From the Regions
Two Irrigators Association, the Kahaponan-Valencia Irrigators Association (KVIA) Inc. of Valencia City, Bukidnon and the Delapa Mibantang Sta. Cruz Communal Irrigators Association Inc. (DMSCIA) of Quezon, Bukidnon received PhP 1 Million check each as outstanding Irrigators Association under the National Irrigation and Communal Irrigation Categories respectively.
Trece Martires City, Cavite - In line with the theme, “Nagkakaisang Pagkilos Tungo sa mas Mataas na Kalidad ng Paglilingkod sa Rehiyon CaLaBaRZon,” the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Region IV-A give recognitions to most active and excellent partners in the field of training and extension during the 2nd ATIng Parangal.
DULAG, Leyte - With excellence being ATI-RTC 8’s lifebreath, the Center continues to craft activities that help strengthen excellence and promote a positive environment in the workplace.
Baybay City, Leyte – ATI-RTC 8 aims to continuously improve its extension programs and services being an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization. That is why, to further evaluate the center’s Management System and seek areas for improvement, it conducts management reviews at the end of each semester.
More than 200 earthquake-stricken families of Barangay San Miguel, Magsaysay, Davao del Sur benefited from the relief goods distributed by the employees of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI during the held Community Outreach Program on December 6, 2019.
SAN JOSE, Antique – “Nalipay ako tungod may pag asa na ang mga mangunguma.” [I am so happy that the (we) farmers have a hope.] This is the statement of Mr.
LIPA CITY, Batangas - The 2nd National Livestock and Poultry Technology Expo alongside with Livestock Roadmaps Stakeholder Forum was held at the DA- Southern Tagalog Integrated Agricultural Research Center (STIARC) in this city.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Digital Farmers Program (DFP) 101 is an exploratory project between the Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Training Institute and SMART Communications, Inc. which aims to advance the local industry’s adoption of more innovative forms of technology in farming.
Baybay City, Leyte – The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) continues with its capability building component as ATI RTC 8 conducts the Training on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers in Region VIII.
NASIPIT, Agusan del Norte – The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 successfully conducted 2 batches of Training Course for Farmer Scientist Training Program (FSTP) in collaboration with the FSTP-UPLB held on November 2019.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City - It's never too late to learn. This is what the farmers from RTRomualdez realized after attending the 2nd batch of Knowledge Sharing and Learning on Digital Farmers Program (DFP) 101 at the ATI - Regional Training Center 13 last November 28, 2019.
CAPIZ – Two batches of Provincial Information Caravan in the Province of Capiz were held to orient the farmers on the implementation of Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) at Nesta’s Hilltop, Roxas City for the first district and Mambusao, Capiz for the second district last November 27 and 29, 2019, respectively with 400 farmers participants.
HOYOHOY, Tangub City - Under Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act (AFMA) Section 89 of 1997 implementing rules and regulations provides the composition of National Extension System for Agriculture and Fisheries (NESAF) composed of the NGA’s, SUC’s, LGU’s and private sector as the ‘’Pillars of Extension.‘’
Iguig, Cagayan. Acted as panel member during the forum for policy recommendations or resolutions, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) participated in the two-day Regional Agri-Fishery Council (RAFC) Forum.
MANOLO FORTICH, Bukidnon---Realizing the importance of treating farming as a business, the Semilya sa Kinabuhi Foundation, an Extension Service Provider (ESP) of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) recently mounted a training on the business of farming.
Samar – To mitigate the effects of climate change in agriculture, farmers must employ climate-smart technologies and strategies to sustain farm productivity. One of the highly affected production areas is on rice.
TUMAUINI, Isabela. Six batches of training course on sustainable corn production in sloping areas (SCoPSA) were conducted in different barangays of Tumauini, Isabela. The Local Government Unit of Tumauini proposed the training to address soil erosion in hilly areas of the said municipality.
CALABARZON - "We are just here. We will be participating in all ATI's programs and initiatives."
PUP Mulanay Branch Director, Dr. Adelia R. Roadilla expressed strong support to SOA program during the graduation ceremony at PUP Mulanay last November 25, 2019.
PAGADIAN CITY - Organic vegetable production has a potential role in fighting malnutrition. Studies show that vegetables are grown on low soil fertility absorb the low levels of plant nutrients due to deficiency on certain nutrients. Consumption of vegetables which are poorly grown cannot solve malnutrition, especially among children.
MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon - The Training of Trainers on Inbred Rice Seeds Production and Farm Mechanization is being continuously conducted due to the passage of the Rice Tarrification Law (RTL), which seeks to replace the Quantitative Restriction (QR) on rice imports with tariffs and lifts the quantitative exports restrictions on rice.
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.