From the Regions
ATI-RTC X. Did you know that? ... We are celebrating the Rice Awareness Month for November, with this year’s theme is “Quality Rice, Quality Life”.
GENERAL NAKAR, Quezon – As part of the monitoring activity of the pilot Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) project, beneficiaries and implementers narrated their journey for a compendium of CRA success stories at Barangay Magsikap last October 24-25, 2019.
Tunga, Leyte – Mention the word bees and people conjure images of sweet honey and stings. What most people don’t know is that there are species of bees that are stingless and they make really good honey!
Baybay City, Leyte - The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) has 4 components: farm machinery and equipment, rice seed development, propagation, and promotion, expanded rice credit assistance, and rice extension services.
SAN JOSE, Antique - True to its mandate to deliver excellent extension services beyond boundaries, ATI Region 6 brings the Free Seminar on Cacao Production and Management with Hands-on Demonstration on Asexual Propagation in the Province of Antique on October 30, 2019 at Robinson’s Place Antique.
In recognition of the efforts and outstanding performances of the 2018 National Rice Achievers Awardees in Zamboanga Peninsula, ATI-RTC IX headed by its Center Director, Ms. Alicia Rose D.
The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples – Nueva Ecija Provincial Office (NCIP-NEPO) recognized Agricultural Training Institute – Central Luzon (ATI-CL) for its contribution in providing excellent extension services among the Kalanguya Indigenous Peoples (KIP) of Carranglan, Nueva Ecija on October 29, 2019 at the Nueva Ecija Convention Center in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija.
One of the challenges in the agriculture sector is the declining interest towards farming among the younger generation. Heeding the call to increase awareness on agriculture, particularly Organic Agriculture (OA), the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 11 conducted the 1st ever Regional Kabataang OA Quiz Bee on October 28, 2019.
BANGA, Aklan - Taking the next step for “Masaganang Ani, Mataas na Kita” of Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF), 27 participants that were composed of 20 Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) and seven Learning Site (LS) Operators from the provinces of Aklan, Antique, and Capiz took part in the Training of Trainers on Modernized Production of High Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds conducte
To massively disseminate the information on Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in consonance with the implementation of the Rice Tariffication Act or RA 11203, the Agricultural Training Institute- XI (ATI XI) has undertaken series of information caravan to rice farmers in the region.
PATIN-AY, Prosperidad, Agusan Del Sur – Participated by 10 Local Government Units in Agusan del Sur, the School on-the-Air on Cassava Production spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 successfully conducted its mass graduation on October 25, 2019.
ATI Compound, El Salvador City---A back-to-back training workshop aimed to capacitate and enhance the knowledge and skills of young farmer participants on Farm Business School (FBS) and on cacao production and value-adding was mounted recently. The 30 young farmer participants, coming from the different parts of the region were mostly 4H-Club members with existing farms.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Regional Training Center in CALABARZON passed its ISO 9001:2015 third-party Surveillance Audit.
BANGA, Aklan – "I am glad that I have given the chance to be part of this training. Thank you ATI-RTC VI for giving us this training. Actually, I became a member of 4H two years ago but not involved in any 4H activities, but lately I have seen the opportunities of young farmers when it comes to farming through attending trainings and seminars.
4H Hub, Palo, Leyte – 4H young farmers trooped to the 4H Hub of ATI RTC 8 to learn about Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on fruit and vegetable production.
“This was once our dream but today, we can now finally see the realization of this dream", says Hon. Lovely Ann Yu, Mayor of the municipality of Alang-alang and former 4-H Club President in Eastern Visayas. She expresses her joy that the 4-H Club Learning Hub in Eastern Visayas has come to fruition.
MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon--- Efforts towards enhancing technical capability on rice production for farmers affected by the full implementation of the Rice Tarrification Law is now being mobilized by the different bureaus and link agencies of the Department of Agriculture.
Ms. Kristine Grajo, agriculture student from Aurora State College of Technology (ASCOT), bagged the 1st place during 1st Search for Kabataang OA ng Gitnang Luzon held on October 22, 2019 in ATI-RTC III, San Ramon, Dinalupihan, Bataan.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. It was a good practice of the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) conducting mass graduation of its different training and extension activities. The mass graduation was participated by around 1400 graduates from different municipalities of region 02.
Initao, Misamis Oriental---The implementation of the Farmer Scientist Training Program (FSTP) intensifies integration of agricultural research and development that seeks to help poor corn farmers grow multiple crops and livestock in their farms for an increased income.
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.