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Farmers and Fisherfolk's Month 2019
Latest from ATI in Eastern Visayas
Organic agriculture is truly gaining ground in Eastern Visayas. Hence, farmers and AEWs alike are encouraged to learn how to start producing crops the organic way.
Baybay City, Leyte - Rice sufficiency remains a continuing challenge for the Philippine government. The country’s population is growing by 2.3% per annum which raises the need to increase rice yield per unit area per unit time.
Baybay City, Leyte - ATI RTC 8 gets help from its partner organic agriculture practitioners in implementing the National Organic Agriculture Program in Eastern Visayas. To ensure its effective implementation, the Center conducted the Module Development Training for Organic Agriculture Production.
Kananga, Leyte - The Department of Agriculture through PhilRice has been promoting a diversified integrated rice-based farming system directed towards farm diversification that would increase farm productivity and profitability aimed to address food security and the economic stability of farm families.
Cagayan de Oro, N. Mindanao – Only the best got to experience the foggy roads, mountain ranges, and bursts of yellow amidst the greenery of vast pineapple, sugarcane, and corn fields of Northern Mindanao.
ORMOC CITY, Leyte –ATI annually holds the 4H Explorer’s Camp, bringing together over 1,000 youth for five years now from the six provinces of Eastern Visayas. School-based and out-of-school youth were engaged towards learning about agriculture and building camaraderie for a stronger community of active young agriculture leaders.
Tacloban City, Leyte - As the second leading contributor to Philippine agriculture, the swine industry has the potential to increase income opportunities and alleviate poverty among rural and agricultural households in the Philippines. However, due to the increase of the cost of commercial feeds, the challenge now is how to keep the industry sustainable.
Paranas, Samar – As corn is a substitute staple crop for rice, there is a pressing need to increase its production to address increasing demand. However, one of the many constraints in corn production is soil-related. Yield is affected by the inadequacy of inherent soil nutrients needed to supply the required plant nutrition throughout the growth and development stages of corn.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte –In 2018, ATI RTC 8 launched the Back to Basic: Scientific and Sustainable Livestock and Poultry Production program where “farmers in the country are encouraged to go back to the basics in raising free range chicken and native duck”. The launch also served as an avenue to orient the farmer beneficiaries on chicken and duck production.
"For Miguel “Mike” Pedroso, no municipality or province shall be known to be the only source of the EVIARC Sweet. It is truly admirable for one to have such dreams as he isn’t even a native of Calbayog. Watch his story through this KMK video "