Farmers and Fisherfolk's Month 2019

Farmers

Latest from ATI in Eastern Visayas

#BIDA4H: Camp for Agriculture

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.

Growing Swine the Sustainable Way

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.

Saving Corn thru Soil Nutrient Management

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.

Itik Pinas Update in Catubig

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.

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