ATI in Northern Mindanao

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FFS on Vegetable Production in Full Swing

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 11:48am

In line with the agency's thrust to empower small hold farmers on upbeat and feasible  vegetable farming  technologies in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X)   launched its  Season-Long  Farmers Field School (FFS)  on Vegetable Production  on June 23, 2017  at  Balay  Sa Hardin,  Luinab, Iligan City.

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Listen then Do It: Camiguin PA Tells Pax

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:54pm

 Mambajao, Camiguin (from reports of Raiza Magallanes) - Engr. Renero G. Torion, Provincial Agriculturist of Camiguin challenged the participants of the training on Value Adding, Processing and Utilization for Legumes  by telling  them to “Listen then Do it”. He further said that processing is important and useful because you can do a lot and earn a lot.

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ATI and Learning Site Owners Unite for Bangon Marawi

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 9:03pm

 The Officers of the Agri Learning Site Association (ALSA), an association of Learning sites accredited by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and the ATI-RTC X joined hands to deliver 28 sacks of rice for the Marawi Evacuees. The sacks of rice were delivered to the Logistics Hub at the Municipal Auditorium in Linamon, Lanao del Norte after it was coordinated with the the Regional Command and Coordination Center in Barangay Tubod, Iligan City. The group is hoping to come up with more assistance for #BangonMarawi after a meeting with all its members.

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Four RTC 10 Staff are MPM-RD Scholars

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 9:50am
(L-R Clockwise) Moisa, Cheriemy, Cristine and Honey Lou

 Four (4) employees of ATI-RTC 10 are among the 4th Batch of Scholars of the Master in Public Management major in rural Development (MPM-RD) which started this May. The four employees are: Honey Lou Cababaros-Bastasa of the Information Services Section, Moisa Niña Catiil of the Career Development and Management Section, Cristine Galupo of the Partnership and Accreditation Section and Cheriemy Generol of the Planning and Monitoring Unit. The four will undergo the 18-month program which aims to foster rural development Initiatives in the country.

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4-H’ers Champion The Cooking Contest

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 12:05am
Left to right: S. Daraman, J. Enriquez, Ruth Abeĺlanosa (4-H coord., CDO City) A.Neri, J. Gipulao & A. Arbonida

       Two of Region X’s 4-H Club provincial officers bagged the First Prize of the two categories of the cooking contest conducted by the Department of Agriculture- Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10). MR. SANNY DARAMAN, 4-H Club Provincial President of Camiguin, got the Best Vegetable Salad for the Highland Vegetable based Category, while MR. ALJON D. ARBONIDA Vice President for Misamiis Oriental won the first prize for DUCK MEAT Recipe under the livestock based category.

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Region 10 Reps attend Seminar on Agricultural Marketing in Japan

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 9:56pm

 Two representatives from Region 10 represented the Philippine government in the Seminar on Marketing of Agricultural Products for Small Scale Farmers in ASEAN. Ms. Noemi Beth Macario of ATI-RTC 10 and Ms. Marie Grace Halibas, Secretary of the Agri Learning Site Association (ALSA) of Region attended the 6-day seminar on April 23-28, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Husband and Wife Team of ATI Northern Mindanao Speaks Before ASEAN Audience

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 9:28pm

 The husband and wife team of ATI Northernmindanao, Efren and Noemi Beth Macario were among the invited Resource Speakers during the ASEAN Training on Sustainable Agriculture Focused on Climate Smart Farming Business. The fourteen-day training was attended by 19 representatives coming from eight (8) member countries, namely Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Lao-PDR, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines. The training was held at Bayview Park Hotel in Manila and Lima Park Hotel in Batangas. The training started on May 15-27, 2017.

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65th Farm Youth (4-H) National Convention Commence Today in Zamboanga

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 9:28pm

 The 65th National Convention of the 4-H Club of the Philippines opens today, May 22, 2017 at the Garden Orchid Hotel in Zamboanga City, with the theme “4-H Agrillennials Stepping Up to the Challenges in Agriculture”. The three-day activity  is an annual gathering of young farmers, together with their coordinators and the former 4-H Club members.

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Farmers’ Accomplishments and Farming Success told via Tales to Tell Writeshop

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 11:32am
ISD Chief Ms. Antonieta J. Arceo shares some salient points in writing success stories during the writeshop proper.

Mexico City, Pampanga---Armed with the commitment and continuous effort to document and capture success stories of farmers as its partners in food security and sustainable development, the Information Services Division (ISD) mounted a week-long writeshop recently.

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Extension Managers in R-10 train to Inspire and Influence

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 8:46pm

Aiming to raise the bar of extension services in the region,  the Agricultural Training Institute- Central Office (ATI-CO)  conducted the  5th leg of the  training series

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Organic Rice Farmers Prepares for Third Party Certification

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 1:10pm
Mayor Diego C. Ty of Plaridel, Misamis Occidental shares his vision for organic agriculture to the participants of ICS training.

        PLARIDEL, MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL – To recognize the farmers’ hard work in producing rice grown organically, a third party certification is a must to label their products “organic” legally and be able to participate in the local and global organic market.  Installation of Internal Control System (ICS) for smallholder groups is needed as the official control body to have a third party certification.  

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Agri Stakeholders Undergo Organic Agriculture Competency Training

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 12:20pm
Participants attentively observes the demonstration on how to make concoctions.

        LANAO DEL NORTE - To take a further step in the advocacy for Organic Agriculture and make another great contribution to agricultural development, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) capacitated the agricultural extension workers (AEWs), farmer leaders, learning site cooperators and other stakeholders to a training on Organic Agriculture with National Certification II (NC II) competency.

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Wed, 05/10/2017 - 8:58am
Mr. Honorio Cervantes demonstrates how to make a container garden using recycled materials.

  EL SALVADOR CITY, MISAMIS ORIENTAL – in order to capacitate Persons with Disability (PWDs), the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) conducted a training on Urban Vegetable Gardening last April 26 – 28, 2017 at the ATI Cafeteria, ATI RTC X Compound, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental.

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Bright Prospects for Coffee Seen, Commodity Training Held

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 3:15pm
Bright Prospects for Coffee Seen, Commodity Training Held

Maramag, Bukidnon- The demand for quality coffee is still on the rise and to regard it as a high value crop is still apparent as evidenced in the recent win of Kape Maramag being hailed as the Philippine’s best coffee (Robusta Category) during the 1st Kape Filipino Green Coffee Quality Competition held in Cavite City.

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Extension Intervention, Livelihood Program Assistance slated for Bukidnon Farmers

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:32am
Gov. Jose Maria R. Zubiri in talks with Mr. Philip Villegas, TCS II Angelito Y. Quirog and PAO Senior Agri Jacquelin Lagamon.

Dahilayan, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon--- A major collaboration looms between the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X ) headed by Training Center Superintendent II (TCS II) Angelito Y. Quirog and Bukidnon Provincial Governor Jose Maria R. Zubiri Jr. through the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) regarding the implementation of high-impact extension services intervention to be implemented targeting some identified poorest areas of the said province.

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Rebel Returnees turned Farmers in Kauswagan, LdN to Receive More Trainings

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 5:13pm
ATI-RTC X with the RR turned Farmers.JPG

Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte---An informal gathering and meeting of minds transpired between a group of rebel returnees turned farmers and with Training Center Superintendent II (TCS II) Angelito Y. Quirog of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) recently.

On a general scale, the Municipality of Kauswagan is in need of additional mechanized farming facilities to its farming communities as well as to help the rebel returnees who traded their arms and turned to farming improve their livelihood and living conditions. 

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High–Impact Extension Intervention Up for Lanao del Norte

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 2:14pm
Planning Officer II Philip D. Villegas delivers a powerpoint presentation during the meeting with the LGU representatives.

Tubod, Lanao del Norte--- With initial talks and discussion wrapped up between the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Lanao del Norte recently, a high-impact extension intervention is slated to be implemented targeting some identified poorest areas of the said province.

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SCopSa Increases Farmers' Climate Resilience

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:01pm

Malaybalay City, Bukidnon---   Eyeing on extending  climate resilient farming technologies to the farmers in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X)  conducted  a Training on Sustainable Corn Production Sloping Areas (SCoPSA) .

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2nd Batch of FBS Graduates in MF, Bukidnon Generate New Roster of Agripreneurs

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 2:39pm
TCS-I Maria Lydia A. Echavez in her message conveys the importance of being focus to customer satisfaction and product quality.

Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon---The Farm Business School (FBS) is one of the most effective extension modalities of ATI and is infact most-requested training. It is geared towards entrepreneurship and marketing of farmers’ products, teaching farmers to always look at the market before planting. The training also integrates Climate Smart Agriculture into the curriculum as ATI regional training centers are tasked to assist farmers not only become market-oriented, but also climate-smart.

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Strengthening Ties and Partnership with CMU

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:48am
TCS-II Angelito Y. Quirog stresses the important role of the youth in the agriculture sector and nation building.

Musuan, Bukidnon---Rising up to the challenge of harnessing the youth to become a potent force in the field of agriculture, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) in collaboration with Central Mindanao University (CMU) mounted a Career Guidance coupled with Team Building as a means to prepare the students in their chosen career path.

Training Center Superintendent-II Angelito Y. Quirog delivered his speech to around a thousand Aggies students, who flocked to the University Convention Center (UCC) of CMU in Musuan, Maramag, Bukidnon.

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