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.
“What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve,” a quotation from Norman Vincent Peal that inspires the focal person of the Livestock Program to propose for a meat processing hub.
Learning Site (LS) cooperator and farm owners attended a one-day orientation and familiarization on Learning Site Towards Farm School at Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Provincial Office in Iguig, Cagayan on January 25, 2019.
Seven farms from the different parts of the region have been added to the partners of ATI as Learning Sites for Practical Agriculture.
In Isabela, the GENRAM Farms and Angela’s Farm received their Learning Site Certificate last January 16, 2019 during the launching of Roberto’s Farm School in Alibagu, City of Ilagan.
Another Learning Site for Practical Agriculture of the ATI-RTC 02 was recently accredited as Farm School of the Technical Education and Skill Development Authority (TESDA). The Roberto’s Farm at Sitio Bating, Alibagu, City of Ilagan, Isabela was officially launched as Farm School last January 16, 2019.
CABAGAN, Isabela. It is a mandate that all government agencies shall allocate 5% of its total budget for Gender and Development (GAD) activities and 1% for Special Concerns which include Indigenous Peoples (IP), Senior Citizens (SC) and Persons with Disability (PWD).
SAN MATEO, Isabela. A general staff meeting of the Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02 immediately held on the first day of office for 2019. This was purposely to discuss the accomplishment, best practices and innovations, and challenges in the implementation of programs in 2018 that can be addressed in the 2019 operations.
Delfin Albano, Isabela. As the Local Government Unit of Delfin Albano, Isabela through the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist continued its extension services in the municipality, another extension project was successfully conducted in four barangays showcasing rice seed production that will improve yield of the marginal farmers.
SAN GUILLERMO, Isabela. After launching and series of activities of the students of the Dingading Integrated School in this municipality in boosting the Gulayan sa Paaralan through the 4H Garden in the School, a graduation and field day was conducted for the success of this project. There were 92 students who successfully completed the program.