As hybrid rice trainers and technology promoters, staff of the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02), Bureau of Plant Industry – National Seed Quality Control Services (BPI-NSQCS) and PhilRice came together for a training on hybrid rice.
SOLANO, Nueva Vizcaya. With the aim of increasing productivity and promoting hybrid rice, series of technical briefing were conducted at Quezon and Osmena, Solano, Bagabag and Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya. It was held on February 7, 8, 21 and 27, 2019 respectively.
SANTIAGO CITY. The ABS-CBN TV Patrol Northern Luzon takes part in the promotion of the free seminar on mushroom production and edible gardening conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute Region 02.
STA. MARIA, Isabela. Farmers from Sta. Maria, Isabela and Enrile, Cagayan were encouraged to plant white corn for food since these two municipalities are basically corn producers. A briefing on white corn production was conducted in Enrile, Cagayan and Sta. Maria, Isabela on February 19 and February 21, 2019, respectively.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. The Academic and Technology Integration Education Program (ATI-EP) which started on July 20, 2018 to February 21, 2019 is one of the programs of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) implemented for the young farmers. This is in support to the 4H Program wherein the center continuously implements activities for the promising young farmers.
“Empowering Women for Sustainable Livelihood”, a Training on Gender and Development with Food Processing was conducted for Rural Improvement Clubs (RICs) and Women Leaders of Allacapan, Cagayan.
A total of 30 participants were equipped with knowledge and skills and proper attitude on food and meat processing through lecture-discussion, demonstration and return demo.
CABAGAN, Isabela. National Corn Quality Achievers Award Hall of Famer, the Local Government Unit of Penablanca consistently being awarded for the said prestigious award under the Department of Agriculture national corn program. The award serves as an inspiration to the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist of Penablanca for continuously serving their constituents to their best.
For the first time, the network of Training Centers of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) celebrated the 32nda anniversary of the Institute with the theme, sustaining vibrant agricultural productivity through harmonized and proactive extension services.
While hog raising is the most common source of additional income to farmers, the low number of boars is a problem in producing high quality piglets. In response, the artificial insemination (AI) sa Barangay Project promotes the production of high quality pigs.