From the Regions
The season-long training on Enabling the AgRiDOC: A New Breed of Rice Extensionists took off last September 3, 2018. It was attended by 25 Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) in Region XII.
Kawayan, Biliran – There is always something new to learn. This is a realization of Mr. Ram Chan Miculob saying, “I didn’t know that we can produce milk from goat, now I can say that goat as a business has a potential.”
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato - It has been a whirlwind 2018 for staff of Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center XII (ATI-RTC XII). Before ending the year an assessment of achieved accomplishments of the center was conducted. It was an in-house yearend assessment on December 19, 2018 at ATI-RTC XII, San Felipe, Tantangan, South Cotabato.
“ Agriculture is made-easy through e-Learning”, shared Teodilo Canonoy , a student of Misamis Oriental National High School ( MONHS) during the e-Learning Mass Graduation sponsored by Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X .
Labing anim na Livelihood Learning Sites (LLS) ang inaasahang maitatayo ngayong taon 2019 sa Maguindanao.
Delfin Albano, Isabela. As the Local Government Unit of Delfin Albano, Isabela through the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist continued its extension services in the municipality, another extension project was successfully conducted in four barangays showcasing rice seed production that will improve yield of the marginal farmers.
SAN GUILLERMO, Isabela. After launching and series of activities of the students of the Dingading Integrated School in this municipality in boosting the Gulayan sa Paaralan through the 4H Garden in the School, a graduation and field day was conducted for the success of this project. There were 92 students who successfully completed the program.
CABAGAN, Isabela. "Stand with what you start; have a mindset that is achievable,” said Ms. Jennelyn D. Dumwat, Manager of Amballo Pineapple Producers Cooperative in Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya. She is a participant to the Kapatid Agri-mentor Me Program (KAMMP).
“Madami akong natutunan sa training na ito. Lalo akong nagkaroon ng interest sa pag-aalaga ng manok. Isang ‘complete package’ and aming training. Lahat ng gusto kong malaman tungkol sa manok katulad ng iba't-ibang lahi ng manok, mga sakit ng manok, mga lunas sa sakit, paggawa ng feeds at incubator at mga halamang gamot para sa manok,” said Ms. Jocelyn R. Zipagan of Cauayan City.
DAP Conference Center, Tagaytay City --- Fresh from completing their master’s degree and for successfully carrying out their thesis defense, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) lauded four of its scholars who have completed their Masters in Public Management Major in Rural Development.
The Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Training Institute of Region 02 established an AI Center at GAC Farm, Santa Cruz, Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya with Mr. Maxiamiano S. Tejero as the Cooperator.
Baybay City, Leyte - As an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization, ATI 8 aims for continuous improvement of its extension programs and services. Hence, it conducts management reviews twice a year. Management reviews are done to evaluate the effectiveness of the Center’s Management System so as to assess how suitable and adequate it is vis-à-vis the Center’s goals.
Baybay City, Leyte - Giving back is one of the driving forces of ATI 8 and the Organikong Magsasaka ng Rehiyon Otso’s (OMRO) Lakbay Alay.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- December 16, 2018. The Agricultural Training Institute XII (ATI XII), with funding support from the Rice program, sponsored the 4th Year Anniversary of the Farm Families Outreach activity with the theme: "Take Four: Closer to a Cure" Support the Fighters, Admire the Survivors, Honor the Taken”.
ATI-RTC X, POBLACION, EL SALVADOR CITY , December 17, 2018. – For almost two decades it is a tradition of ATI-RTC X to share some blessings to its neighbours during Christmas season. It is a practice and gesture of thanks giving that is always anticipated by the children and parents in the neighbourhood.
Teachers and students of Compostela Valley State College (CVSC), College of Agriculture Program in Compostela, Compostela Valley Province registered on the e-learning for Agriculture and Fisheries website after attending an orientation on the e-Extension Program of the Agricultural Training Institute.
Biliran – Pig farming continues to be a lucrative endeavor for Biliran farmers. However, with the challenges posed by various factors in the environment and the market, most swine raisers cannot sustain production. This shows that there is always a need to capacitate them with the essential knowledge and skills in sustainable pig farming management.
BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – The in-house “Training on Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC)” attended by the staff of ATI-Caraga has helped educate the participants on gender-based violence and thereby intensifying further VAWC’s global advocacy.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - The production of Free-range chicken has become prevalent in some provinces in the Philippines due to programs conducted by the government promoting the production of meat and eggs that are safe and healthy as well as to preserve and promote native breeds of chicken. However, production of these animals are at risk, one would be due to Climate Change.
ATI-RTC X joins NOMCAARRD in creating online portal, ups Training Workshop on Web Writing and Webpage Designing
METRO Cagayan de Oro City---The Northern Mindanao Consortium for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development (NOMCAARRD) in joint collaboration with the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) recently mounted a Training-Workshop on Web Writing and Webpage Designing.