Reintroducing Agriculture to the Cordillera Youth: CAR 4-H’ers Graduate from Adopt a Farm Youth Program

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.

ATI Engages Youth in Food Production, 4-H Garden in the School to Grow in Selected Elementary and High Schools in the Cordilleras

LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET. In support to the agenda of Secretary Pinol to reintroduce Agriculture in the school system particularly to elementary and high school students for them to develop interest to engage in farming/gardening, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) implements the “4-H Garden in the School” program.

ExPAND Program Now Operational, LGU Sablan Makes the First Bite

SABLAN, BENGUET. Intended to support the administration’s thrust of “expanding economic opportunities in the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sector and increasing access to economic opportunities by small farmers and fishers,” the “Extension Program for Agri-Fishery and National Development (ExPAND): Increasing Productivity of Farmers and Fishers through Agriculture and Fishery Extension Grants” is now available.

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