From the Regions
ROSARIO, La Union - On August 6, 2018, the Closing Activity of the Adopt-a-Farm Youth Program (AFYP) Batch 8 was held at Rocapor’s Farm, Brgy. Tabtabungao, Rosario, La Union.
SAN JUAN, Batangas- Agricultural chemicals or agrichemicals such as fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and such can be dangerous if it not properly handled. Extreme caution should be practiced in handling any chemicals. Direct exposure from the chemicals can severely cause health effects such as headache, poisoning, burns, birth defects, nervous system disorders and some cancers.
Future collaborations with two Prestigious Institutions are expected as ATI aggressively promotes its programs and services particularly the e-Learning Program. E-Learning is an alternative modality for learning that is offered online. It offers agriculture, fishery and social technology courses for free. Presently, more than 50 courses are available.
STA. CRUZ, Laguna- A total of 130 participants from Laguna province and nearby provinces attended the first free seminar focused on the production and processing of herbs and spices. The target participants were farmers and farming enthusiasts.
PASAY CITY, Metro Manila - The Agricultural Training Institute Central Office (ATI-CO) hosted the Training of Trainers on Extension Delivery System (EDS) last August 5-10, 2018 at the Kabayan Hotel this city.
MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon---With rice as the staple food of the majority of the Filipinos in the country, it is considered as the most important food crop since it can be utilized in any form and is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates followed distantly by bread. Filipinos eat rice in huge quantities.
SITIO LOOC, Barangay Canitoan, Cagayan de Oro City---In a deliberate move to help improve the production of livestock, poultry and vegetables in Barangay Canitoan, Cagayan de Oro City, a 3-day simultaneous Training on Livestock, Poultry and Vegetable Production was conducted on August 8 -10, 2018 at the aforementioned venue.
More than 300 smallhold pig raisers successfully completed the season-long course on Farmer Livestock School on Sustainable Pig Farming in support to the National Livestock Program held from April to August 2018.
NEGROS ORIENTAL. - The Agricultural Training Institute – VII (ATI-7) in partnership with the Cooperative Development Authority – VII (CDA-7) recently concluded three (3) batches of Organizational Development Training to selected cooperatives in the province. The said training was simultaneously held on August 6-7, 2018 in the municipalities of Sta.
SAN ANDRES, Quezon – To provide more productive and interactive learning, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon in partnership with the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) – Quezon initiated the meet & greet session with the learners of School on Air (SOA) on High Value Crops (HVC) dubbed as “Unlad Saka: Isang Radyo Eskwela Para sa Bondoc Peninsula.” Some 50 farmers
ATI-RTC X Compound, El Salvador City---One of the thrusts of the Department of Agriculture (DA) is the provision of support to young Filipino farmers considering that the human resource base of the agriculture sector is aging and keeps dwindling through the years.
Pangantucan, BUKIDNON─The move of the Department of Agriculture(DA) to a shift from support programs focus on production to support programs for easy and low-interest financing has started.
SAN FABIAN, Pangasinan - The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center I (ATI_RTC I) formally launched the “Garden in the School Program” last July 4, 2018 at the De Venecia Sports Center, San Fabian, Pangasinan.
BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte - The Launching of the Adopt-a-Farm Youth Program Batch 8 that was held at the ATI-RTC I Satellite Training Center, Tabug, Batac City, Ilocos Norte last June 28, 2018 was a success. Five 4-H’ers from Region I namely Mr. Leomar John Zambrano from San Maximo, Natividad, Pangasinan; Mr. Errol Glenn Caras, from Cabarsican, San Fernando City, La Union; Mr.
KORONADAL CITY – Rootcrops is one of the many staple food that helps feed the country. Generally sold and marketed as raw product. Most “farmerpreneur” of South Cotabato consider these as one of their income generator.
ALUBIJID, Misamis Oriental---The current locally produced corn supply in general cannot cope up with the demand resulting to corn importation from neighboring Asian countries.
MAMBAJAO, Camiguin---As support in improving the production of organically grown free-range chicken in the Province of Camiguin, a 3-day Training on Organic Free-Range Chicken Production was conducted on July 31 – August 2, 2108 at the Villa Paraiso Apartelle in Mambajao, Camiguin.
BUTUAN CITY - The four batches of Training of Trainers (TOT) for Local Farmer Technicians (LFTs) which were all held at ATI-Caraga had produced a total of 107 graduates. The participants came from different parts of the region with the aim of helping the local government unit in promoting modern rice production and post-production technologies.
ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal - Underscoring the value of natural farming and safe food production, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Region IV-A in partnership with Flor's Nature Haven and Ed Tarriela Learning Center & Farm led the "Resetang Menos Gastos for Everyday Wellness" a training that promotes the use of herbs and vegetables for everyday healing and wellness.