From the Regions

Bright prospect for organic veggies in Lanao seen

ATI in Northern Mindanao - 4 hours 28 min ago

Bacolod, LANAO DEL NORTE---The Institute’s vision is centered in delivering excellent extension services which would prompt in producing good food and making it available and affordable to Filipino consumers.

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Sustaining organic agriculture implementation in Oroquieta

ATI in Northern Mindanao - 8 hours 43 min ago

Pines, OROQUIETA CITY---To strengthen the implementation of the Organic Agriculture Program in Oroquieta City, a 3-day Training on Organic Banana (Cardaba/Saba) Production transpired on June 19 – 21 at the Misamis Occidental Enterprise Development and Research Center (MOEDRC), Pines Oroquieta City.

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Taposok to farm families: be aggie models and key to food security

ATI in Caraga - 13 hours 26 min ago

QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila - Forty farm families from different regions attended the 1st National Farm Family Congress held at the Great Eastern Hotel in Quezon City from June 19-22, 2018 with the theme: The Role of Family Farming in Meeting the Food Security Challenge.

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Mass Chicken Dispersal for Farmer Recipients

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:30am

ATI-RTC X, EL SALVADOR CITY---As part of its post-training support to the Back to Basics – Scientific and Sustainable Livestock and Poultry Production advocacy campaign mounted last March 16 this year, a total of 3,192 heads of Plymouth Rock and Black Australorp (US and Australian chicken breeds respectively) were dispersed to the four provinces in Lanao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occ

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More Room for Mushrooms

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 9:25am

EL SALVADOR CITY---After 15 days since spawning, more than a kilo of button mushrooms were harvested at the ATI-RTC X compound recently.

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Villar to farmers: transform farms into farm schools, tourism farms

ATI in Caraga - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 6:45pm

PATIN-AY, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur - Senator Cynthia A. Villar attended the Farmers’ Day and Agrilympics on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Datu Lipus Makapandong Cultural Government Center. The said event was part of the annual Naliyagan Festival which was celebrated from June 11-17, 2018.

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Farmers, land renters attend ICS-related training

ATI in Caraga - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 3:48pm

BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City - Thirty farmers and land renters of the Caraga State University (CSU) attended the Training in Support to the Installation of Internal Control System (ICS) for Smallholder Groups at the ATI Training Complex, Los Angeles, Butuan City from June 11-15, 2018.

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Boracay closure: An opportunity to provide livelihood support to affected organizations

ATI in the Western Visayas - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:53am

Malay, Aklan - Boracay Island, hailed as the world’s best island, declared under the State of Calamity due to the Proclamation No. 475. It has prompted the temporary closure of the Island as a tourist destination for six months. This includes the Barangays of Manoc-Manoc, Balabag, and Yapak in the Municipality of Malay, Aklan.

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Oton Farmers Pledge 36.5 has. for Garlic and Bulb Onion Production

ATI in the Western Visayas - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:03am

Oton, Iloilo - After receiving the Training on Garlic and Bulb Onion Package of Technologies Cum Financial Literacy from the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center VI (ATI – RTC VI), the farmers and the local government of Oton, Iloilo has pledged a whopping farm area of 36.5 hectares for garlic and bulb onion production.

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ATI promotes Container Gardening at Baybay Agri Trade Fair

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 2:58pm

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - With today’s growing population and the advent of industrialization in urban and even in rural areas, backyard gardening has been an option for most households in producing safe and healthy food.

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Taposok: Passing on the knowledge and skills means adding value to yourself and to your community

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:51pm

STA. CRUZ, Laguna - ATI Officer-in-Charge Director Luz A. Taposok challenged the 742 graduates of the Farmers' Field School (FFS) on Sustainable Pig Farming (SPF) during its mass graduation on June 13, 2018.

Taposok highlighted that the graduates are role models in their communities, with the mission to apply what they have learned and share it for the benefit of other farmers.

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14th National eLearning Conference 2018 happening in Mindanao

ATI in Caraga - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 8:52pm

BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – The Philippine eLearning Society (PeLS) and the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) as the principal sponsors will be holding the 14th National eLearning Conference in Mindanao for the first time. The conference is scheduled this coming September 12-13, 2018 at Almont Inland Resort in Butuan City.

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ATI IV-A and DA RCPC IV-A Collaborate to Capacitate AEWs on Crop Protection

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 1:23pm

LOS BAŃOS, Laguna- Research has shown that climate change triggers major changes on pest and diseases infestation pattern. These changes will have major implications for crop protection and food security, particularly in developing countries such as Philippines where the need to increase and sustain food production is most urgent.

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ATI IV-A Reinforce the AEWs on Organic Agriculture Processes

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 4:53pm

PAGBILAO, Quezon- 30 Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) from the province of Laguna, Batangas, and Quezon were updated on Organic Agriculture technologies.

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FITS Centers and MS geared toward Climate Change resiliency

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 4:13pm

LOS BAŃOS, Laguna- As front liners in information dissemination in the grass root level, the Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center and identified Magsasaka Siyentista (MS) in CaLaBaRZon region were capacitated in Climate Information Systems.

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Rabies Awareness for BAHW's of South Cotabato

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:05am

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- The Agricultural Training Institute XII in cooperation with the Provincial Agriculture and Veterinary office of South Cotabato, conducted a 3-day training on Orientation and Skills Development on Rabies Education for Barangay Animal Health Worker (BAHW) held at Agricultural Training Institute XII on June 5-7, 2018. A total of 47 BAHW responded to the call.

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FITS Center launches in Gigaquit, SDN

ATI in Caraga - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 3:20pm

GIGAQUIT, Surigao del Norte - Another Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) center established in Caraga.

The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Gigaquit, Surigao del Norte launched its own FITS center on June 7, 2018 in the Municipal Agriculture Office building. This would be an addition to more than 30 established FITS Centers in the region for the previous years.

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Radyo Eskwela sa Pag-aalaga ng Baboy airs on June 25

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:47pm

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite- “May kita sa baboy.” says Agricultural Training Institute IV-A Center Director Ms. Marites Piamonte Cosico during the launching of School-on-the-Air (SOA) entitled as Radyo Eskwela sa Pag-aalaga ng Baboy held on May 21, 2018 at Cavite State University, Indang, Cavite.

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ATI holds training on sustainable goat production

ATI in Caraga - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 6:16pm

The Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 currently holds training on Sustainable Goat Production under the National Livestock Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA).
Said training aims to enhance the participants’ knowledge and skills in sustainable goat production. This will run for three days from June 6-8,2018.

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More cacao farmers equip on GAP

ATI in Caraga - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:15am

BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Norte- Two batches of training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on Cacao Production with cacao nursery establishment and management was conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 from May 28 -June 1, 2018.

This aimed at enhancing the participants’ knowledge, attitude and skills on GAP for Cacao Production.

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