From the Regions

LSA farms recognized during the “Araw ng Pamilyang Magsasaka”

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Sun, 08/25/2019 - 11:07am

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.”

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AEWs, Farmers Learn Adaptations and Mitigations to Climate Change

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Sat, 08/24/2019 - 4:37pm

CABAGAN, Isabela. The agricultural extension workers have a critical role in creating awareness on climate change to the farmers as the most vulnerable sector. A three-day training on climate change advocacy was held for the agricultural extension workers of region 02.

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COMMUNITY ORGANIZING ENHANCED

ATI in the Western Visayas - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 3:18am

"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.

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ATI – Caraga strengthens Livestock Sectors in Surigao del Norte

ATI in Caraga - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 11:18am

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.

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Launching of 4-H Garden in the School Brings Hope to Children of Sulu

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 9:50am

PANGUTARAN, Sulu – Sulu in mainstream media has always been depicted as war torn place in the southern part of the country.

Though it is a reality in some of its places, it does not dampen the dreams and hope of people living there. A dream of a better and peaceful life.

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ATI-CL gets ready for ISO Surveillance Audit

ATI in Central Luzon - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 5:20pm

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.

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Experts challenge farmers to innovate during Back to Basic Seminar

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 8:44am

San Mateo, Isabela. Back to Basic Seminar featured scientific and sustainable livestock and poultry production. The one-day seminar was held to create awareness and interest of small livestock and poultry growers on sustainable production of livestock and poultry. It was held on August 14, 2019 at the Livelihood Training Center, San Mateo, Isabela.

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“I am ready” – Training on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management for ATI-RTC 1 Staff

ATI in Ilocandia - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 2:54pm

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.

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ATI-RTC I administers Training on Developing Winning Proposals for Project Support

ATI in Ilocandia - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 2:49pm

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.

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Garden-in-School Project Launched, students trained in farming for Food Security

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 2:14pm

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.

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Adopt a 4-H’ers Program ushers Learning by Doing

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 1:22pm

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.

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Root Crops for Feeds

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 10:00am

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.

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ATI participates CVSC Techno Exhibit

ATI in the Davao Region - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:00am

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.

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ATI-7 acquires 2-story Building

ATI in Central Visayas - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 2:39pm

Tagbilaran City – The Agricultural Training Institute – VII (ATI-7) being the training arm of the Department of Agriculture is happy to announce the recent blessing and turn-over of two-story institutional building on August 15, 2019. With this, ATI-7 can accommodate more training and participants inside the regional training center, Cabawan District, this city.

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ATI 10 to strengthen Info dissemination thru Local Media

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 1:53pm

“Media plays an important role in information dissemination. We need your help in promoting our farms, so other will know about us, and what we do as farmers,” shared Mr. Junah Bayag, owner of Jaya Secret Garden.

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Going back to the Basics in Southern Leyte

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 4:28pm

Maasin City, S. Leyte - With the rising commercialization of conventional practices in poultry and livestock management, “Go back to the basics” is the government’s battle cry in promoting the production of safer and healthier meat, eggs, and milk and the preservation and promotion of native breeds of poultry and livestock.

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SOA farmers finish hybrid rice production course

ATI in the Davao Region - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 4:04pm

A total of 520 farmers and other stakeholders from various municipalities and cities of Region XI graduated from the School On-the-Air (SOA) on Hybrid Rice Production. The mass graduation ceremony was held on August 9, 2019 at Felis Resort Complex, Davao City.

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Siquijor Farmers visit Learning Sites in Bukidnon

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 1:04pm

Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon---Showcasing knowledge sharing and benchmarking which intended to expose and immerse participants to the different Learning Sites (LS) of Northern Mindanao, a group of farmers from Siquijor recently did their expository tour on organic farms in the region.

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Series of Financial Literacy Trainings continue in Region X

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 8:18am

Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental---As the training and extension arm of the Department of Agriculture (DA), the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) through its centers is currently conducting series of financial literacy training to the identified provinces in the country where farmers are the top most priority.

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RAFEN member agencies convene for the 1st semester meeting

ATI in Caraga - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 8:10am

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – True to its mandate of harmonizing the agriculture and fishery extension system in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13 conducted the first semester meeting of the Regional Agriculture and Fishery Extension Network (RAFEN) yesterday.

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