AgRiDOC students together with Pat Andrew B. Barrientos (Center Director/ Regional Chapter President-MiMaRoPa) participate in the 2017 AFFNR Extension Symposium. Said endeavour is an activity spearheaded by PHILEASNET in partnership with DA-ATI and DA-CAR held on October 3-4, 2017 at Crown Legacy Hotel, Baguio City.
“We are blessed and very fortunate because opportunities like this is very rare, to be catered by ATI for our immersion program which was the first work immersion program in the Division of Calapan City,” said Ms. Glorineil D. Romero, Principal IV of Managpi National High School (MNHS).
Crossing mountains and fields, Leonardo Macalam, 60, farmer, walked for almost 3 hours for three days – from August 29 to 31, 2017 to reach the training venue before the 8:00 AM start time. His journey starts from their house in Brgy. Sawang to Brgy. Macalas, Romblon, Romblon with his pair of slippers as his so-called “transportation means”.
To ensure that government employees of ATI and other DA attached agencies are trained with necessary knowledge and basic life support techniques to respond to health emergencies, the Agricultural Training Institute – MiMaRoPa conducted a Training on Basic Life Support on August 24-25, 2017 at ATI Compound, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.
OCCIDENTAL MINDORO - The Agricultural Training Institute – MiMaRoPa in collaboration with Farmers Information and Technology Services Center – Office of the Provincial Agriculturist in Occidental Mindoro launched the School-on-Air (SOA) on Livestock themed ““Hayop sa Kaalaman: Hanep-buhay sa Paghahayupan” at Sablayan Convention Center, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro on August 23, 2017.
At last! After a month of immersion, the five 4H participants graduated in the Adopt-A-Farm Youth program last August 19, 2017 at ATI, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.
Working towards a harmonized and unified agriculture and fisheries extension system in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center MiMaRoPa spearheaded the organizational meeting of the Regional Agriculture and Fishery Extension Network (RAFEN) – MiMaRoPa.
CALAPAN CITY - “We would like to introduce farming, particularly the organic agriculture and appreciate it at an early age of a child, that’s why we are launching this Garden in the School Project,” said Engr. Cristina Puyat-Intong, 4H Focal Person.
To ensure harmonization in the implementation of corn program in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center MiMaRoPa spearheaded the Regional Corn Congress themed “Addressing the Needs, Developing Innovation: Beyond all Limits” on July 25 - 26, 2017 at ATI, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.
Many people move away from home to study. But in case of Randy Lanot, a 21-year old out-of-school youth (OSY) and 4H member from Brooke’s Point, leaving his family and friends behind for a month while staying in a family you haven’t met nor heard before is hard. But for the sake of learning and experience, he responded to the call of Adopt-a-Youth Program of ATI-MiMaRoPa.