BUTUAN CITY - To help farmers in making their crops resilient from the adverse climate, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI)-RTC 13 in collaboration with the Local Government Units (LGUs) spearheaded the launching of Climate Resiliency Farm Business School (CRFBS) in 5 different municipalities of Caraga Region, namely: RTRomualdez, Agusan del Norte; Mainit, Surigao del Norte; Lapaz, Agusan
ALFONSO, Cavite – With the goal of advancing technology in farming, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon and SMART Communications, Inc. partner in implementing the Digital Farmers Program (DFP). The program is an exploratory project between ATI and SMART with the aim of teaching small-scale farmers with basic digital tools and technologies, particularly social media.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- With an aim of harmonizing programs among extension service providers of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and determining the needed trainings among stakeholders, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 conducted the provincial consultations and planning workshops on July 9-17, 2019.
SAN JOSE, Province of Dinagat Islands- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 successfully conducted the one-day Provincial Consultation for FY 2020 Program Implementation and FY 2021 Agri-Fishery Needs Planning Workshop in the Province of Dinagat Islands on July 16, 2019.
TAGBILARAN CITY – A three-day Training on Resource Person Development Course on Mechanization of Rice Crop Establishment was held at the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 7 (ATI-RTC 7) Training Complex, Cabawan District, this city last June 24-28, 2019 with 17 Agricultural Extension Workers mostly Rice Focal Person from the provinces of Bohol and Cebu respectively.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – In support and response to the Government’s campaign for proper management of money, the Capability Enhancement Training for Pambansang Mannalon, Mag-uuma, Magbabaul at Magsasaka ng Pilipinas (P4MP) included a discussion on Financial Literacy and pointed out its importance in Organizational Management.
BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur – Being mandated for providing sufficient competency specially
in agriculture-related skills of its various clientele in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute-
Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 recently conducted an Enhancement Training for
Pushing for environmental concern as one of its core flagship programs, 4H Club Cagayan Valley launched its first-ever Regional Synchronous 4H Tree Planting Activity, July 10, 2019.
Quezon City – The inevitable changes in the global environment bring on issues and challenges in the agricultural extension system in the country. Given its crucial role in linking agri-researches to various stakeholders, extension services must be responsive to the changing needs of the agriculture and fishery sector.
Another School for Practical Agriculture in Region 12 is GerNil’s Farm owned by the Gawad Saka Awardee, Mr. Gerardo “Boy” Cordero in Brgy. Topland, Koronadal City. This farm specializes in processed coco products such as coco sugar and coco syrup distributed to major companies in Davao City.
Known as the home of T’boli and Ubo Tribes, Lake Sebu in South Cotabato is booming to become one of SOCCKSARGEN’s eco-tourism destinations. Not only that, this majestic place has a hidden agricultural industry gem. If you plan to spend a vacation trip in this region, here are some things you need to include in your itinerary:
He used to drive an airplane and brought people to their dream destinations, today he opt to drive source of people’s lives to their stomach. He is Capt. James “Bong” Reamon.
Hails as the first Farm Tourism Site accredited by the Department of Tourism in Region 12 is Felicidad Orchard and Garden Organics Farm. It is located at Conel-Olympog Road, Purok 9B, Brgy. Katangawan, General Santos City, South Cotabato and identified as a School for Practical Agriculture of ATI in the said region.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - The Department of Agriculture through the Agricultural Training Institute and the Philippine Rice Research Institute in partnership with the International Rice Research Institute implemented a project entitled “Improving Technology Promotion and Delivery through Capability Enhancement of Next-Gen Rice Extension Professionals and Other Intermediaries” or IPAD.
CABAGAN, Isabela. It is an all-in-one package. The training on information, education and communication on climate change created awareness and equipped knowledge of extension workers on climate change and produced various pretested print materials.
CABAGAN, Isabela. Now aired in eight radio stations, the two schools-on-the air (SOA) are reaching out thousands of farmers all over the region.
CABAGAN, Isabela. After the training on rice crop manager advisory service for the Farmers Information and Technology Services (FITS) Centers, 26 FITS Centers who participated in the training were given global position system (GPS) device as support in implementing the activity.
CABAGAN, Isabela. The three batches of training on rice crop manager advisory service (RAS) were completed. It was conducted for the rice agricultural extension workers (AEWs) and staff of the Farmers Information and Technology Services (FITS) Centers.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – In support to the Department of Agriculture mandates in empowering People’s Organization (PO), the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 will hold the Capability Enhancement Training for Pambansang Mannalon, Mag-uuma, Magbabaul at Magsasaka ng Pilipinas (P4MP) on July 17-19, 2019.
Los Angeles, Butuan City – Coordinators of the on-going School-on-the-Air (SOA) on Swine Production in Agusan del Norte will meet on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 for the Mid-Assessment to be conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute -Regional Training Center 13.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. The third batch of the new breed of Agricultural Development Officers of the Community (AgriDOC) now on their second month of the season-long training.
Extension services continue to evolve. With the challenges that extension workers and farmers face, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to explore various strategies to improve its efforts as the extension and training arm of the Department of Agriculture. In over 30 years, the ATI has celebrated various successes and learned from the lessons during hard times. Nonetheless, we are proud to be standing the test of time through the support of our partners and the clientele themselves. This is the ATI Today, more committed to bring you extension services beyond boundaries.