Farmers and Fisherfolk's Month 2019


Latest from ATI in Eastern Visayas

16 ATI 4-H Scholars graduate Agriculture in VSU

Baybay City, Leyte - The Continuing Education for the Youth Scholarship Program of the ATI-RTC 8 has helped support 4-H youth from Region 8 and Bicol for their studies in the field of Agriculture. As one ATI scholar said, this was her opportunity to finish her studies since her parents couldn’t afford to bring her to school because they find it difficult to make ends meet for the family.

Fueling OA Productivity thru the Soil

Baybay City, Leyte – Feed the soil all the organic nutrients it needs. In return, it will feed your crops to become the healthiest produce we can feed our families. The organic agriculture concept of nourishing the soil is something most people should realize. Oftentimes, the belief is that the nutrients should be feed directly to the plants. However, this is not so.

Catubig learns sustainable duck farming

Catubig, N. Samar – Duck farming can be a lucrative livestock enterprise. However, most farmers complain of its sustainability because of the rising prices of feeds and the damaging effects of climate change. With these challenges, ATI RTC 8 conducted the Training on Sustainable Duck Farming through its Extension Service Provider, the Fair Gems Academy, Inc.

Clamor for OA continues

Mondragon, E. Samar - More and more farmers and interested individuals are expressing interest in learning about organic agriculture (OA). Hence, ATI RTC 8 continues to capacitate Samareños, in particular, on organic agriculture (OA).

Corn Husks Get “Flowery”

Baybay City, Leyte – One fine day in May, beautiful flower arrangements adorned Hall A of ATI RTC 8. Participants hunched over tables filled with dyed corn husks busy making different types of flowers. Corn husks, which are often considered waste after harvest, are actually potential money makers.

German Development Worker shares insights and learnings as he ends his 2 year stint

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - Two years ago, during the on-going partnership of ATI-RTC 8 and the Better Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA), a GIZ Agri-DPP Project, a GIZ technical expert came to support the institution in the conduct of capacity development programs for the efficient delivery of extension services.

Featured Video

"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 "