Twenty-five graduates of the Regional Roll-out of Enabling the AgriDOC: “A New Breed of Agricultural Development Officers of the Community” Program, carried out by the Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) are ready to conquer rice farming communities after completing the intensive season-long training on rice production.
The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI), in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture Regional Office XI (DA-RFO XI), has given away native free-range chickens to School-on-the- Air (SOA) on Chicken Production graduates in Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental, Banaybanay, Davao Oriental and Pantukan, Compostela Valley Province on October 27, 2018.
A consensus was achieved between the Agricultural Training Institute XI and its various stakeholders with regards to the trainings and other extension services for next year.
This is after the regional training center held its Regional Stakeholders Consultation on the Training and Other Extension Activities for 2019-2020 last October 16-17,2018.
Seventy-five cacao farmers from Panabo City, Davao del Norte toured three of the most successful cacao farms in Calinan District, Davao City on October 18, 2018 to learn good agricultural practices .
The said farmers were students of the Farm Field School (FFS) on Cacao Production and Processing, a component activity of the Training of Trainers on Cacao Production with NC II.
Around 700 agriculture enthusiasts convened for an entire day of learning during the free seminar entitled Agritalk: Urban Agriculture Promotion on October 17, 2018 at SM Ecoland, Davao City.
The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI RTC XI) sealed the beginning of a strong partnership with 11 new Learning Sites (LS) cooperators during the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Signing and Awarding of Fund Support Ceremony held on August 20, 2018 at ATI XI Office, Datu Abdul Dadia, Panabo City.
MAGSAYSAY, Davao City ̶ Responding to the country’s adverse weather impacts, the Agricultural Training Institute headed by Center Director Dante G. Esguerra launched its Adopt-a-Tree program through a tree planting activity to help the community of Brgy. Magsaysay, Marilog District, Davao City cope up with the ever-evolving impacts of climate change.
Davao City ̶ Aiming to widen partnerships in delivering innovative extension services, the ATI XI held an e-Extension Forum on Demystifying e-Learning and Strengthening Partnerships for Innovative Extension Modalities at the Ritz Hotel in Davao City last July 26-28, 2018.
A new course on School on-the-Air on Poultry Production was launched last May 31, 2018 and will end on August 24, 2018. It is aired over Radio Station RGMA’s DXGM-Super Radyo 1125 Khz, Shrine Hills, Matina, Davao City from 4:00am-4:30am, Monday to Saturday.