SAN MATEO, Isabela. After six months of the training, the two batches of the Academic and Technology Integration-Education Program (ATI-EP) had their culminating program last March 5, 2018 at ATI-RTC 02, San Mateo, Isabela. There were 38 out-of-school youths who were able to finish the training program, 20 for the first batch and 18 for the second batch.
Cabagan, Isabela. The whole month of February has become productive for the Corn Extension Program of ATI Region 02 having conducted four batches of Trainings on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on Corn Production. Two batches were conducted at Echague, Isabela while one batch each conducted in Burgos, Isabela and Nagtipunan, Quirino.
QUEZON, Isabela. The Farmers Information and Technology (FITS) Center of the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Quezon, Isabela was launched last February 20, 2018. The FITS Center is a one stop shop of information and technology for the agri-fishery clients in the municipality of Quezon, Isabela.
Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center 2 crowds National Livestock Program Consultative Planning Workshop held at Ocampo Hall on February 19- 23 2018.
Dr. Ruth S. Miclat- Sonaco , the ATI – National Livestock Program’s national focal person, headed the event by presenting the policy directive of National Livestock for the farmers and recipients of the proposal.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. Rice hybridization is again advocated by the Department of Agriculture as a means of intensifying rice production to meet the demands of the Philippine population.
CABAGAN, Isabela. As part of the commitment of the Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02 (ATI-RTC 02) in developing climate resilient communities, a Workshop on the Packaging of the Climate Resilient Agriculture Development Plan of the pilot sites was conducted. It was held on February 20-22, 2018 at ATI-RTC 02 Cabagan Center, Cabagan, Isabela.
Peñablanca, Cagayan- Continuous briefings on Rice Crop Manager (RCM) are being conducted to equip the farmers with the skills in using the RCM App to make it useful in their farming practices. The briefings aimed to increase farmers’ income through precise crop management and enhance rural advisory extension services by utilizing information and communications technology (ICT).
CABAGAN, Isabela. The Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02 (ATI-RTC 02) conducted two batches of Assessment and Review on the Status of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Implementation in Corn Production and Program Protocol Updates. It was held at Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya last February 19-21, 2018 and Benito Soliven, Isabela last February 22-24, 2018.
Moving up for better operational standards, the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center region 02 has once again certified by TUV-SUD, a third party certifying body, this time for the ISO 9001:2015 certification for the Quality Management System. Center Director Renato A.
BASCO, Batanes. The Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02 (ATI-RTC 02) successfully launched the Farmer-Scientists Training Program (FSTP) - Phase I last February 13 and 14, 2018 at Basco and Mahatao, Batanes, respectively. Initially, 40 participants enrolled and participated in the launching program.