From the Regions

Enriching Rice Farming Productivity and Profitability with RCM

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 1:18pm

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - A total of 114 rice farmers and AEWs attended the series of Rice Crop Manager (RCM) briefings last May 7-9, 2019 in six municipalities of Laguna namely Kalayaan, Lumban, Pakil, Paete, Sta. Cruz, Pagsanjan, and three municipalities in Quezon province particularly, Pitogo, General Luna and Macalelon.

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AEWs capacitated on System of Rice Intensification (SRI) and Extension Delivery Modalities

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 12:52pm

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, CAVITE - Twenty-nine Rice Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) of Cavite, Batangas, Rizal and Laguna participated in the “Capability Enhancement Course for Rice AEWs Batch 1.”

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Launching of Farmers Field School on Organic Vegetable Production

ATI in the Zamboanga Peninsula - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:32am

TIGBAO, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR – Vegetable production is becoming popular because of its wide adaptability and its uses. It provides an immediate source of income among families from rural areas. However, today’s trend showed that consumers are becoming health conscious, which also gave rise to its high demand in the market.

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Caraga Livestock Reps join TOT on Basic Meat Processing

ATI in Caraga - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 3:57am

MARAWOY, Lipa City , Batangas – Levelling-up the different stakeholders skills on modifying meat to enhance its taste and to improve preservation, two representatives from Caraga Region joined the National Trainor’s Course on Basic Meat Processing on May 5-11, 2019 at the Agricultural Training Institute - International Training Center for Pig Husbandry in the Philippines (ATI - ITCPH).

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Eskaya discover strawberry growing the natural way

ATI in Central Visayas - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 2:05pm

BOHOL – Thirty members of the Eskaya Indigenous People of Taytay, Duero, this province successfully completed the three-day Training on Naturally Grown Strawberry Production: Capability Enhancement last May 6-8, 2019 as spearheaded by Project Officer, Ma. Gracia Soliva-Pungay, Media Production Specialist II of ATI-7 with Support Staff, Quennie Lou Vistal.

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4-H Club Regional Congress: Bringing Innovation and Development to Agriculture through 4-H

ATI in Central Luzon - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 10:48am

BALANGA CITY, BATAAN. One of the activities of the 4-H Club Program is the 4-H Congress and Organizational Strengthening formerly known as Regional Summer Youth Camp. This is an annual activity conducted in recognition to the active participation and involvement of the youth towards nation building.

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ATI Arms Bulacan and Bataan New Trainers on National Color Coded Map, Corn ICM and Mechanization

ATI in Central Luzon - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 10:30am

New corn coordinators of Bulacan and Bataan joined for the first batch of Trainers’ Training on Corn Integrated Crop Management and Post-harvest Technologies on April 10-12, 2019 in Duran Farm, San Ildefonso, Bulacan. A total of 30 participants were armed in advance technologies on corn integrated crop management and post-harvest mechanization.

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ATI-CL stresses Extension Management to Central Luzon AEWs

ATI in Central Luzon - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 10:23am

The Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL) stressed the importance of extension management to 30 agricultural extension workers (AEWs) across the region through a training on April 24-26, 2019 in ATI-RTC III, San Ramon, Dinalupihan, Bataan.

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Mamanwa tribe discovers opportunities in mushroom growing

ATI in Caraga - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 8:27am

SIBAHAY, LANUZA, Surigao del Sur – Before, they paid no attention to this spongy fungus they see in the wild; but now, they regard this as a new found gold. Thanks to the Training on Mushroom Production for Indigenous People (IP) sponsored by the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XIII (ATI-Caraga), Mamanwans now have a source of good food and good money.

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Pitogo farmers to train on organic agriculture

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 1:48pm

PITOGO, Quezon- To enhance the knowledge and skills of the farmers in Pitogo, Quezon on organic agriculture, the Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A together with the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist of Quezon and Local Government of Pitogo through the Municipal Agriculture Office launched the Farmers' Field School (FFS) on Integrated Diversified Organic Farming System (IDOFS).

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IEC Materials Distributed during the Launching of Coconut Model Farm in Gumaca, Quezon

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 11:35am

GUMACA, Quezon – A pilot project of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office (DA RFO) IV-A through the assistance of Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) and Agricultural Program Coordinating Officer (APCO) Quezon, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon joins the launching of coconut model farm on May 7, 2019 in this municipality.

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AEWs get updates on Rice Crop Manager Advisory Services

ATI in Caraga - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 6:50pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – A total of 33 Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) from the Enhanced Farmers Information and Technology Services (E-FITS) Center in Caraga Region were updated and capacitated to operate, use and train others on the upgraded Rice Crop Manager Advisory Services (RAS) during the RAS Training of Trainers last April 22-25, 2019.

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Senior Citizens love to produce organic vegetables

ATI in Caraga - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 6:33pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 recently conducting the Training on Containerized Organic Vegetable Production for the Senior Citizens here at ATI-Caraga Training Building, Los Angeles, Butuan City.

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Stakeholders harness on Artificial Insemination in Pigs

ATI in Caraga - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 6:13pm

TANDAG CITY,Surigao del Sur– Determined to enhance the knowledge and skills of the e-Learning takers on Artificial Insemination (AI), the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 harnessed stakeholders through the Hands-on Training on Walang Aray sa AI in Pigs 3rd Batch on May 2-3, 2019.

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ATI launches Farm Business School in Tandag City

ATI in Caraga - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 4:29pm

TANDAG CITY - The conduct of Farm Business School (FBS) offers a great opportunity for the farmers in Barangay Bioto to learn practical and effective ways to make farming more profitable.

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CALESA gears up for learning site improvement

ATI in Caraga - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 1:29pm

BUTUAN CITY-The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 recently conducted the Enhancement Training for Learning Site for Agriculture Cooperators on April 29 – May 3, 2019. The participants were composed of 28 members of the Caraga Agricultural Learning Sites Association (CALESA) and 7 staff of ATI-RTC 13.

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The 2019 Mid-Year Assessment and Management Review: Gearing towards a Better ATI-RTC X

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 10:44am

Lantapan, Bukidnon---The Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) recently mounted its week-long 2019 Midyear Assessment and Management Review at the Binahon Agroforestry Farm (BAFF) in Lantapan, Bukidnon.

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RAFEN FIRST SEMESTER MEETING CONDUCTED

ATI in the Western Visayas - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 9:05am

Twenty-five Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Network (RAFEN) members take part during the RAFEN VI first semester meeting at Parvana Inn & Suites, Sibalom, Antique on April 29-30, 2019.

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Livelihood opportunities explored in meat processing seminar

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 1:12pm

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - The Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center IV-A once again spearheaded a free seminar to all interested individuals in Region IV-A who are on the lookout for livelihood opportunities.

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AgNor remains undefeated as Regional Farm Youth Over-all Champion

ATI in Caraga - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 4:59pm

CABADBARAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – Declared as the cluster with the highest number of points, the province of Agusan del Norte was proclaimed undefeated as it won four times as Over-all Champion during the Regional Farm Youth Camp last April 29-May 1, 2019 with the theme “BIDA 4H: Bringing Innovation and Development in Agriculture through 4H Club.”

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