From the Regions
ATI Compound, El Salvador City---Being the second regional training center to mount a campaign drive and implementation of the Digital Farmers Program (DFP), the ATI-RTC X joins the Information Services Division (ISD) of the ATI-Central Office and Smart Communications Incorporated in the widespread promotion and implementation of DFP.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – The Agricultural Training Institute -Regional Training Center 13 will hold the Mass Graduation of the School-on-the-Air (SOA) on Swine Production this coming October 16, 2019 at E & G Convention Center, Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – To determine its readiness to undergo 3rd Party ISO 9001:2015 Surveillance Audit, the members of the Internal Quality Audit (IQA) team of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 13 spearheaded the Readiness Assessment and Technical Guidance last October 2-4, 2019.
30 AEWs, Extension Partners and Magsasaka Siyentista Accomplish Training of Trainers on Modernized Production of High Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – To enhance the knowledge and skills on modernized production technologies of high-quality inbred rice and seeds, 30 participants comprising of Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs), Extension Partners, Magsasaka Siyentista and potential Learning Site for Agriculture completed the Training of Trainers on Modernized Production of High-Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds.
ATI Compound, El Salvador City---The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) is up to promote and implement the extension component of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) through its slated series of information caravan.
PGAS partners with Australian Government Institutions to Boost Indigenous Smallholder Farmers’ Income
PATIN-AY, Agusan del Sur-The Provincial Government of Agusan del Sur (PGAS) is collaborating with the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) through Griffith University (GU) of Queensland, Australia and other key partner agencies such as USM, CSU, PCAARRD, and BSWM for the implementation of a major research project in the Southern Philippines.
SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur – Aside from encouraging the youth to engage in agriculture, ATI also empowers the young farmers to be entrepreneur. It endeavors to equip them not only with production technologies but the whole value chain from production to post harvest, processing and marketing their produce for them to see that farming is a business.
ATI Compound, El Salvador City---We raise our flag proudly as one of our LS partners, Reynaldo “Datu Makadingding” Gil G. Lomarda of GreenMinds Incorporated was recently in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for the “Organic Agroindustry Development Leadership Course in Asia”.
ATI Compound, El Salvador City---The biggest gathering of agriculture aficionados and free seminar via AgriTalk 2019 is headed to the City of Waterfalls!
Pasay City, Manila---Another Learning Site (LS) partner of the center recently won a distinguished achievement and service award underscoring its contribution to the growth of agribusiness in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country today.
The Agricultural Training Institute in Central Luzon (ATI-CL) promoted the extension component of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) during the Agricultural Extension Workers’ Summit 2019 on October 2, 2019 at The Pavilion, Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center, City of Malolos, Bulacan.
Lantapan, Bukidnon--- With Bukidnon touted as the "Food Basket of Mindanao", people from all walks of life would always had their fill of farm produce as they buy fresh veggies and all-natural processed goods from ATI-assisted farms and farmer partners. Case in point is the famed Binahon Agroforestry Farm (BAFF) in Lantapan, Bukidnon.
Dalwangan, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon---Bent in equipping the livestock and poultry raisers in the region with the appropriate farming technology and information, the Department of Agriculture’s MALASAKIT Program through a symposium focusing on Itik Pinas and Free-Range Chicken was mounted to instill in them the right farming knowledge.
Malaybalay City, Bukidnon---Partnering once again with GreenMinds Incorporated, a Social Preparation activity in support to Palayamanan Plus Program of the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) transpired recently.
ATI Compound, El Salvador City---Partnering with the press and other news bureau for a wider circulation makes up for a government entity’s public service efforts.
CABADBARAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 recently conducted a three-day training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Cassava Production for cassava farmers of Cabadbaran City on September 25-27, 2019.
TANDAG CITY- More than 500 graduates of the School-on-the-Air (SOA) program marched to get their certificates during the mass graduation held in Tandag City on September 30, 2019.
The SOA graduates comprised farmers, students, Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) and other stakeholders.
ILOILO, City - “This our battle. We must work together to alleviate poverty and hunger,” this is the appeal of Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista, ATI Region 6’s Center Director, to the 280 attendees of the first Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Information Caravan (Info-caravan) for Region 6 on September 24, 2019 in Days Hotel, Iloilo City.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Free Seminar on Care and Maintenance of Fruiting Oyster Mushroom: "Kahit sa Small Room, Kikita ka sa Mushroom" inspire learners in various fields.
CABADBARAN CITY- “This is an excellent training and very inspiring. It is good to see different approaches and new ways to train vegetable growers and give me lots of new ideas and skills, I’m glad to be part of this training.” Allandale B. Idea said during the seminar as one of the learners on bulb onion production.
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.