From the Regions
TAGBILARAN CITY - In consonance with the Organic Act of 2010 in the Philippines which seeks “to promote, propagate, develop further and implement the practice of organic agriculture in the country” the Department of Agriculture through the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continuously conduct training and extension activities geared towards organic farming.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) tapped the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Regional Training Center in Region IV-A in bringing capability trainings on Basic Urban Gardening to some residential areas in Cavite.
Tagbilaran City - The Agricultural Training Institute-VII (ATI-VII) in collaboration with the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), Agricultural Training Institute- International Training Center on Pig Husbandry (ATI-ITCPH), Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI), National Dairy Authority (NDA), National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) and with the Provincial Government of Bohol sponsored the Second Day of
The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 7 based in Cabawan District, Tagbilaran City conducted two School-on-the-Air (SOA) dubbed as Eskwelahan sa Hayopan sa Kahanginan (SOA on Livestock) at Siquijor and Bohol provinces respectively.
NEGROS ORIENTAL. – A three-day youth encampment among 4Hers in this province with the emphasis on mushroom production and containerized gardening held at Formation Center in Bacong last October 3-5, 2018.
“Isip Mayaman Salitang Mayaman, Gawang Mayaman,” a guiding principle most remembered by Ms. Ayrin Llorin, owner of Cortijo de Palsabangon, Pagbilao, Quezon, in continuously improving her farm operations. Ms. Llorin was one of the participants in the Enhancement Course in Accessing Financing for Agribusiness Development.
SIQUIJOR - In response to the growing problem on human health as far as agriculture is concerned and to basically explain why awareness on food safety now becomes a global trend, thus, the Agricultural Training Institute in Central Visayas conducted a one-day Aflatoxin and Awareness on Food Safety at the IE Suits, Poblacion, Siquijor this province on October 11, 2018.
Today, October 16 is World Food Day!
World Food Day reminds us that we can all contribute to a zero hunger world by reducing food waste, supporting our local farmers, adopt a more healthy lifestyle and sustainable diet.
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte---Up-to-date information, and new agriculture and fisheries technologies are now within reach for Tubod farmers through their Farmers Information Technology Services( FITS) Center, as a knowledge resource center, and extension and education support in the municipality.
BOHOL. - In support to the easy access on financing programs of the Department of Agriculture (DA), the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center VII (ATI 7) in collaboration with Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) conducted “ A Peso a Day is Ok: A Financial Literacy Training” to the provinces of Bohol and Negros Oriental.
CEBU CITY - Some thirty (30) urban women successfully completed the three-day Training on Urban Agriculture with Learning Site Establishment held on September 25-27, 2018 at Palm Grass Hotel, this city.
ANTIPOLO CITY, RIZAL- A total of 173 participants from Antipolo City, and nearby provinces attended the free seminar on Urban Gardening on October 10, 2018. The participants were farmers and farming enthusiasts.
PATNANUNGAN, Quezon- It was a meaningful and memorable day for farmers and fisher folks in the municipality as they complete the training on Farm Business School (FBS) under the AGRIBUHAY (AGRIkultura and KaBUHAYan) project of the ATI Regional Training Center (RTC) IV-A alongside the Farmers’ Information Technology Services (FITS) Center launching.
NEGROS ORIENTAL. Eleven 4-H Youth Regional Officers and 4-H Coordinator successfully completed the five-day Sensing Journey to Indigenous People's (IP) Community in Canggohob, Mabinay this province on September 4-6, 2018.
LALA, Lanao del Norte—With Rice as one of the Banner Programs of the Department of Agriculture (DA), intensive research and development efforts and initiatives have been done to improve the technology on hybrid rice production and productivity to feed the growing population of the Filipinos.
CALAMBA, Misamis Occidental---To counter the low rice yield in some areas in Misamis Occidental, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) has designed an intervention appropriate to such incident such as the Technology Updating for the Agricultural Extension Workers in the 4th to 6th Class Municipalities.
EL SALVADOR CITY, Misamis Oriental---Culminating the Season-Long Farmers’ Livestock School on Meat and Dairy Goat Production and Dairy Herd Management, a total of 43 graduates consisting of livestock raisers in Northern Mindanao were in attendance today, Wednesday October 10.
Catubig, Northern Samar - Poultry and livestock meat are useful forms of dietary protein and energy especially among Filipinos. However, commercially grown poultry and livestock are pumped with antibiotics and growth hormones. These chemicals have ill effects on humans, hence, more people now prefer organically produced livestock and poultry products.
QUEZON CITY, NCR- To equip its new staff on training module preparations, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI-RTC XII) sent two of its personnel to the fifth batch Training on Module Development last September 24-28, 2018 at Axiaa Hotel, West Avenue, Quezon City to familiarize them on the subject.