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Competency Training on OA Production Held

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 5:32pm

Tubod, Lanao del Norte---Aimed to appease the hunger for more knowledge and an eagerness to augment the learnings in their respective organic farm sites, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) mounted a competency training on organic production for AEWs and practicing organic farmers.

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ATI-X remains ISO Compliant

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 1:29pm

ATI Compound, El Salvador City---The ATI-RTC X management and staff had its Third Party Surveillance Audit recently and Lead Auditor Charlie Labrador of TUV-SUD declared that the center is still ISO compliant. This means that the requirements of the standard of ISO 9001:2015 has been satisfied.

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EV Kabataang OA finalist lands 3rd Place in the Nationals

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 9:08am

LOS BAÑOS ,Laguna - “Nakakakaba kasi first time ko pong sumali sa isang quiz bee competition and I am not only representing my school but also Region 8. So nakakatakot po kasi baka hindi ko ma-meet yung expectations ng mga tao sa akon.” I was nervous since it was my first time to join a quiz bee competition representing not only my school but also Region 8.

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Mushroom Enthusiasts flock to Robinson Iligan for AgriTalk

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 9:08pm

A total of 138 Mushroom enthusiasts attended the AgriTalk on Mushroom Production held on October 29, 2019 at Robinson’s Mall in Iligan City. The said agritalk was advertised only in the Facebook Page of ATI Northern Mindanao for around two weeks.

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Challenge to Farmers on RTL: Fight or Flight

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 8:32pm

“The Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) is real. As rice farmers, we either let it defeat us or fight back. We can only fight if we change our paradigm and our usual way of farming. If we want to survive and triumph, we have to treat our farming as a business. We have to use proven technologies to decrease our cost of production and increase our income.

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5-day Basic Training Course on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers conducted in support for RCEF

ATI in the Davao Region - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 3:44pm

With the need to identify more certified seed growers to support the implementation of the seed component program of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF), the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI conducted a five-day Basic Training Course on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers last October 28, 2019, to November 1, 2019, held in ATI T

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PNU South Luzon wins 1st Kabataang OA Quiz Bee

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 1:34pm

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna - Joy Tricia Mae Corpuz of Philippine Normal University (PNU) South Luzon won the 1st Kabataang OA Quiz Bee on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

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5-day Basic Training Course on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers conducted in support for RCEF

ATI in the Davao Region - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00am

The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI conducted a five-day Basic Training Course on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers last October 28, 2019, to November 1, 2019, held in ATI Training Hall, Panabo City, Davao del Norte. There were 25 seed grower aspirants in Davao Region who successfully completed the training.

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BROWN RICE, QUALITY RICE FOR ATI-RTC X

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 5:18pm

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”.

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AKLANON FARMERS ORIENTED ON RCEF

ATI in the Western Visayas - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 2:43pm

AKLAN – Two batches of Provincial Information Caravan in the Province of Aklan were held to orient the farmers on the implementation of Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF).

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CRA project beneficiaries share stories of triumphs and challenges

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 2:07pm

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.

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SECOND REGIONAL TECHNO GABAY SUMMIT HELD

ATI in the Western Visayas - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 8:35am

ILOILO CITY – Eighty-five Farmers Information Technology System (FITS) Center staff including the FITS Manager, FITS Information Services Specialist, FITS Technology Services Specialist, and Magsasaka Siyentista from within the region attended the 2nd Regional Techno Gabay Summit held last October 16-17, 2019 at MO2 Westown Hotel, Iloilo City.

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33 graduate TOT on Modernized Production of High Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds

ATI in the Davao Region - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 12:00am

The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI conducted a twelve-day training on October 20, 2019, to November 1, 2019, entitled: Training of Trainer of Modernized Production of High-Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds (Batch 1).

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Setting the Buzz Alive

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 12:00am

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!

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RCEF in E. Visayas: Creating a pool of trainers

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 12:00am

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.

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Learning On-Air, Behind Bars

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Sat, 11/02/2019 - 3:23pm

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - Rehabilitation is the process of re-educating and retraining those who commit crime. It is important so that inmates become law abiding citizens and at the same time enhance their knowledge and skills through different activities.

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FREE SEMINAR ON CACAO REACH ANTIQUEÑOS

ATI in the Western Visayas - Thu, 10/31/2019 - 10:22am

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.

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