BOHOL. – The Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) Program of the Department of Agriculture through the Agricultural Training Institute selects this province as one of the pilot sites particularly in barangay Tultogan in the municipality of Calape.
As an initial step in the pursuit to make the lone district of Siquijor as an Organic Capital in the country, a total of 29 graduates composed of Agricultural Extension Workers, DepEd Teachers and Barangay Agricultural Technicians of Siquijor completed the Appreciation Course on Organic Agriculture at the Department of Education Training Center, Solangon, San Juan, Siquijor last July 25-27, 201
Dr. Ramon A. Taroc, Provincial Agriculturist of Siquijor said that the farmers and teachers must utilize the programs and projects initiated by the Agricultural Training Institute to improve their agricultural systems in their respective schools and farms.
The Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center 7(ATI-RTC7) launched the 9th batch of Adopt-a- Farm Youth (Adopt a 4-H) Program on July 25, 2017 at Elnard’s Organic Farm, Candura, San Juan, Siquijor. Five (5) 4-Her’s coming from Bohol, Siquior, Negros Oriental and Cebu participated in the said program.
The Kapatid Agri Mentor Me Training/Capacity Building which was launched on July 24, 2017 at Bohol Tropics, Tagbilaran City, was done through the collaborative effort of ATI-RTC VII, DA-RFO and the Go Negosyo personnel.
The activity was attended by different business representatives of Bohol province and few representatives of Cebu, Negros and Siquijor.
"It is right to give thanks to ATI for remembering us, senior citizens. We didn't expect that they will organize something just for us to attend to and learn from. Even having Doc Palma who is quite a remarkable doctor. I have observed that I sustained the 3 days training. Previously or with other training, I sometimes find excuses to leave early but here, I was locked in my chair.
Negros Oriental. – With the objective of making upland corn farming sustainable, the Agricultural Training Institute in Central Visayas trained 29 individuals composed of 27 Agricultural Extension Workers and 2 farmers from the province respectively.
Twenty ATI-EP learners who are at their elementary level ages 14-21 years who want to pursue secondary education was conferred during the culmination program held at Bohol Tropics Resort Hotel, Tagbilaran City last May 27, 2017 after they completed the six-month in-house and on-field training at ATI-Regional Training Center 7 and selected demonstration farm in Bohol together with the Department