From the Regions

ATI-RTC 13 kicks off Women’s Month Celebration

ATI in Caraga - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 4:39pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – With the theme “We make change work for women,” the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) XIII joins the nation as it celebrates Women’s Month through a Zumba Exercise activity on March 4, 2019.

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OA Focal Persons underscore healthy farming in Central Luzon

ATI in Central Luzon - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:59pm

The Organic Agriculture (OA) Focal Persons of Central Luzon underscore healthy farming in the region through taking part in the Enhancement Course on Organic Technologies in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on February 27 to March 1, 2019.

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FSTP celebrates its 25th year anniversary, recognizing Caraga

ATI in Caraga - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:11am

LAGUNA, Philippines – The Agricultural Training Institute-RTC 13 was recognized during the 25th year anniversary of the Farmer Scientists Training Program (FSTP) on February 27, 2019 at the Agricultural Systems Institute, CAFS, UPLB, Laguna.

With its Theme, “Using Science & Technology to Empower Farmers as Heroes of the Land”.

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Farm Record Keeping a must for Enterprise Development

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:00am

STA. RITA, Samar - Most Filipino small hold farmers face various challenges in running their enterprise. This is due to the failure of practicing key activities especially in a business such as keeping farm records, monitoring their personal and business finances, and keeping track of their production cost.

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ATI-RTC 13 conducts consultative meeting for corn program implementers

ATI in Caraga - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 5:48pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 conducted a one-day stakeholders’ consultation on February 26, 2018.

This was participated by 60 participants comprising Provincial and Municipal Corn and Cassava Focal persons, farmers and personnel from the Department of Agriculture (DA) - Caraga.

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ATI-CL, Villar Sipag Foundation intensify campaign on the use of climate smart technologies through CSFBS

ATI in Central Luzon - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 11:00am

The Agricultural Training Institute in Central Luzon (ATI-CL), in partnership with the Villar Sipag Foundation, intensified the campaign on the use of climate smart technologies through the conduct of Climate Smart Farm Business School (CSFBS) on February 11-22, 2019 in Otel Pampanga, City of San Fernando, Pampanga with 31 farm owners from regions 1, 2, 3, and CAR as participants.

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ATI RTC IV-A shares farm tourism intitatives to farm owners

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 10:47am

SILANG, Cavite - Chief of the Partnerships and Accreditation Services Section (PASS), Ms. Sherylou Alfaro shared the Center's efforts in accrediting farms geared towards farm tourism.

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ATI Region 02 Trains Local Farmer Technicians on Rice

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 10:19pm

SAN MATEO, Isabela. The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) conducted two batches of Capability Enhancement Training for Local Farmer Technicians (LFTs) from different municipalities of region 02.

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DA-Caraga Info Network convene to harmonize communication-related activities

ATI in Caraga - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 6:46pm

BUTUAN CITY- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 participated in the 1st Semester meeting that was conducted by the Department of Agriculture- Regional Field Office (DA-RFO) 13.

This was represented by Ms. Ginalyn Arbutante, Information Officer II of ATI-Caraga.

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Free Seminar on OA for Mushroom Production and Edible Gardening Conducted

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 3:47pm

SANTIAGO CITY. In line with Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol’s directive to make agriculture more accessible to people, the ATI-RTC 02 conducted a Free Seminar on Mushroom Production and Edible Gardening. This was conducted at Villa Gonzaga Center for Agronomy at Brgy. Villa Gonzaga, Santiago City, Isabela last February 28, 2019.

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ATI-RTC 13 holds regional consultation on OA program

ATI in Caraga - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 3:08pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – To synchronize the programs to be conducted for this year 2019 and to assess the accomplishments for year 2018, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 held the Regional Consultation on Organic Agriculture program on February 26, 2019.

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Enhanced FITS Centers to deliver RCM and CIS services

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:43pm

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna- A total of 50 participants gathered for a two-day "Assessment and Operational Planning Workshop for Enhanced Farmers’ Information and Technology Service (FITS) Centers" held at the City of Springs Resort and Hotel, Los Baños, Laguna.

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Commonality of A&F Activities Pitched via RAFEN Meeting and MOA Signing

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 11:23am

Gusa, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY---To harmonize the extension and training activities of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the DA family through the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) including that of the SUCs, the private sector and the LGUs, a RAFEN Meeting and Updates was held recently as presided by PAS Chief Anita L. Molijon.

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Regional Validation sees Opportunity to Harmonize Extension Activities, Training Needs Survey Conducted

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 11:21am

Gusa, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY---Gathering 113 participants from around the region consisting of Provincial Agriculturists and Municipal Agriculturists, members of the academe, LGUs, and other stakeholders, a Regionwide Validation for 2019 and a Training Needs Survey for 2020 was mounted by the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) through the Planning, Monitoring an

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ATI in Northern Mindanao - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 10:18am

EL SALVADOR CITY – “We will continue what we have started. From the training, we already started building a goat house. And from this goat house, we will build a vibrant cooperative that will heed to the needs of the members and the community.” This was the pronouncement of Mr. Napoleon M.

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Info Officers produce more Agri radio plugs

ATI in Caraga - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 5:22am

BUTUAN CITY- More than twenty (20) radio plugs were produced by the Information Officers from Line Agencies of the Department of Agriculture during the Radio Broadcast Messaging Harmonization Workshop held at Hotel Luciana, San Jose St., Butuan City on February 26- 28, 2019.

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ATI-RTC 02, BPI-NSQCS, PhilRice, converge for Hybrid Rice Training

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 3:36pm

SAN MATEO, Isabela. As hybrid rice trainers and technology promoters, staff of the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02), Bureau of Plant Industry – National Seed Quality Control Services (BPI-NSQCS) and PhilRice came together for a training on hybrid rice. It was conducted on February 26-28, 2019 at ATI-RTC 02, Malasin, San Mateo, Isabela.

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ATI 02 Promotes Hybrid Rice towards Increasing Yield

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 3:21pm

SOLANO, Nueva Vizcaya. With the aim of increasing productivity and promoting hybrid rice, series of technical briefing were conducted at Quezon and Osmena, Solano, Bagabag and Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya. It was held on February 7, 8, 21 and 27, 2019 respectively.

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ATI-7 orchestrate free seminar on Beekeeping

ATI in Central Visayas - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 2:54pm

Tagbilaran City – Fifty-Five (55) Farmers, Agriculture Extension Workers, and Agri enthusiasts attended the free seminar on Beekeeping held at the Island City Mall (ICM) Activity Center, Tagbilaran City on February 27, 2019.

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R-10 LGU Livestock Front liners learn Food Safety

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 12:34pm

To realize responsible, safe and efficient healthy food supply chain in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 10 ( ATI-RTC 10) conducted a Training on Food Safety: Food Quality and Safety System.

The training was joined and participated by 38 Meat inspectors and Livestock Technicians from the different municipalities in region 10.

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ATI Today

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.

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