BAGUIO CITY. Two bureaus of the Department of Agriculture (DA) namely, the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR), and the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), partnered to ensure the sustained coordination of the DA’S research, development, and extension (RDE) initiatives. BAR is the DA’s lead agency to coordinate the national agriculture and fisheries (AF) research and development (R&D) in the country while the ATI is the training and extension arm of the Department.
BAGUIO CITY. Committed to continuously serve as the forum for the sharing of updates, information, and good extension practices, the Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Network of the Cordillera Administrative Region (AFEN-CAR) met for its semestral meeting on June 25 to 26, 2018. The AFEN-CAR is composed of government agencies and private organizations involved in the delivery of agricultural and fisheries extension programs in the region.
BAGUIO CITY. DA-Regional Field Office-Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-RFO-CAR) Regional Executive Director Narciso A. Edillo appealed to the members of the Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Network-CAR (AFEN-CAR) to work together for food security. Gracing the opening program of the semestral meeting, he thanked and congratulated the members of the AFEN-CAR for sustaining the network in the region. Director Edillo also took the chance to explain the emerging mandates of the DA as he acknowledged that extension will take a vital role in the achievement of these mandates.
TADIAN, MT. PROVINCE. “I hope you have chosen this not as the last alternative but you have chosen this because you like it in the first place and that you have the passion to do this.” Ms. Flordelina Layog of the Layog Country Farm gave this food for thought to the 4-H’ers during the graduation ceremony of the Adopt a Farm Youth Program. The “Adopt a Farm Youth Program” is one of the interventions of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) under its 4-H Program to further involve the youth in agriculture.