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).
Melinda P. Petalcorin
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.
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 - 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.
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.
Baybay City, Leyte- Wherever you are in the world, it has become common to find a woman behind successful businesses. This is also true for women in the agricultural sector. Women are finally being recognized for the roles they play in the farm.
Baybay City, Leyte – They come from far and wide. They come dedicated. They come ready to serve. They are the Local Farmer Technicians (LFT) of Eastern Visayas under the rice program. They are partners in progress of ATI RTC 8 and its mother agency, the Department of Agriculture.
One institute, one mandate, one vision. Why have different procedures?
The differences in the implementation of its various programs and activities could create nonconformities. As an ISO 9001:2015 –certified institute, the Agricultural Training Institute is in the pursuit of continuous improvement of its quality management system.
Kawayan, Biliran – There is always something new to learn. This is a realization of Mr. Ram Chan Miculob saying, “I didn’t know that we can produce milk from goat, now I can say that goat as a business has a potential.”
Baybay City, Leyte - As an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization, ATI 8 aims for continuous improvement of its extension programs and services. Hence, it conducts management reviews twice a year. Management reviews are done to evaluate the effectiveness of the Center’s Management System so as to assess how suitable and adequate it is vis-à-vis the Center’s goals.