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640 corn farmers graduate from ALA EH! MAISKWELAHAN: Isang Radyo Eskwela sa Batangas

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 7:06pm

BATANGAS CITY, Batangas - A total of 640 corn farmers graduate from ALA EH! MAISKWELAHAN: Isang Radyo Eskwela sa Batangas, a School-on-the-Air (SOA) program of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Region IV-A.

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SOA targets future Agriculturists in the region

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 11:42am

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - The School on the Air (SOA) on Livestock, currently being implemented by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in CALABARZON will cater to college students taking up Agriculture and related courses in the region.

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LSA farms recognized during the “Araw ng Pamilyang Magsasaka”

Sun, 08/25/2019 - 11:07am

LUCENA CITY, Quezon - As part of the festivities of the annual Niyogyugan Festival, hosted by the Provincial Government of Quezon, farmers and fisher folks gathered for the “Araw ng Pamilyang Magsasaka.”

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ATI Region IV-A Intensifies Training on BAHWs

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:22pm

SAN JUAN, Batangas - The livestock industry is a major source of income for rural households in our country. However, health-related concerns along with climate change effects and growing population face the sector, which also poses threats to our food security.

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ATI RTC IV-A, ISO 9001:2015 certified

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 1:48pm

PILI, Bicol - ATI IV-A Center Director, Ms. Marites Piamonte Cosico received the ISO 9001:2015 certification along with the other Center Directors during the ongoing ATI FY 2019 Midyear Performance Review and Planning Workshop.

The certification issued by TUV-SUD attests to the compliance of the ATI RTC IV-A to the Quality Management System according to ISO 9001:2015 standards.

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ATI and SMART Communications, Inc: Partners toward Sustainable Agriculture and Inclusive Growth

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 5:59pm

ALFONSO, Cavite – With the goal of advancing technology in farming, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon and SMART Communications, Inc. partner in implementing the Digital Farmers Program (DFP). The program is an exploratory project between ATI and SMART with the aim of teaching small-scale farmers with basic digital tools and technologies, particularly social media.

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Rice extensionists start intensive training to become AgRiDOCs

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:11pm

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - The Department of Agriculture through the Agricultural Training Institute and the Philippine Rice Research Institute in partnership with the International Rice Research Institute implemented a project entitled “Improving Technology Promotion and Delivery through Capability Enhancement of Next-Gen Rice Extension Professionals and Other Intermediaries” or IPAD.

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Smallholder Group of Plaridel, Quezon Signify Interest on ICS Group Certification

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 10:29am

PLARIDEL, Quezon - Recognizing the need to empower and capacitate community-based organic producers to adhere to standards of organic agriculture and be locally and globally competitive in the market, the Agricultural Training Institute – Region IV-A conducted the Training on Internal Control System (ICS) for Smallholder Group on July 2 - 5, 2019 at Brgy. M.L. Tumagay in this municipality.

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ATI IV-A promotes local seed production to attain food security

Sat, 07/06/2019 - 10:40am

STA. CRUZ, Laguna - The Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A conducted its first batch of “Training of Trainers on Vegetable Seed Production” last June 26-28, 2019 at FAES-Office of the Provincial Agriculturist in this municipality.

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School on Air on Organic Agriculture Airs this July in Rizal Province

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 10:40am

ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal - To provide fast access of information to a wider number of learners, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon spearheaded the program launching of School on Air (SOA) on Organic Agriculture (OA), dubbed as “Talakayang Organiko sa Rizal," on June 27, 2019 at Antipolo City Conference Hall, 3rd floor, Victory Park and Shop in this city.

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1st Meet and Greet of "Ala Eh! Maiskwelahan" goes to Calaca

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 9:29am

CALACA, Batangas- Some sixty-one (61) enrolled participants of Ala Eh! Maiskwelahan: Isang Radyo Eskwela sa Batangas joined the first batch of Meet and Greet.

“Meet and Greet” is one of the School-on-the-Air (SOA) innovations wherein the live broadcast is held in selected municipality. During the activity, the enrollees participated in a quiz bee dubbed as “Maistanong.”

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CRA beneficiaries trained to develop market-oriented agri enterprises

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 8:50am

CALATAGAN, Batangas - Markets are the gates for farmers in improving their standards of living through the income obtained from selling their produce. In building resilience of communities, a major concern is to ensure that they produce what they can sell. Far too often, interventions focus on increasing crop and animal production without complementary marketing support.

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ATI RTC IV-A ensures conformance to standards, ISO certification

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 1:04pm

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - In its effort to maintain quality governance as the primary training and extension arm of the Department of Agriculture, the Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A initiated the “Readiness and Capability Enhancement of ATI Region IV-A Staff on ISO 9001:2015” held on June 10-11 and 13-14, 2019.

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AI sa Barangay: making quality semen available for swine backyard farmers

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 3:46pm

CALATAGAN, Batangas- In support to the continuous effort of the Department of Agriculture to provide farmers with quality inputs to help augment their livelihood in the backyard setting, the Agricultural Training Institute IV-A under the National Livestock Program launched its first “Artificial Insemination (AI) sa Barangay” at Barangay Biga in this municipality.

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Native Animals Introduced to Wounded Soldiers as Additional Source of Livelihood

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 2:31pm

NASUGBU, Batangas- With an aim to capacitate the skills and knowledge of Wounded-in-Action soldiers and their dependents on the potential viability of native pig and ItikPinas as an enterprise, a four-day capability on training entitled “Training Course on ItikPinas (IP) and Native Pig Production” was conducted by Agricultural Training institute Region IV-A together with the Department of Natio

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Home-based business promoted in cassava processing training

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 12:23pm

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - The Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A conducted two batches of "Cassava Production and Food Processing Training" for farmer leaders, Rural-Based Organization (RBO) members and some Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs).

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SOIL Members of Laguna Province Intend for ICS Group Certification

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 3:08pm

STA. MARIA, LAGUNA - In compliance to third party certification, the Samahan ng Organikong Industriya ng Laguna or SOIL, headed by Ms. Suzette Sales, completed the Training on Internal Control System (ICS) on May 28 - 31, 2019 in this municipality. The three-day training aims to provide the requirements and guidelines for the installation of ICS.

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

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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AEWs trained on assessing organic farms in the region

Mon, 05/27/2019 - 10:13am

SAN JUAN, Batangas – In its continued effort toenhance the knowledge and skills of AEWs on organic certification, the Agricultural Training InstituteRegion IV-A conducted the “Training on Organic Production and Certification at Don Leon Nature Farm in this municipality.

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