From the Regions

Regional Halal Focals get training on Halal Abattoir Slaughtering Practices

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 11:22am

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- Mindanao, being home to majority of Muslims in the Philippines, has the potential to become the halal production hub of the country due to its huge potential markets here and abroad.

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SMART Communications, ATI partner for Digital Farmers Program

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 8:55pm

The Digital Farmers Program marks a new partnership between the Agricultural Training institute and Smart Communications Inc. was inked during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the two. Smart Communications was represented by Mr. Ramon Isberto, head of Public Affairs and Corporate Communications and Director Alfredo S. Aton of ATI.

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ATI Launches 2 Books

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 8:21pm

Two books featuring selected farmers and farm products in Region 10 were launched on June 25, 2019 at Macapagal Hall, City Tourism Office, Sitio Timoga, Buru-un, Iligan City. This endeavor was made to encourage more people to go into farming and for consumers to patronize products from farms.

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AEWs Undergo TOT on RCM Advisory Service

ATI in the Davao Region - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 1:21pm

The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI conducted the first batch of regional rollout Training of Trainers (TOT) for Rice Crop Manager (RCM) Advisory Service on June 18-21, 2019 at ATI XI Training Complex.

The ultimate objective of this training is to capacitate regional RCM trainers to operate, use and train others on the upgraded RCM Advisory Service (RAS).

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1st Meet and Greet of "Ala Eh! Maiskwelahan" goes to Calaca

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 9:29am

CALACA, Batangas- Some sixty-one (61) enrolled participants of Ala Eh! Maiskwelahan: Isang Radyo Eskwela sa Batangas joined the first batch of Meet and Greet.

“Meet and Greet” is one of the School-on-the-Air (SOA) innovations wherein the live broadcast is held in selected municipality. During the activity, the enrollees participated in a quiz bee dubbed as “Maistanong.”

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CRA beneficiaries trained to develop market-oriented agri enterprises

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 8:50am

CALATAGAN, Batangas - Markets are the gates for farmers in improving their standards of living through the income obtained from selling their produce. In building resilience of communities, a major concern is to ensure that they produce what they can sell. Far too often, interventions focus on increasing crop and animal production without complementary marketing support.

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DA-ATI's banner programs joint for FY 2019 Semestral Assessment

ATI in Caraga - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 5:58pm

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental – The Agricultural Training Institute as the focal agency in extension service delivery is obliged to make sure that the delivery of quality extension services has been strategically carried out in the field.

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RCM briefing in Sibulan

ATI in Central Visayas - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 2:19pm

NEGROS ORIENTAL – Forty-one farmers from the municipality of Sibulan, this province was briefed on the importance and functionality of the Rice Crop Manager (RCM) last June 21, 2019 at the Multi-Purpose Hall in Sibulan spearheaded by Ma. Gracia Soliva-Pungay, Media Production Specialist II of ATI-7 as the Project Officer.

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Mangrove Planting caps 3-day training on Climate Change

ATI in Central Visayas - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 2:07pm

BOHOL – The Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) of the Agricultural Training Institute is now on its phase 2 with the municipality of Tubigon this province as the next site with Tultogan, Calape as CRA-1.

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ATI7 conducts Hybrid Rice Production Technical Briefing

ATI in Central Visayas - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 1:25pm

BOHOL – On its third batch on the conduct of Technical Briefing on Hybrid Rice Production, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 7 (ATI-RTC 7) briefs 53 farmers from Barangay Santa Fe, municipality of Danao, this province last June 14, 2019.

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Manila-Based OA Bloggers Tour Farms in SOX

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 12:40pm

There is more to SOX than meets the eye. More than the tourist spots, the region is home to the freshest harvests because of its vast and rich agricultural lands.

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IP Community trained on Organic Agriculture Production

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 4:08pm

NAGTIPUNAN, Quirino. The Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center 02 reached out the Indigenous People in Disimungal, Nagtipunan, Quirino. This is through the training on on Organic Agriculture Production conducted on June 12-14, 2019.

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Farmers affected by Sketchy Investment Find New Beginning in Farm Business School

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 3:56pm

ALABEL, Sarangani - When one door closed, another window still opens. This is how the farmers and fisherfolks of Brgy. Ladol, Alabel, Sarangani describe the opening of the Farmer-level Training on Farm Business School (FBS) on June 18, 2019. This is just after the residents grieved on their loss from the latest investment scam that spread in the area.

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ATI-CL to launch Banyuhay: Book of MS Success Stories

ATI in Central Luzon - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 1:18pm

Featuring selected Magsasaka Siyentistas (MS) in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL) will be launching a book entitled “Banyuhay” in November 2019.

The book aims to document the existing interventions given by the center to the MS and the agricultural technologies developed by the farmer-scientist.

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A Family that Farms Together, Grows Together

ATI in the Zamboanga Peninsula - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:38pm

A family is considered as the basic unit of the society and is the most important social institution that serves as the means of transferring culture from one generation to another.

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Twenty-three Agri Students to undergo On-the-Job Training

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 11:28am

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- To enlighten and provide a clear picture of the OJT Program and discuss some important guidelines for the training, ATI-RTC XII conducted an orientation for the OJTs coming from Mindanao State University (MSU) - General Santos and Maguindanao campus.

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Basey farmers learn financial literacy

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 11:00am

Basey, Samar – Busy as they are with farm work, Basey farmers took time to learn about financial literacy.
ATI RTC 8 conducted 2 batches of the Training on Financial Literacy to enhance participants knowledge and skills in financial literacy particularly on its importance in achieving a successful agri-enterprise. The training also emphasized the importance of certain Filipino values.

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FORUM Has Completed the Four Phases of ICS

ATI in MiMaRoPa - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 9:29am

Finally! Farmers Organization for Rural Upliftment of Mindoro (FORUM) has finally completed the four (4) Phases of Internal Control System (ICS).

ICS is the part of a documented quality assurance system that allows an external certification body to inspect such individual or group whether they have a well-functioning system and followed the standard set by the certifying body.

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2019 FITS Center enhancement for RCM

ATI in the Zamboanga Peninsula - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 8:44am

ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA - To increase the number of farmers who are using Rice Crop Manager (RCM), the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center IX (ATI-RTC IX), as the lead agency in implementing extension services of the Department of Agriculture, provide access through enhancing FITS Center for RCM.

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SOA on Livestock Culminates

ATI in MiMaRoPa - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 8:34am

At last! After its 16 airings, School-on-Air (SOA) under Livestock Program themed “OinK na OinK sa Pagbababuyan” was culminated on June 20, 2019 at Manna Training Center, Tabon, Quezon, Palawan.

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