From the Regions

JADAM TECHNOLOGY: a new all-Natural Method of Organic Farming

ATI in Caraga - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 5:54am

SUKAILANG, Surigao City – There were 31 participants comprise of Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) and farmers from the Province of Dinagat Islands and Surigao del Norte who joined the Training on Organic Agriculture (OA) Production Technologies Batch 3 where JADAM, a low cost and environment-friendly Korean technology was introduced.

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ATI RTC IV-A ensures conformance to standards, ISO certification

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 1:04pm

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - In its effort to maintain quality governance as the primary training and extension arm of the Department of Agriculture, the Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A initiated the “Readiness and Capability Enhancement of ATI Region IV-A Staff on ISO 9001:2015” held on June 10-11 and 13-14, 2019.

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Banana Peels, Waste No More!

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 10:23am

Merida, Leyte - Who would ever think that ‘banana peel’ is fit for human consumption? What’s more, it can be made into a burger patty! This was one of the products processed during the ATI RTC 8- conducted Zero Waste Banana Processing.

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ATI XI Inaugurates New Mess Hall/Information Services Office Building, Meat Processing Hub

ATI in the Davao Region - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 9:13am

Working together is a success. Finally, after a long wait, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI just completed its two-storey, multifunctional building intended for Mess Hall and Knowledge Products Resource Center/Information Services Section Office. The official blessing and inauguration of this building along with the Meat Processing Hub was held on June 10, 2019.

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Fueling OA Productivity thru the Soil

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 9:12am

Baybay City, Leyte – Feed the soil all the organic nutrients it needs. In return, it will feed your crops to become the healthiest produce we can feed our families. The organic agriculture concept of nourishing the soil is something most people should realize. Oftentimes, the belief is that the nutrients should be feed directly to the plants. However, this is not so.

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ATI-CL gears up farmers to become financial literate

ATI in Central Luzon - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 12:00am

The Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL) geared up the farmers in Central Luzon to become financial literate through a training held in ATI-RTC III, San Ramon, Dinalupihan, Bataan on May 25-27, 2019.

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4-Hers and VLAP Members Enhance Agri-Skills in Local Farm Exchange

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 1:54pm

Although it is the norm for millennials to center their attention on growing their online reputation in the vast platforms of social media, traveling for adventure, and living the life they want, there are still those who are willing to delve into agriculture and get their hands dirty for the greater purpose of providing food to the table through their farm produce.

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ATI XII Promotes Rice Crop Manager Application to Farmers in Norala

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:43pm

NORALA, South Cotabato - The last batch of RCM Briefing for the current year was realized last June 11, 2019 at the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist (OMA), Norala, South Cotabato. It was participated by 75 individuals, all rice farmers coming from various Barangays of the said municipality.

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AI sa Barangay: making quality semen available for swine backyard farmers

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 3:46pm

CALATAGAN, Batangas- In support to the continuous effort of the Department of Agriculture to provide farmers with quality inputs to help augment their livelihood in the backyard setting, the Agricultural Training Institute IV-A under the National Livestock Program launched its first “Artificial Insemination (AI) sa Barangay” at Barangay Biga in this municipality.

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More Productivity thru GAP Corn-based Farming in Malaybalay City

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 2:28pm

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon--- The corn industry continuously strive for greater quality and productivity in Bukidnon. Thus, the urge to shift from mono-cropping to farm diversification has been a long netted advocacy in areas where low productivity are commonly felt in the province.

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RCM comes with an Upgrade

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 1:19pm

Baybay City, Leyte - Agriculture has benefited a lot from the advancement of technology. Through research and other technological innovations, yields have improved and farming experience and practices have become easier. One innovation is the Rice Crop Manager (RCM).

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ATI-Caraga holds training on SCoPSA in Surigao City

ATI in Caraga - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:07am

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte – A total of twenty-five (25) individuals comprising farmers and Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) attended in the Training on Sustainable Corn Production in Sloping Areas (SCoPSA) on June 3 – 5, 2019 at Parkway Hotel, Surigao City.

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Stakeholders learn new techniques in Duck Raising

ATI in Caraga - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:39am

POBLACION, Trento, Agusan del Sur – Thirty individuals composed of Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs), Barangay Agricultural Workers (BAWs), farmers, and other Agri-enthusiasts from the different parts of the region were updated on new techniques in duck raising through the Training on Sustainable Duck Production on June 5-7, 2019 at Jinayon Duck Farm.

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Thirty AEWs qualify for the Agri-Crops NC III

ATI in Caraga - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 9:42am

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- A total of thirty (30) Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) passed the national qualification for Agricultural Crops Production NC III on June 3-7, 2019.

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PWDs of Reg. XII and BARMM Ready to Start Raising Chickens After Completing Training

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 4:00pm

KIAMBA, Sarangani - "Sa una, nag-alaga pud ko ug manok, pero mali diay ang akong mga pamaagi. So, mao na mubo ang akong pre-test exam. Sa sulod sa tulo ka adlaw na pagpaminaw sa lecture, nadugangan ang akong kahibalo, mao na mitaas ang akong posttest score. Sa ato pa, makita nato nga nagprosper diay. So salamat kaayo nga giadtuan ninyo gyud kami diri.

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ATI-Caraga to launch FITS Center in Madrid, Surigao del Sur

ATI in Caraga - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 3:59pm

MADRID, Surigao del Sur- The members of Regional Technical Working Committee (RTWC) of the Techno Gabay Program (TGP) conducted an evaluation of the proposed Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center in Madrid, Surigao del Sur on June 6, 2019.

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LFT Siquijor undergo TOT on CRFBS

ATI in Central Visayas - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 3:54pm

SIQUIJOR – The Refresher Course Batch 3 for the Training of Trainers for Local Farmer Technicians (LFTs) was held last June 3-7, 2019 at Ocean View Farm and Cottages in Olang, Maria, this province.

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Native Animals Introduced to Wounded Soldiers as Additional Source of Livelihood

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 2:31pm

NASUGBU, Batangas- With an aim to capacitate the skills and knowledge of Wounded-in-Action soldiers and their dependents on the potential viability of native pig and ItikPinas as an enterprise, a four-day capability on training entitled “Training Course on ItikPinas (IP) and Native Pig Production” was conducted by Agricultural Training institute Region IV-A together with the Department of Natio

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Central Luzon FITS staff undergo RAS training

ATI in Central Luzon - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 2:07pm

The Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) staff of selected enhanced FITS in the region has undergone training on Rice Crop Manager (RCM) Advisory Service [RAS] on May 20-24, 2019 in Philippine-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija.

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RIC, 4H Club members learn to process fruit candies and juices through training

ATI in Caraga - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 11:35am

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- More than thirty (30) participants comprising members of the Rural Improvement Club (RIC), 4H Club, teachers and farmers from Buenavista, Agusan del Norte joined in Skills Training on Fruit Processing and Food Safety Awareness on June 3-5, 2019.

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