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ATI Caraga conducts five-day training for Seed Analysts

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 7:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 successfully conducted the training on Varietal Identification for Rice Seed Certification intended for Seed Analysts on November 4-8, 2019.

This is in collaboration with the Bureau of Plant Industry - National Seed Quality Control Services (BPI-NSQCS).

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Trainers complete second batch of TOT on Modernized Production of High Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 6:24pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City - The Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13, as one of the agencies implementing the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Extension Services Component concluded the last batch of the twelve-day Training of Trainers (TOT) on Modernized Production of High Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds last November 1, 2019 at the ATI-RTC 13,

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FFS on Cacao Production produce 26 farmer-graduates from Lucac, SFADs

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 6:05pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur – The Farmers Field School (FFS) on Cacao Production was formally concluded last November 6, 2019.

A total of 26 farmer-participants from Barangay Lucac went through an on-field and participatory discovery-based learning process from the cultural management practices up to post-harvest handling of cacao.

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FITS center staff and MS to convene for the 5th Regional Techno Gabay Summit

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 5:29pm

BUTUAN CITY - The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13 will hold its 5th Regional Techno Gabay Summit on November 18-22, 2019.

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ATI to hold Information Caravan on NRAM 2019

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 5:26pm

BUTUAN CITY - In line with the annual celebration of the National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM), the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13 will be conducting an Information Caravan on NRAM 2019 on November 18, 2019 at Robinson Place, Butuan City.

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Herbal Processing: A potential source of income

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 5:22pm

PATIN-AY, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur – Even in this age of modernization and technology advancement, the use of herbal medicine as an alternative is still widely practiced. The growing awareness on the use of natural products or herbal plants as alternative medicines increases the potential of herbal processing as another source of farmers’ income.

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SOA on Cassava Production produces 500 plus graduates

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 4:33pm

PATIN-AY, Prosperidad, Agusan Del Sur – Participated by 10 Local Government Units in Agusan del Sur, the School on-the-Air on Cassava Production spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 successfully conducted its mass graduation on October 25, 2019.

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ATI-Caraga kicks off RCEF Info Caravan

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 4:51pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- A series of three information caravan on Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) recently conducted in the provinces of Agusan del Sur and Agusan del Norte on October 15, 17 and 18, 2019.

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Over 600 enrollees graduate from the SOA on Swine Production

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:25am

CABADBARAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – Over 600 enrollees from the 11-participating municipalities within Agusan del Norte have completed the 4-month School-on-the-Air (SOA) Program on Swine Production.

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Over 600 enrollees graduate from the SOA on Swine Production

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:25am

CABADBARAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – Over 600 enrollees from the 11-participating municipalities within Agusan del Norte have completed the 4-month School-on-the-Air (SOA) Program on Swine Production.

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ATI capacitates young agripreneurs

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:12am

ROSARIO, Agusan del Sur – Addressing one of the challenges that agriculture is facing today, the ATI-Regional Training Center 13 conducted the 2nd batch of Training on Agripreneurship for young farmers of Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte and the Province of Dinagat Islands.

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ATI to hold Mass Graduation of the SOA on Swine Production

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 5:52pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – The Agricultural Training Institute -Regional Training Center 13 will hold the Mass Graduation of the School-on-the-Air (SOA) on Swine Production this coming October 16, 2019 at E & G Convention Center, Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte.

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IQA spearheads Readiness Assessment

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 5:42pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – To determine its readiness to undergo 3rd Party ISO 9001:2015 Surveillance Audit, the members of the Internal Quality Audit (IQA) team of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 13 spearheaded the Readiness Assessment and Technical Guidance last October 2-4, 2019.

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PGAS partners with Australian Government Institutions to Boost Indigenous Smallholder Farmers’ Income

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 4:06pm

PATIN-AY, Agusan del Sur-The Provincial Government of Agusan del Sur (PGAS) is collaborating with the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) through Griffith University (GU) of Queensland, Australia and other key partner agencies such as USM, CSU, PCAARRD, and BSWM for the implementation of a major research project in the Southern Philippines.

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ATI empowers young Agripreneurs

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 3:41pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur – Aside from encouraging the youth to engage in agriculture, ATI also empowers the young farmers to be entrepreneur. It endeavors to equip them not only with production technologies but the whole value chain from production to post harvest, processing and marketing their produce for them to see that farming is a business.

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Cabadbaran Cassava Farmers undergo GAP training

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 4:42pm

CABADBARAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 recently conducted a three-day training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Cassava Production for cassava farmers of Cabadbaran City on September 25-27, 2019.

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SOA- Cacao culminates with more than 500 graduates in SurSur

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 2:50pm

TANDAG CITY- More than 500 graduates of the School-on-the-Air (SOA) program marched to get their certificates during the mass graduation held in Tandag City on September 30, 2019.

The SOA graduates comprised farmers, students, Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) and other stakeholders.

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Mushroom in a Small Room: A Successful Free Seminar

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 12:22pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Free Seminar on Care and Maintenance of Fruiting Oyster Mushroom: "Kahit sa Small Room, Kikita ka sa Mushroom" inspire learners in various fields.

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ATI inspires Learners to produce Bulb Onion through a Free Seminar

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:25am

CABADBARAN CITY- “This is an excellent training and very inspiring. It is good to see different approaches and new ways to train vegetable growers and give me lots of new ideas and skills, I’m glad to be part of this training.” Allandale B. Idea said during the seminar as one of the learners on bulb onion production.

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Recipients of DA-credit service train on Financial Literacy

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 6:36pm

TANDAG CITY - One of the priorities of the Department of Agriculture is to provide access to agriculture finance to qualified farmers. In order to guide the recipients on how to effectively manage the money from the credit services, ATI-RTC 13 conducted the Financial Literacy Training. It was designed to help farmers understand how income should be spent and managed.

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