From the Regions
MAKILALA, Cotabato - It was a grand day for the selected elderlies as they were treated with good food and gifts during the closing of the Training cum Outreach Program for the Senior Citizens on April 17, 2019 in the OND Genesis Farm in Saguing, Makilala, North Cotabato.
MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato- It was just a dream for an 80-year old farmer, Ms Socorro Garduque, for her farm to be accredited as a Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA). Now, it has come into reality.
“Matagal ko talaga itong pinangarap”, she said with teary eyes. “No one can really replace the beauty of farming”, she added.
Candahug, Palo, Leyte - The Agricultural Training Institute is part of the Philippine e-Learning Society (PeLS). PeLS is an organization founded with the objective of promoting substantive content, appropriate pedagogy, and appropriate use of technology for eLearning, guided by ongoing research activities.
BUTUAN CITY- The Training of Trainers (TOT) on Free range chicken production will be conducted this coming April 22-26, 2019 right here at the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13, Los Angeles, Butuan City. This is funded under the National Livestock Program (NLP) of the Department of Agriculture (DA).
The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) imparted the hydroponics technology through a free seminar during the 4H 5th Regional Youth Camp at San Mateo, North Central School, Salinungan West, San Mateo, Isabela last April 11, 2019.
CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur – With its aim to empower the different stakeholders in terms of increasing their income with less expenses, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 held the Skills Training on Feed Production for Livestock and Poultry on April 8-12, 2019 at Barangay Adlay.
PATIN-AY, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur – "It is the goal of the Provincial Agriculture and Veterinary Office (PAVO) to help our farmers increase their productivity and income. Let us strive to bring success to our farmers at the end of the day," says Mr. Armando Valiente, Provincial Agriculturist of Agusan del Sur.
Campers at the 5th Regional Youth Camp undergo a seminar on Values Formation towards Productivity. This seminar was participated by the 4H members from the province of Isabela, Quirino, Cagayan and Nueva Vizcaya.
The seminar aimed to enhance the attitude, knowledge and discipline of the 4H members and coordinators.
CABADBARAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – Guided by its goal to capacitate the youth with good Leadership Skills and attitude towards organizational management, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 empowered the 4-H Youth through its three-day Capability Enhancement Batch 2 Activity on April 10-12, 2019.
Koronadal City- The Agricultural Training Institute XII led by Center Director Abdul I. Daya-an conducteKoronadal City- The Agricultural Training Institute XII led by Center Director Abdul I. Daya-an conducted a module writeshop for the up-coming Trainer’s Training on Halal Goat Production on February 18-22, 2019 at Villa Amor Hotel, Koronadal City.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- Around twenty-five (25) Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) completed the Ten-day Intensive Refresher Course on Vegetable Production on April 11, 2019.
ILIGAN CITY – “I am more proud of being a farmer than a lawyer”. This is a statement from Iligan City Administrator Atty. Leo M. Zarragoza, during the 4-H Club Regional Officers’ courtesy call in his office.
PANGIL, Laguna - The annual gathering of 4Hers in the region once again showcased different talents and innovative projects of youth in agriculture.
AgriTalk 2019, a one-day Seminar to promote Urban agriculture will be conducted on May 24, 2019 at SM Downtown Premier, Cagayan de Oro City. The Seminar is FREE and is open to ALL especially urban agriculture enthusiasts in Cagayan de Oro City and the whole Northern Mindanao. It will start at 10:00 AM and end at 5:00 PM.
TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur- The Local Government Unit of Surigao del Sur through its Provincial Agriculture Office strongly supports the proposed School-on-the-Air (SOA) program on cacao production in the province.
BACOOR CITY, Cavite - "Napakarami pong kaalaman na natutunan at champion na mga facilitators, ibang klaseng mga resource speakers. Excited na po akong maibahagi ang kaalaman hindi lamang sa magsasaka, kundi sa kanilang mga tagapag-mana, para po hindi 57 years old ang age level ng farmers kundi millenial farmers na."
LEGAZPI CITY - One of the goals of food security is to provide access to safe food. It is the prime responsibility of the Food Business Operators and key government agencies which include the Department of Agriculture to ensure that the food and food products satisfy the required food law provisions.
LIPA CITY, BATANGAS – This 2019 marks another joint training as Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Region IVA partners with the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IVA – Livestock Program for the Training on Proper Laboratory Sample Collection, Disease Prevention and Detection.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Farm Family Approach on Resource Management for Sustainability (FFARMS) of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 served as a learning avenue which showcased updated agricultural technologies to the farmers, Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs), students and other stakeholders in the Region 13.
Tubod, LANAO DEL NORTE“ From Mono-cropping to Diversified farming and Traditional practices to Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)”—these systems and approaches in farming were being advocated by the Department of Agriculture over the years with high hopes that it would help in boosting productivity and improve profitability of marginalized farmers.
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.