From the Regions

Wao Farmers Aim to be Agri-preneurs, Practice Financial Management

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 9:10am

WAO, Lanao del Sur - To maximize the income from the farm’s produce, farmers must be financially literate, incumbent DA Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol addresses.

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PRODUCTION LOAN EASY ACCESS (PLEA) BORROWERS OF THE REGION AVAIL FINANCIAL LITERACY TRAININGS

ATI in the Western Visayas - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 8:47am

BANGA, Aklan. In support to the implementation of DA’s PLEA Program, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center VI (ATI-RTC 6) has implemented a total of 7 batches of Training on Financial Literacy in the region. Specifically, two batches in Aklan, Antique, and Iloilo, and one batch in Capiz. In addition, a total of 230 PLEA borrowers had undergone the training program.

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ATI-Caraga conducts two batches of training on cassava processing in Surigao del Norte

ATI in Caraga - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 1:56pm

SURIGAO DEL NORTE- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 successfully conducted the two batches of Skills Training on Cassava Processing and Food Safety Awareness in Surigao del Norte in the month of May.

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AgNor cassava growers learn new skills on cassava processing and utilization

ATI in Caraga - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 1:10pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City - Looking for possible alternative livelihood and provide home-based business that will augment additional income for the farmers, ATI-Caraga spearheaded the two (2) batches of Skills Training on Cassava Processing and Utilization for cassava growers from the Province of Agusan del Norte.

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ATI IV-A and partners to document farmers’ climate smart practices and success stories

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 9:49am

GENERAL NAKAR, Quezon - This year, the ATI Region IV-A, through the Information Services Section (ISS), will be tapped to produce a compilation of success stories featuring documentations of Climate Resilient Agriculture Project’s (CRA) beneficiaries practices and experiences.

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A New Taste of Cassava

ATI in MiMaRoPa - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 9:43am

A total of 61 participants composed of Agricultural Extension Workers and Farmers attended the two batches of Skills Training on Cassava Processing in Buenavista, Marinduque and Ferrol, Romblon on May 7 – 9, 2019 and May 27 – 29, 2019, respectively.

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Davao Region bagged 3rd place award in the 67th 4H National Convention

ATI in the Davao Region - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 12:00am

It’s still a win for the ATI-4H Davao Region representatives after they rank third place during the recently concluded 67th Farm Youth (4-H) National Convention on May 28-31, 2019 in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.

The much anticipated yearly event was participated by 15 regional ATI-4H Club Organizations throughout the country.

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SOA on Cassava Production starts now for Agusan del Sur

ATI in Caraga - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 12:24pm

Baan, Butuan City – To step up farmers’ knowledge and the promotion of planting cassava in Caraga Region, the School on-the-Air (SOA) on Cassava Production for Agusan del Sur started airing last May 28, 2019 and will be heard every Tuesday at 5-6 am at Hope Radio Philippines Butuan (DXIM 93.5 FM and DXHR 1323 AM).

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Caraga TWG convene for Livestock Achiever’s Award

ATI in Caraga - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 4:21am

AMPAYON, Butuan City – To create accord among the animal sector which includes the livestock and poultry industry, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 led the Technical Working Group (TWG) for Livestock coordination meeting on May 28, 2019 at San Lorenzo Pastoral Center.

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Women find business opportunities in processing cassava products

ATI in Caraga - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 11:20am

MALIMONO, Surigao del Norte- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 is currently holding a Skills Training on Cassava Processing and Food Safety Awareness in Malimono, Surigao del Norte. This runs for three days starting May 28, 2019 and will culminate on the 30th.

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ATI-RTC XII to help improve the lives of Drug Surrenders

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 10:03am

Malungon, Sarangani Province- To help improve the lives of drug surrenders, ATI-RTC XII Center Director Abdul I. Daya-an visited the Balay Silangan Reformation Center on Wednesday at Sitio Rancho, Barangay Nagpan, Malungon, Sarangani Province.

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ATI REGION 6 LAUNCHED SOA ON SUSTAINABLE PIG FARMING: BABOY NA WALANG AMOY

ATI in the Western Visayas - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 8:21am

KALIBO, Aklan – Aiming to improve the productivity and profitability of smallhold pig raisers specifically in the Province of Aklan, ATI Region 6 launched School-On-the-Air (SOA) on Sustainable Pig Farming: Baboy na Walang Amoy. This is the second SOA implemented by ATI Information Services Section for the year 2019.

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Incoming Mayor of Calayan Island Graces the Technical Briefing

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 9:56pm

CALAYAN, Cagayan. Hon. Joseph Llopis, the incoming Mayor elect of Calayan, Cagayan graced the opening program of the technical briefing conducted for the farmers.

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Calayan Island FITS holds Technical Briefing for Farmers

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 9:51pm

CALAYAN, Cagayan. To maximize the utilization of the FITS Center in Calayan, Cagayan, the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist conducted a capability enhancement for 170 farmer-participants. It was conducted on May 24, 2019 through a technical briefing on Model Farm Cluster and Package of Technology in Hybrid Rice Production.

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CVAARRDEC to launch FIESTA

ATI in Central Visayas - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 3:54pm

Tagbilaran City - The Central Visayas Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development Consortium (CVAARRDEC) through Technology Transfer and Knowledge Management Clusters will hold its first Farms and Industry Encounters through Science and Technology Agenda (FIESTA) with a theme: “CVAARRDEC: Moving towards Seaweeds Industry Transformation in Region 7”.

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Mango Experts share on Insecticide Resistance Management for Cecid Fly

ATI in Caraga - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 3:32pm

MAA, Davao City – With the alarming infestation of Cecid Fly in mango orchards of Luzon and continuous spreading throughout the country, a 5-day Training of Trainers on Insecticide Resistance Management for Cecid Fly in Mango was conducted last May 20-24, 2019.

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Clamor for OA continues

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 2:29am

Mondragon, E. Samar - More and more farmers and interested individuals are expressing interest in learning about organic agriculture (OA). Hence, ATI RTC 8 continues to capacitate Samareños, in particular, on organic agriculture (OA).

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Cultivating plant propagation and landscaping among 4-H youth

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 12:00am

PALO, Leyte - Plant propagation is the process of creating new plants from existing ones. Plant propagation, as well as landscaping, have become important areas in modern agriculture. Having skills in these areas can be a lucrative business specially for those who are involved in farming.

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Farmers, AEWs train on Beekeeping

ATI in Caraga - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 4:35pm

ESPERANZA, Agusan del Sur – Emphasizing the value of bees in agriculture especially in producing honey as an additional income, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Institute (ATI-RTC) 13 conducted a Training on Beekeeping on May 20-24, 2019.

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Farmers, AEWs train on Beekeeping

ATI in Caraga - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 4:35pm

ESPERANZA, Agusan del Sur – Emphasizing the value of bees in agriculture especially in producing honey as an additional income, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Institute (ATI-RTC) 13 conducted a Training on Beekeeping on May 20-24, 2019.

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