ATI in the Western Visayas
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.
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:
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.