LAGANGILANG, ABRA. State Universities and Colleges (SUC) are one of Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) partners in providing extension services to the agriculture and fisheries sector. The establishment of e–Extension Program particularly its e–Learning component opened another door of collaboration between ATI and SUCs.
LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET. The municipalities of Villaviciosa, Bucay and San Juan in Abra gathered 131 rice farmers for an interview during the mass deployment of the Rice Crop Manger (RCM) in Abra on November 26 and 27, 2018. The RCM deployment is one of the newest services of the Municipal Local Government Units of Villaviciosa, Bucay and San Juan under their respective agricultural offices.
LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET. Growing population and rapid urbanization puts food security as one of the major emerging issues today. While population continues to swell in the cities, much of the food production activities are still concentrated in the country side. Thus, food production in the urban areas can also be a way of supporting food security especially among urban households. This can be possible through urban agriculture where urban families can grow crops right on the spaces available at their homes.
The province of Abra earned another title in agricultural extension in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) with the recently concluded School on the Air (SOA) on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Fruits and Vegetables. Abra produced 985 SOA graduates, the highest so far in all of the SOA conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute-CAR (ATI-CAR) since its first in 2013. Abra Tops ATI-CAR SOA History with Nearly 1,000 Graduates