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Sweet Escape in Koronadal

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 5:20pm

Another School for Practical Agriculture in Region 12 is GerNil’s Farm owned by the Gawad Saka Awardee, Mr. Gerardo “Boy” Cordero in Brgy. Topland, Koronadal City. This farm specializes in processed coco products such as coco sugar and coco syrup distributed to major companies in Davao City.

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4 things you need to do in Lake Sebu

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 5:16pm

Known as the home of T’boli and Ubo Tribes, Lake Sebu in South Cotabato is booming to become one of SOCCKSARGEN’s eco-tourism destinations. Not only that, this majestic place has a hidden agricultural industry gem. If you plan to spend a vacation trip in this region, here are some things you need to include in your itinerary:

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From Flying to Farming

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 5:05pm

He used to drive an airplane and brought people to their dream destinations, today he opt to drive source of people’s lives to their stomach. He is Capt. James “Bong” Reamon.

Hails as the first Farm Tourism Site accredited by the Department of Tourism in Region 12 is Felicidad Orchard and Garden Organics Farm. It is located at Conel-Olympog Road, Purok 9B, Brgy. Katangawan, General Santos City, South Cotabato and identified as a School for Practical Agriculture of ATI in the said region.

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SOA ON ONION PRODUCTION LISTED 517 GRADUATES

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 11:06am

“Naga pasalamat gid ako sa ATI dahil abu gid akon natun-an sa anda nga mga gina conduct nga training. Pang tatlo ko pa lang nga intra ra sa SOA it ATI ag sa mkara nga SOA on Onion hay kaabu gid akon natun-an.

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ANNUAL REPORT 2018

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 3:58pm

Sustainability in Agriculture and Fisheries can be achieved by empowering the marginalized sectors. With perseverance and dedication, rise a vibrant and progressive community that can cope with the challenges of time. The triangular shapes can be likened to the mountains where all the goodness of nature is found that bestows us the energy to live.

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FREE SEMINAR ON EDIBLE URBAN GARDENING HELD FOR CAPIZNON

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 3:18pm

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – During the fourth leg of Free Seminar that was held on June 27, 2019 at Robinson’s Place, Roxas City, Capiz with the topic on Edible Urban Gardening, 70 Capiznons were listed as participants.

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ToT on CRFBS: BATTLING CLIMATE CHANGE IN FARMING BUSINESS

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 9:58am

BANGA, Aklan. Climate change is the new normal. Impacts are inevitable and have affected several sectors in the country, including the agriculture sector. Farmers are experiencing drastic changes in weather that have affected their ways and practices on farming.

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ANIMAL HEALTH WORKERS OF LIBACAO CAPACITATED ON ANIMAL HEALTH CARE AND MANAGEMENT

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 2:18pm

BANGA, Aklan – Three-day training on Animal Health Care and Management successfully ended with 26 Barangay Animal Health Workers (BAHW) participants coming from Libacao, Aklan last June 17 – 19, 2019 at ATI Training Hall, Banga, Aklan.

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DIRECTOR ATON GRACED FARMER POULTRY SCHOOL CLOSING CEREMONY

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:24am

MAMBUSAO, Capiz - Dir. Alfredo S. Aton, National Director of Agricultural Training Institute graced the Closing Ceremony of the Farmer Poultry School on Free Range Chicken (FPS FRC) conducted from February to June 2019 in Brgy. Tumalalud, Mambusao, Capiz.

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THREE-DAY CORN TRAINING CONCLUDED

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 1:00am

Thirty-two participants finished the three-day Training on Integrated Crop Management cum Farming System for Corn conducted from June 4 to 6, 2019 ATI Region 6’s Training Hall, ASU Compound, Banga, Aklan.

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

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

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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ATI REGION 6 CONDUCTS FITS MONITORING

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 3:49pm

BANGA, Aklan - The Farmer’s Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center in Region 6 are operational and are fully utilized by the clients, as a result of the rapid monitoring and physical evaluation conducted by the Information Services Section (ISS) together with the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (PMEU).

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FREE SEMINAR ON MANGO ASEXUAL PROPAGATION

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 3:10pm

Fifty four (54) participants from various municipalities in the province of Guimaras attended the Free Seminar on Mango Asexual Propagation last May 16, 2019 at Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) Compound, Jordan, Guimaras.

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RAFEN FIRST SEMESTER MEETING CONDUCTED

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 9:05am

Twenty-five Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Network (RAFEN) members take part during the RAFEN VI first semester meeting at Parvana Inn & Suites, Sibalom, Antique on April 29-30, 2019.

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THIRTY FARMERS GRADUATED FROM A 10-DAY TRAINING OF TRAINERS ON CRFBS

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 1:56pm

SAN MIGUEL, Iloilo - Thirty farmers graduated from the 10-day Training of Trainers on Climate Resiliency Farm Business School held at Goducate Training Center, San Miguel, Iloilo yesterday May 1, 2019.

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4-H REGIONAL YOUTH CAMP THROWS IN GUIMARAS

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:03am

BUENAVISTA, Guimaras - More than 100 participants across Region 6 feel the warm welcome from the province host, Guimaras, during the 4-H Regional Summer Youth Camp on April 15-17, 2019 at Supang National High School, Buenavista, Guimaras.

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CLIMATE RESILIENCY FARM BUSINESS SCHOOL AT FARMERS LEVEL

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:15am

SAN MIGUEL, Iloilo - A total of 30 farmers from various barangays of San Miguel, Iloilo have committed to undergo the 10-day Training of Trainers on Climate Resiliency Farm Business School for Farmers of San Miguel, Iloilo last April 22, 2019 held at Goducate Training Center, Barangay Sto. Anghel, San Miguel, Iloilo.

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ATI REGION 6 ACCOMPLISHES 24 TRAININGS IN MARCH 2019

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:05am

BANGA, Aklan - Agricultural Training Institute in Region 6 implemented 24 trainings and activities within the Region in the eight (8) different Programs/Commodities, namely: Regular Program, Rice Program, Livestock Program, High Valued Commercial Crops (HVCC) Program, Corn Program, Organic Agriculture (OA), Rural Based Organization (RBO), and the 4H Program.

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EXPLORE AND EXPERIENCE: ONION PRODUCTION IN REGION 6

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 8:56am

BANGA, Aklan – Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in Region 6 conducts a benchmarking activity on April 10, 2019 in Oton, Iloilo for enrollees of the School-On-the-Air (SOA) and Farmer’s Field School (FFS) on Onion Production, Harvesting and Marketing.

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