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
A family is considered as the basic unit of the society and is the most important social institution that serves as the means of transferring culture from one generation to another.
ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA - To increase the number of farmers who are using Rice Crop Manager (RCM), the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center IX (ATI-RTC IX), as the lead agency in implementing extension services of the Department of Agriculture, provide access through enhancing FITS Center for RCM.
PAGADIAN CITY – The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IX celebrates its 121st Anniversary, with the theme, “Sa agrikulturang makabago, panalo ang Pilipino”.
PAGADIAN CITY – To assess and validate the 1st semester of 2019 programs, project and activities of the center, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Institute IX (ATI-RTC IX) once again conducted the Performance Review and Evaluation.
SERGIO OSMEÑA, Zamboanga del Norte – With the aim to give opportunities to the unschool youths in the rural areas of Zamboanga Peninsula, the Center of Ecology and Organic Farming Inc. (CEOFI) opened and launched their Family Farm School last May 17, 2019, at Brgy. Biayon, Sergio Osmeña, Zamboanga del Norte.
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.
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.
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.
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.