From the Regions
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – To determine the needed training among stakeholders and to harmonize programs among extension service providers under the Department of Agriculture (DA), the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 13 conducted the Provincial Consultation for FY 2020 Program Implementation and FY 2021 Agri-Fishery Needs Planning Workshop on July 9, 2019.
Valencia City, Bukidnon--- To prepare the rubber farmers in the region and achieve quality rubber both for local and international markets, a Training on Rubber Tapping and Budding Propagation Techniques was mounted by the Career Development and Management Services Section (CDMS).
ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR- In line with the Department of Agriculture’s Corn Program which aim to increase production of quality corn for human consumption, feeds and industrial uses, as well as empower the farmers to increase their income, thereby improving their quality of life, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center IX (ATI-RTC IX) conducted three (3) batches of Training on Goo
Featuring selected Magsasaka Siyentistas (MS) in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL) will be launching a book entitled ‘Banyuhay’ in November 2019.
‘Banyuhay,’ which stands for ‘Bagong Anyo ng Buhay,’ is a Filipino term coined to represent the innovations and progression of the MS in the region in giving new breed of life in agriculture.
Cagayan de Oro city, Misamis Oriental---In response to the commitment of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piῆol to conduct training for the beneficiaries of the vermicomposting facility last March 2019, a 3-day Training on Vegetable Gardening and Vermicomposting was mounted on July 3-5, 2019 at Harborlights Hotel.
PLARIDEL, Quezon - Recognizing the need to empower and capacitate community-based organic producers to adhere to standards of organic agriculture and be locally and globally competitive in the market, the Agricultural Training Institute – Region IV-A conducted the Training on Internal Control System (ICS) for Smallholder Group on July 2 - 5, 2019 at Brgy. M.L. Tumagay in this municipality.
LEBAK, Sultan Kudarat - A farmers’ main goal is to produce food not only for his family but generally for the whole country. When talking about feeding through production of vegetable, one should be careful and handle it as best as possible to avoid contamination for it to be safe for consumption.
STA. CRUZ, Laguna - The Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A conducted its first batch of “Training of Trainers on Vegetable Seed Production” last June 26-28, 2019 at FAES-Office of the Provincial Agriculturist in this municipality.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. The Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center 02 launched the season-long Training of Trainers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Vegetable Production on June 24, 2019 at ATI-RTC 02 San Mateo Center.
The said training is being participated by 30 agricultural extension workers and ATI staff and it will run until October 30, 2019.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. The learning hub for 4H in Region 02 finally stood right in the compound of the Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) here in the municipality. It is now ready to accommodate activities of 4H members.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – To evaluate the institute’s performance for the first semester of 2019, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 conducts a 5-day Mid-Year Assessment and Management Operations Review which started last Monday, July 1, 2019. The activity is influenced by the mandates and directions of the institute.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 recently conducts the first Management Operations Review for 2019. This is to monitor issues and concerns along with its possible solutions in harmonization with the Center’s objective.
The Agricultural Training Institute in Central Luzon (ATI-CL), in partnership with the Department of Agriculture - Regional Field Office III (DA-RFO III), is enhancing the access of agriculture and fishery extension services through DA-RFO's radio program entitled "MaNa: Maunlad na agrikultura sa nayon, Mag-Agri Tayo."
The Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL), in partnership with Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU), strengthened farmers’ skills on rice machinery operations (RMO) through a training, with NC II assessment held in TAU, Camiling, Tarlac on June 3-5 and June 8, 2019.
SEN. NINOY AQUINO, Sultan Kudarat - Filipinos in general are coffee lovers. Region XII has been considered one of the top coffee producing region in the country. To upscale this high rate of production, the Agricultural Training Institute XII management saw it fit to conduct the training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on Coffee for coffee farmers of Sen. Ninoy Aquino, Sultan Kudarat.
SAN MATEO, ISABELA. In response to the growing demand for a training on organic and integrated farming, the ATI-RTC 02 conducted a simultaneous Training on Organic Agriculture and on Rice-based Farming System (OA-RBIFS). It was held on June 24-29, 2019 at ATI-RTC 02 San Mateo Center, San Mateo, Isabela.
The livestock industry provides a big chunk of income and ensures food security for the people. Along with this is the widespread of animal disease to commercial scale as well as to small and medium-scale farmers which has a negative impact in the economy and food supply in the region.
The Agricultural Training Institute – Central Luzon (ATI-CL) produced 12 agriculture graduates through its ATI-4H Youth Empowerment through Sustainable (YES) program, a scholarship program for deserving youth in the region.
The Agricultural Training Institute in Central Luzon (ATI-CL) conducted a School-on-the-Air (SOA) on Organic Farming System dubbed as “OA ang Kita sa Organikong Pagsasaka!” which concluded on June 19, 2019 in La Vista Inland Resort, City of Balanga, Bataan.
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.