From the Regions
Local Farmer Technicians (LFTs) in CaLaBaRZon capacitated on Basic Hybrid Rice Production Technology
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna- To equip and capacitate the LFTs of Region IV-A on the latest updates on rice technology, the Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A in collaboration with Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Office Region IV-A spearheaded the Refresher Course on Rice Technology Updates and Hybrid Rice Production for Local Farmer Technicians (LFTs).
San Mateo, Isabela. After the 11-month intensive on-farm training in Japan, the four participants of the 2017 Young Farmers Training Program (YFFTPJ) from Region 02 are now excited to apply their learnings they had from Japan.
ENRILE, Cagayan. The Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02 (ATI-RTC 02) successfully conducted Training on the Enhancement of PWD’s Livelihood Activities. It was attended by 20 participants including some parents of the PWDs and their Supervising AT assigned to extend technical assistance and continuous guidance to the said PWD.
BARANGAY BAYLAO, MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN. Fifty seedling of Ipil beach trees are planted by the 4-H Club delegates to the 5th Regional 4-H Club Youth Camp, held at the Camiguin Convention Center, Mambajao, Camiguin Province. The beach tree planting is one of the highlights of the three-day gathering of young advocates of agriculture and farm business.
PILILLA, Rizal - It's that time of the year again when active young farmers from different 4H Clubs in CaLaBaRzon gather for the much-antipicated Regional Farm Youth Camp.
The Regional Farm Youth Camp is an annual activity of the 4H Club which aims to give the young farmers an opportunity to showcase their talents and skills, and rekindle their commitment to the organization.
TAGBILARAN CITY. - The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Central Visayas in collaboration with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) – Bohol conducted a one-day Climate Change Campaign for the Association of United Development Information Officers (AUDIO) on April 12, 2018, at the ATI Regional Training Center – VII, Cabawan District, this city.
TAGBILARAN CITY. - The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Central Visayas recently conducted a training on containerized gardening, herbs production, and utilization through youth encampment held at ATI Regional Training Center - VII, Cabawan District, this city on April 11-13, 2018.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - In preparation for the National 4H Youth Convention this year, ARMM delegates composed of Lanao del Sur; Tawi-Tawi, Basilan, Sulu, Maguindanao, Marawi City 4H club members and their coordinators convene for a battle of wits and creativity in the 15th ARMM Regional Summer Youth Camp.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - Philippines has established a standard regarding Organic Agriculture since 2003. The National Standard was adopted to promote organic agriculture in to every citizen of the country. This standard is the basis for the certification of TESDA National Certificate.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - On the Job Training (OJT)-has been implemented by the government & private universities and colleges on a regular basis all over the country as part of their curriculum.
KIAMBA, Sarangani - Two batches of Rice Crop Manager (RCM) Briefing & Recommendation Generation were implemented in the municipality of Kiamba, Sarangani Province last March 27 & 28, 2018.
TACURONG CITY, Sultan Kudarat - The 1st Batch of Rice Crop Manager (RCM) Briefing & Recommendation Generation for 2018 was implemented in Brgy. Tina, Tacurong City last March 26, 2018. The 1-day briefing was realized in coordination with the LGU-Tacurong City, particularly with the Office of the City Agriculturist headed by Mrs. Leoncia R. Nebres, City Agriculturist.
WAO, Lanao del Sur - Twenty-six (26) farmer leaders and nine Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) of the municipality of Wao, Lanao del Sur underwent a 3-day Training on Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) on Corn last March 26-28, 2018 held in the said municipality, particularly at the Balay ni Doha.
CARMEN, Cotabato - A 3-day Training Course on Sustainable Corn Production in Sloping Area (SCoPSA) was successfully realized by the Center last February 26-28, 2018 in Sitio Quarry, Malapag, Carmen, Cotabato. A total of 32 participants, mostly farmers along with five Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs), came and finished the course. The training team was led by Ms Alma G.
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna- The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Region IV-A in partnership with Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Office Region IV-A and Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) – Los Baños, formally concluded a 10-day training entitled “Specialized Training Course on Rice Production for Local Farmer Technicians (LFTs)” at Arisabel Clubhouse, Los Baños, Laguna.
Province of Dinagat Islands - The Skills Training on Cassava Processing, Packaging and Labelling for 4-H Club Members was conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) XIII on April 11-13, 2018 at the Guest Center, Cuarinta, San Jose, Province of Dinagat Islands (PDI). It was participated in by 30 4-H Club members from the municipalities of PDI.
PATIN-AY, PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur – Duck and chicken raisers are expected to experience increased income in the next few years in Agusan del Sur after the province was identified as recipient of the Itik Pinas project. This was revealed by Dr. Ronnie D.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite – Members of the Regional Agriculture and Fishery Extension Network (RAFEN) and five new technical staff from ATI RTC IV-A are completing their community immersion in five municipalities of Laguna, Batangas and Rizal province.
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna- A total of seventy (70) Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Managers and Information Services Specialist (ISS) from Region IV-A participated in the three-day "Regional Updates on FITS Operations and Management" held at City of Springs Resort and Hotel, Los Baños, Laguna last April 4-6, 2018.
LAKE SEBU, South Cotabato - Farms are typically viewed as mere production areas, where crops are arranged in a monotone and ordinary way. But nowadays, many new breed of farm enthusiasts are adding glam to the farm, making it more attractive and appealing to the eyes, while maintaining its main purpose.