Recent News

Good Agricultural Practices for Corn

Ms. Mylen Corpuz-Espinosa, corn program focal person of ATI-RTC IX, presented and discussed the GAP certification guidelines.

ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR- In line with the Department of Agriculture’s Corn Program which aim to increase production of quality corn for human consumption, feeds and industrial uses, as well as empower the farmers to increase their income, thereby improving their quality of life, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center IX (ATI-RTC IX) conducted three (3) batches of Training on Goo

New LSAs attend the MOA Signing and Awarding of Certificates

PAGADIAN CITY – 17 Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) owners/cooperators, out of the 20 new certified LSA, attended the simultaneous signing of Memorandum of Agreement and awarding of certificate of LSA. Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) is a farm practicing applicable agricultural technologies, employing doable farming strategies and operating successfully.

Launching of Farmers Field School on Organic Vegetable Production

Mr. Elias N. Nayal, the project officer, discussed and explained the rationale of the activity.

TIGBAO, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR – Vegetable production is becoming popular because of its wide adaptability and its uses. It provides an immediate source of income among families from rural areas. However, today’s trend showed that consumers are becoming health conscious, which also gave rise to its high demand in the market.

The Basics of Beekeeping

Mr. Gary A. Ayuste (Resource Person) showed to the participants the colony of Stingless Bee hive for actual observation.

PAGADIAN CITY – One of the most organized living creatures on earth is honeybee. Bees are the most loyal pollinators. They play an essential role in the pollination of fruit trees, vegetables, flowers, herbs, and other crops. In Zamboanga Peninsula, more farmers are now into natural and organic farming and they need pollinators to increase yield in a natural way.

Zonal Briefing for CY 2019 Revised NQCAA, CCMEA and CORNUCOPIA Guidelines for Mindanao A Cluster Coordinators

Dr. Andrea Inocencio from Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) discussed the CCMEA guidelines.

PAGADIAN CITY- To acquaint corn and cassava regional coordinators for CY 2019 revised National Quality Corn Achievers Award (NQCAA), Cassava Cluster Management Award (CCMEA) and CORNUCOPIA Guidelines, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture conducted a Zonal Briefing for Mindanao A cluster.