the topic “Climate Change”. This is to help participants fully understand the principle of the training.

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Getting the point across to be most effective

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 2:10pm

Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan - To work together with less confusion and accomplish objectives faster; a get together to discuss the section’s goals, assigned tasks, and progress was inspired by the Information Services Section (ISS) of ATI-RTC I recently.

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When targets abound, commitment prevails

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 2:07pm
Meeting of ATI-RTC 1 technical staff

Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan - Looking forward to the goals of the Institute, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center I (ATI-RTC I) heightened alert to achieve the targets bestowed headed for the year.

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Together, we can achieve climate resilient communities

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 2:03pm

Laoag City, Ilocos Norte - To become more knowledgeable in the application of integrated-crop forecasting tools in local extension delivery and be able produce seasonal climate forecast and extension advisories; and build commitments in the development and delivery of Climate Extension Advisory (CLEA), the Training Center Superintendent II, Dr. Rogelio C. Evangelista and her staff Maricel D. Dacapias, Climate Change focal person attended the Regional Training on Climate Information Services (CIS) Provisioning in the Agriculture sector.

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