From the Regions
CVAARRD Consortium members gathered at the Amphitheater of the Isabela State University in Echague, Isabela on December 12, 2019 to celebrate the 41st CVAARRD Anniversary with the theme, “Harnessing Local Legislative Collaborations and Best Practices towards Richer Opportunities and Harmonized R &D/E.” The event was graced by Hon. Alyssa Sheena P.
STA. BARBARA, Pangasinan - A total of 24 agricultural extension workers (AEWs) from various local government units (LGUs) in Region I participated in the Season-Long Training of Trainers (SL-TOT) Course on Corn Integrated Crop Management (ICM).
SIGMA, Capiz- Three veterinarians of Aklan State University (ASU) together with the Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) Project Team provide valuable information on pig husbandry to 20 CRA farmers at Sitio Balud, Barangay Cogon, Sigma, Capiz on December 2, 2019.
Baybay City, Leyte - Ham, center piece of almost every Filipino Noche Buena. The aromatic scent, the tender meat, and the mouth-watering sauce make us think, “How do they make it”?
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna- Based on the data of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), high-quality inbred rice seeds and proper management can increase the yield up to 10% or more. It also assures high-seedling vigor, purity, strict limit on weeds and uniformity of crop stand.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - Five batches of graduation were held separately for selected e-Learners who finished courses in ATI's e-Learning program.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. “The theories learned from school are very different in actual field”, said Mr. Lemmuel Brito, a Grade 12 student of the Rizal National High School (RNHS), Santiago City. During the culmination activity of their immersion in the Agricultural Training Institute Region 02, Brito said they learned different techniques in farming.
Orani, Bataan. Initiatives, innovations and commitment in the implementation of the information services of the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) paid off. Said ATI-RTC 02 accomplishments were recognized during the Information Services (IS) Achievers’ Awards 2019 in Orani, Bataan.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. The Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02 conducted two batches of Training of Trainers (TOT) on High Quality Inbred Rice Production. These were in support to the implementation of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) as a result of the rice tarrification law.
ORANI, Bataan- The collective efforts of the ATI-RTC XII in enhancing the access to agri-fishery knowledge products and services have produced a positive and meaningful result as manifested in the recently concluded IS Achiever’s Awards 2019 held here last December 3, 2019.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- A total of seventy (70) participants composed of Agricultural Extension Workers, Local Farmer Technicians, Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries and Farm School and Learning Site Representatives convened here last December 04, 2019 as the center officially kicked-off the last two batches of the Training of Trainers on Inbred Rice Seeds Production and Farm Mechanization.
KIDAPAWAN CITY- The ATI-RTC XII landed here in a far-flung area of Sitio Lapan, Barangay Perez last December 5 to give aid to earthquake-affected families which jolted the city last October this year.
MAMASAPANO, Maguindanao- With the theme “Quality Rice, Quality Life”, the ATI-RTC XII celebrated the annual National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM) together with the farmers from Maguindanao held on November 27 at Alrahman Learning Center, Brgy. Manongkaling, this Municipality.
DAVAO CITY- Twenty-three (23) AgriDOC Trainess from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) have successfully passed the competency assessment on Agricultural Crops Production NC III held at Wangan National Agricultural School, Calinan District, Davao City last November 30, 2019.
A total of 177 agriculture students of Compostela Valley State College (CVSC) in Compostela, Davao de Oro were formally recognized as graduates of the e-Learning Courses administered by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), during the held graduation ceremony on December 11, 2019.
LEZO, Aklan – Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center VI through the Rural-Based Organization (RBO) Program conducted a Farm Family Modelling Project from June to October 2019. The project provided a holistic support and interventions for the farm families which geared towards improved and uplift quality of life of the recipients to become model farms in the community.
BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City - Before year 2019 bade goodbye, provincial coordinators and officers of Rural Based Organizations (RBOs) in Caraga Region met last December 5-6, 2019 at ATI-RTC 13 to attend the year-end Regional RBO assessment.
STA. BARBARA, Pangasinan – The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center I’s (ATI-RTC I’s) School-on-the Air (SOA) on Free-Range Chicken Production: “Malayang Pagmamanukan, ATIng Pag-usapan”, which began its broadcast over DZRD Sonshine Radio 981 Khz Dagupan on July 23, 2019, finally came to its conclusion.
DULAG, Leyte - In the spirit of Christmas, ATI-RTC 8 staff initiated an outreach program as a way for the Center to give back to the community and provide simple assistance especially in meeting their needs.
ATI-RTC 8 staff donated used clothing for the said event. The Center also prepared extra and unused training materials such as cartolinas, chalk, pens, and other school supplies.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City - Before year 2019 bade goodbye, provincial coordinators and officers of Rural Based Organizations (RBOs) in Caraga Region met last December 5-6, 2019 at ATI-RTC 13 to attend the year-end Regional RBO assessment.
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