From the Regions
ROSARIO, La Union- In partnership with the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 1 (ATI-RTC 1), the College of Agriculture of Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University-South La Union Campus (DMMMSU-SLUC) conducted the Off-Season Vegetable Production (Gulayan sa Tag-ulan) Training on April 22-26, 2019 at DMMMSU-SLUC, Rosario, La Union.
SAN MIGUEL, Iloilo - Thirty farmers graduated from the 10-day Training of Trainers on Climate Resiliency Farm Business School held at Goducate Training Center, San Miguel, Iloilo yesterday May 1, 2019.
REGION XII - Three batches of Technical Briefing on Mushroom were separately conducted to farmers in selected municipalities in Region 12 including Columbio, Sultan Kudarat and Tantangan, South Cotabato.
TANTANGAN, SOUTH COTABATO. Another concerted undertaking to boost mushroom industry in SOCCSKSARGEN was carried out by ATI-RTC XII, DA-RFO XII and LGU of Tantangan, South Cotabato.
MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE, VALENCIA CITY, BUKIDNON- The Free Seminar on Oyster Mushroom Production and Spawn Making yielded 110 participants who were very enthusiastic about the technology. The one-day seminar was conducted at Mountain View College (MVC), Mt. Nebo, Valencia City.
MALAYBALAY CITY- The signing of RA 11203 or the Rice Tarrification Law has resulted to apprehensions by the rice farmers including those in Northern Mindanao. The law which eliminates quantitative restrictions in importation is expected to reduce the cost of rice in the market since imported rice are priced low.
TABE’S PLACE, PALAO, ILIGAN CITY – “BIDA 4-H: Bringing Innovation and Development in Agriculture through the 4-H Clubs.” This is the theme for the 6th Regional 4-H Youth Camp that is happening today at Tabe’s Place, Palao, Iligan City.
MAASIM, Sarangani - Sustainability is a goal many wants to achieve in life, especially in agricultural production endeavors. Since 2018 the National Livestock Program (NLP) of the Department of Agriculture has been conducting advocacy seminars for the small scale and backyard poultry producers.
A new course on School on-the-Air on Goat Production was launched last February 27, 2019 and will end on May 30, 2019. It is aired over Radio Station RGMA’s DXGM-Super Radyo 1125 Khz, Shrine Hills, Matina, Davao City from 4:00am-4:30am, Monday to Saturday.
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.