ATI in Northern Mindanao

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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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Cervantes Ups Popularity of Urban Gardening and Edible Landscaping

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 11:39am
Mr. Honorio S. Cervantes explains the necessity of having one's garden and the consumption of organic produce.

Poblacion, El Salvador City---Square-Foot Garden owner and proponent Mr. Honorio S. Cervantes shared his expertise in urban gardening and landscaping before the 25 training participants today consisting of 4-H Club members, Volunteer Leader Association of the Philippines or VLAP members and Provincial/City/Municipal coordinators of the region.

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Info Team Intensifies Institute’s Corporate Identity

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 5:30pm
Dr. Regidor G. Gaboy stresses the importance of layout and design as integral part in communicating the corporate image of ATI.

Lipa, Batangas City --- Just in time for the rolling out of a Style Guide to be conformed all throughout the different divisions of the institute down to the Regional Training Centers, the Information Services Division (ISD) mounted a week-long training-workshop dubbed “Beyond Design: Developing ATI’s Corporate Materials”.

A Style Guide (or Manual of Style) is a set of standards for the writing and design of documents to establish and further improve coherence of communication.

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Training Course on GAP for Corn & Cassava Held

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 4:45pm
Dr. Luz I. Guzman of DA-RFO X discusses Pest and Disease Management during her presentation delivery.

Upper Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City---A three-day Training Course on Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) for Corn and Cassava was recently held with Dr. Luz I. Guzman (pictured) of the Regional Crop Protection Center (RCPC) of DA-RFO X as one of the invited speakers.
The training intends to equip the participants with knowledge in providing safe and quality corn grits and cassava tubers/chips to consumers to avoid food poisoning and other food-borne illnesses.

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KAPE MARAMAG Wins National Best Coffee for Robusta

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 10:33am
kape maramag.jpg

 ATI-RTC X, EL SALVADOR CITY, MISAMIS ORIENTAL. – Kape Maramag, of Maramag, Bukidnon one of the Learning Sites of the ATI-RTC X, emerge as champion over other coffee processors in the country for Robusta Category, during the 1st Kape Filipino Green Coffee Quality Competition held recently in Cavite City. Another winner is the Inhandig Tribal Multi-Purpose Cooperative from Malaybalay City, Bukidnon for the Arabica Category.

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New Trainers on Rice Crop Manager set to Intensify Dissemination in Region 10

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 2:33pm
the new RCM trainers of Region 10

 A new set of Trainers on Rice Crop Manager (RCM) will help ATI Northern Mindanao and the Department of Agriculture- Regional Office 10  to reach more farmers  and use the program as an advisor especially in fertilizer and crop management for the coming season.

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Rebel Returnees in LdN trained on Improved Abaca Production Technology

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 4:01pm
Participants while undergoing a group workshop

Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte —   With the desire to improve lives of  its members through opening new livelihood opportunities,  the  Ranao Norte Multi-Purpose Cooperative (RNMPC)  requested a  Training on Improved  Abaca Production Technology .

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Lanao del Norte lauded as one of the Top Rice Producers of 2016

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 9:15pm
TCS-I Maria Lydia A. Echavez attended the Rice Achievers Award 2016 at the AIM Conference Center in Makati City.

AIM Conference Center, Makati City---The Province of Lanao del Norte is one of the 12 shortlisted provinces to vie for the Rice Achievers Award 2016 in the Outstanding Province Category. PA Leticia G. Ditucalan presented the technical paper highlighting the province's accomplishments, best practices, support services and innovations that resulted to their contribution to the national rice production. Together with PA are Mr. Rodulfo Aranzado and Ms.

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Region 10 AEWs and Farmer Leaders Train To Be Smart Trainers

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 2:03pm
Mr. Efren C, Macario, AO II of ATI-RTC X, an accountant and farmers practitioner talks about farming as a business.

 CASISANG, MALAYBALAY CITY, BUKIDNON -  “Vision is a statement of the future. It serves as a beacon of light, a magnet, a focus. Without your vision, you will never have your direction.” This is what Mr. Efren C. Macario emphasized in his lecture on Farm Business School (FBS). FBS is one of the topics for discussion in the on-going 10-day  trainers’ training on Climate Smart Farm Business School conducted by ATI-RTC X , from February 20 to March 1, 2017 at the Veranda, Casisang, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon.

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Building Business Credentials for MS and LS Conducted

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 5:51pm

The ATI has been campaigning for farmers to view farming as a profitable business. Through the years, many of its assisted Magsasaka Siyentistas or farmer-scientists and Learning Site Operators who are mostly graduates of Farm Business School have already engaged into various enterprises. However, for them to really expand their market, they need be legally established.

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CSFBS Training draws Strong Response

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 1:28pm
The participants at Engallado's Nature Farm

 Despite the 10-day training duration, forty three (43) participants flocked to attend the Training on Climate Smart Farm Business School at Veranda, Casisang, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. The training started on February 20, 2016 to March 1, 2017. The participants are a mixed of Agricultural Extension Workers and some from ATI Learning Sites in the Region.

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Participant's Banana Chips Business, Steadily Growing

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 2:28pm
Mrs. Efepania Jusy S. Lacandula during the 4-H and RBO Consultation and Planning Workshop 2017

 El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental. – A mother of seven could not contain her excitement when she reported how an ATI training program helped her pay the boarding house, food and allowances of her two university students. This is what Mrs. Efepania Judy S. Lacandula, a Rural Improvement Club (RIC) member of Guinsiliban, Camiguin Province, eagerly talked about when she presented her report during the 4-H and RBO Planning Workshop held in February 22-23, 2017 at the ATI-RTC X in El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental.

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RBO and 4-H Club Aims High for a Productive Year Ahead

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 2:07pm
TCS-I Maria Lydia A. Echavez delivers her opening message to the consultative and workshop participants.

El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental --- As a deliberate move to make progress and generate updates on the current status of the National and Regional 4-H Club Youth Development Program and Rural Based Organization (RBO) programs and activities as well as assess last year’s accomplishment, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) convened 30 participants for a two-day regional consultative and planning workshop.

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Info Team Stages 1st KM Updates for 2017

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 8:23pm

Diliman, Quezon City---Intending to intensify the delivery of its primary services, the Information Services (IS) group of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) convened to ensure and enhance access to knowledge products and services to its farmer-partners and beneficiaries through the 1st Knowledge Management (KM) Updates for 2017.

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ATI 10 Bags 3 KM Awards

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 2:22pm

It was a night of triumph for ATI-RTC 10 as it bagged three (3) of the 10 awards handed out by the Information Services Division (ISD) during the 1st Knowledge Management (KM) Updates for 2017 held at Rural Development Education Center (RDEC), Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Diliman, Quezon City. The awards received are: Highest number of e-Learning Graduates; Best Local Media Presence and Best Social Media Presence in Facebook during ATI’s 30th Anniversary. The three awards were based on the performance of the center in 2016.

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