From the Regions
Thirteen (13) senior high school students of Jose C. Payumo Jr. Memorial High School (JCPJMHS) completed their ten-day work immersion at Agricultural Training Institute – Central Luzon (ATI-CL), Dinalupihan, Bataan.
PILI, Bicol - ATI IV-A Center Director, Ms. Marites Piamonte Cosico received the ISO 9001:2015 certification along with the other Center Directors during the ongoing ATI FY 2019 Midyear Performance Review and Planning Workshop.
The certification issued by TUV-SUD attests to the compliance of the ATI RTC IV-A to the Quality Management System according to ISO 9001:2015 standards.
Davao City- To determine the effectiveness and efficiency in the implementation of the training programs and extension activities for the 1st semester of 2019 and to strengthen the capability of the staff, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI conducted a two-day Mid-year Assessment and Staff Development on July 18-19, 2019 at The Ritz Hotel Garden Oases, Davao City.
BOHOL – Twenty-four persons with disabilities (PWD) from Tubigon, this province participated in the three-day training on Enhancing Capabilities of Persons with Disabilities through Meat Processing last June 28-30, 2019 at the Farmers Information Technology Service (FITS) Center.
Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL) staff bagged the second best paper award in the recently concluded Tales from the Field: A Conference on Indigenous Knowledge (IK) held in Central Luzon State University (CLSU), Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija on July 11-12, 2019.
BUTUAN CITY – In support to the Nutrition Month celebration of Agusan National High School (ANHS), the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 and Celebes Agricultural Corporation jointly sponsored the Mass Feeding Program last July 18, 2019.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – To assess the implementation of the School-on-the-Air (SOA) program on Swine Production, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13 conducted a Mid-Assessment last July 17, 2019.
CARMEN, Surigao del Sur- With an aim of enhancing the knowledge and skills of women on accessory and other handicraft-making, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 recently conducts the Skills Training on Handicraft Making which will run from July 22-24, 2019.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – Decorated with hearts full of gratitude and smiles that seem to never get old, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 celebrated the inauguration of its three newly constructed buildings (staff house, dormitory and training hall) and renovated the main building on July 19, 2019.
Aklan - High school students taking up agriculture subjects have been oriented on the ATI’s e-extension services. The e-learning briefing was held at Malinao School for Philippine Craftsmen in Malinao, Aklan and Numancia Integrated School in Numancia, Aklan on July 17 and 18, 2019 respectively.
Tangub City, Misamis Occidental---The recently concluded 2019 Mid-Year Management Review is part of the measures undertaken to maintain the center’s ISO Certification. The assessment is based on how far the management have gone, how far certain programs, projects and targets were implemented and how far the center have complied with the quality systems that were set.
Iloilo Provincial Capitol, Iloilo City – the 5th leg of Free Seminar was conducted last July 19, 2019 at Iloilo Provincial Capitol lobby, Iloilo City with the topic on Cacao Production. Overwhelming crowd of farmers, cacao growers, agriculture enthusiasts and walk in clients were registered with a total of 119 participants.
Burauen, Leyte - Quails may be known as “game” or “hunting” birds but they too can be raised in a way that would enhance farm productivity or even add employment to people venturing in its production. With the increase in demand for quail eggs, quail production might be a lucrative business opportunity for farm families.
BUTUAN CITY - To help farmers in making their crops resilient from the adverse climate, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI)-RTC 13 in collaboration with the Local Government Units (LGUs) spearheaded the launching of Climate Resiliency Farm Business School (CRFBS) in 5 different municipalities of Caraga Region, namely: RTRomualdez, Agusan del Norte; Mainit, Surigao del Norte; Lapaz, Agusan
ALFONSO, Cavite – With the goal of advancing technology in farming, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon and SMART Communications, Inc. partner in implementing the Digital Farmers Program (DFP). The program is an exploratory project between ATI and SMART with the aim of teaching small-scale farmers with basic digital tools and technologies, particularly social media.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- With an aim of harmonizing programs among extension service providers of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and determining the needed trainings among stakeholders, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 conducted the provincial consultations and planning workshops on July 9-17, 2019.
SAN JOSE, Province of Dinagat Islands- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 successfully conducted the one-day Provincial Consultation for FY 2020 Program Implementation and FY 2021 Agri-Fishery Needs Planning Workshop in the Province of Dinagat Islands on July 16, 2019.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – To assess the first eight (8) weeks implementation of the School on-the-air (SOA) on Cassava Production in Agusan del Sur, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 will meet with the SOA provincial and municipal coordinators on July 25, 2019 at Patin-ay, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur.
TAGBILARAN CITY – A three-day Training on Resource Person Development Course on Mechanization of Rice Crop Establishment was held at the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 7 (ATI-RTC 7) Training Complex, Cabawan District, this city last June 24-28, 2019 with 17 Agricultural Extension Workers mostly Rice Focal Person from the provinces of Bohol and Cebu respectively.
Panabo City- Recognizing the need of strengthening the capacities of our agri-extension workers (AEWs), the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI conducted a 10-day Refresher Course on Integrated Crop Management on Vegetable Production. This will also ensure the continuous development of the vegetable industry.
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.