From the Regions
Metro Cagayan de Oro---The ATI in Northern Mindanao has recently been awarded “Best Regional Line Agency Partner” by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA-Region-X).
Lantapan, Bukidnon---Considered as one of the most viable crops grown by our local farmers, coffee continues to contribute in the growth of our agriculture sector as well as the obvious choice among early risers in the country today.
KINOGUITAN, Misamis Oriental---Fresh from their one month hands-on training at Umanika Eco-Cultural Farm in Malaybalay, Bukidnon, 10 beneficiaries of the 4-H Club Youth Development Program (Adopt A 4-Hers Homestay Program) along with Agriculturist II and Project Officer Cristine A.
LALA, Lanao del Norte – The Planning Monitoring Evaluation Unit (PMEU) of the center had started a series of provincial consultations since July and are now down to two more provinces. Lanao del Norte being the second to the last province, iFarm became the host of the said activity.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental – The Planning and Monitoring Evaluation Unit (PMEU) of the center, spearheaded by Mr. Philip D. Villegas conducted the sixth Tier 2 Assessment on August 13-14, 2019. The former for the province of Lanao del Norte and the latter for Bukidnon.
MUÑOZ, Nueva Ecija – Trainees of the Rice Specialist Training Course (RSTC) concluded the second module required of the course last June 23 to August 17, 2019 at the Philippine Rice Research Institute in Maligaya, Science City of Muñoz.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 recently conducts the Capability Enhancement Training for Rural Improvement Club (RIC) members. This will run for three days starting August 26-28, 2019 right at the Center’s Training Hall.
Baybay City, Leyte – Leadership is a skill one can learn. It is the same as learning any other skill there is. Hence, ATI RTC 8 believes that its partners in extension delivery should be constantly capacitated on leadership and management.
WESTERN VISAYAS – Two batches of Training on Corn Based Feed Processing and Formulation with a total of 61 participants (30 participants in Iloilo City and 31 participants in Roxas City) were administered in the month of August.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - The School on the Air (SOA) on Livestock, currently being implemented by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in CALABARZON will cater to college students taking up Agriculture and related courses in the region.
LUCENA CITY, Quezon - As part of the festivities of the annual Niyogyugan Festival, hosted by the Provincial Government of Quezon, farmers and fisher folks gathered for the “Araw ng Pamilyang Magsasaka.”
"As a first timer to attend to this kind of training, my overall impression was excellent, from RP, Venue, Staff and co-participants. It helps me a lot. New learnings for me to be shared.
SURIGAO CITY – Strengthening and showing its support to livestock raisers in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) conducted the Back to Basics: Scientific and Sustainable Livestock and Poultry Production on August 16, 2019 at the Provincial Convention Center.
The Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL) has undergone the 2nd Readiness Assessment in verification of the compliance of the implemented and maintained management system against the requirement of the ISO 9001:2015 on August 8-9, 2019 in its regional training center in Dinalupihan, Bataan.
“I am ready” – Training on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management for ATI-RTC 1 Staff
STA. BARBARA, Pangasinan - In 2016, the Philippines ranked 3rd in the 2016 World Risk Index of the most disaster-prone countries in the world according to the United Nations Population Fund. It experienced almost all forms of natural disasters and calamities – typhoons, flood, earthquakes, fires, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis.
STA. BARBARA, Pangasinan – In response to the institute’s core values which is innovation and excellence, the Agricultural Training Institute–Regional Training Center I administered the Training on Developing Winning Proposals for Project Support held on August 5-9, 2019 at ATI-RTC 1, Tebag East, Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan.
Province of Bukidnon---With malnutrition and hunger considered as persistent problems that our country encounters, the Department of Education (DepEd) came up with the Gulayan sa Paaralan (GPP) Program which introduced to all public elementary and secondary schools nationwide the promotion of food security and economic stability.
Malaybalay City, Bukidnon--- While engaging in conventional or modern technological agriculture, the youth of today needs to be more responsible not only in the family household, but more so in the farm and other family agricultural business venture. This is one of the strategies needed in the farm family approach to agricultural business.
Baybay City, Leyte – Raising livestock is one of the common businesses one can engage in. However, feeds and its ever increasing prices are often the downfall of these supposedly promising agri-business.
In support to the State Universities and Colleges (SUC) undertakings in promoting new educational platforms for students, the Agricultural Training Institute XI (ATI XI) participates in the 2nd Institutional Research Congress and Techno Exhibits of Compostela Valley State College (CVSC) on August 15-16, 2019 at CVSC-Main Campus, Compostela, Compostela Valley Province.
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.