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e-Learning graduates of Batch 2018 reach 1,200

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 7:32am

BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center XIII produced 1,253 graduates in the e-Learning program for 2018. It was the third most number in all RTC’s nationwide. The graduation ceremony was held at the Prince Hotel Convention Grand Convention Hall in Butuan City last December 10, 2018.

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Caraga AEWs train on Integrated Pest Management for Corn and Cassava

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 3:07pm

TRENTO, Agusan del Sur– Proper implementation of management for insect pest and diseases of corn and cassava remains an integral part of production. It is a skill, which every Agricultural Extension Worker (AEW) should have for a more effective delivery of extension services.

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Fertilizer recommendations through RCM hand over to Farmers in AgSur

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 2:23pm

ESPERANZA, Agusan del Sur – The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 facilitated the Rice Crop Manager (RCM) briefing with the assistance of the Municipal Agriculture Office staff of Esperanza on March 15, 2019.

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Tier II beneficiaries receive after-training support anew

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:42am

AGUSAN DEL SUR – The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 recently distributed ten (10) meters of chicken nets to Tier II beneficiaries in Agusan del Sur. This served as an additional after-training support that were given to them under the Tier II program.

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Training on mushroom processing equips youth to produce their own recipe

Sat, 03/16/2019 - 6:55pm

Mushroom chips, fries, lumpia, patty and mushroom siomai. These are some of the processed mushroom products produce by the participants during the Training on Mushroom Processing and Food Safety for Youth Development on March 12-14, 2019. Conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13.

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DA Agri-credit program reaches farmers in AgNor

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:41pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 conducted a 3-day Training on Financial Literacy from March 13-15, 2019.

A total of thirty (30) participants comprising farmers from Cabadbaran City, Taguibo, Los Angeles and Sto. Niño, Butuan City participated in the said training.

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RNJ Farm Steps-up as Learning Site

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 6:44pm

LAS NIEVES, Agusan del Norte – In a tiny barangay of Maningalao situated a 20-hectare farm practicing integrated-diversified farming system which was recently added to the 80 certified learning sites in Caraga. RNJ Farm, owned by Ms. Maria Ruth N.

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BAHWs equip on Animal Health Care and Management

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 6:16pm

BUTUAN CITY – Aiming to equip the Barangay Animal Health Workers (BAHWs) on the monitoring and prevention of animal disease outbreaks that may affect food safety on meat, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 held the Training on Animal Health Care and Management on March 13-15, 2019 at PhilRice – Agusan Experiment Station, RTRomualdez, Agusan del Norte.

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RCM Technical Briefing to strengthen Rice Industry in Caraga

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 6:05pm

GIGAQUIT, Surigao del Norte – To strengthen the promotion of using Rice Crop Manager (RCM) in Caraga Region, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 held a one-day RCM Technical Briefing on March 13, 2019.

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Newly Designated OA Focals Complement OAP Implementation

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:23am

HINATUAN, Surigao del Sur – Eighty (80) Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) from different Local Government Units (LGUs) in Caraga attended the Briefing for the newly designated Organic Agriculture Program (OAP) focal persons on March 5-7, 2019 at Casa Isabelle, this municipality. The activity was spearheaded by Ms. Rebecca R.

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More than 70 participants attend Bugtok Disease Eradication Seminar

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 12:16pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 once again conducted a Free Seminar on Bugtok Disease Eradication on March 11, 2019.

Stem and mat sanitation, deleafing, desuckering, early debudding and bagging. These are the control measures in preventing bugtok disease in banana.

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MagParami at MagkaMoney: Free Seminar on Asexual Plant Propagation, A Success!

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 7:41am

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- Around 72 participants attended in the free seminar that was conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 on March 11, 2019.

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Caraga holds women summit

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 3:03pm

BUTUAN CITY- In celebration of the International Women’s Month, the Regional Development Council-Regional Gender and Development Committee (RDC-RGADC) hosted a “Women Summit on March 8, 2019. With a theme ‘Make Change Work for Women’.

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Farmers in Loreto, PDI commit to grow organic veggies for a healthier, safer and cheaper farming

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 8:12am

LORETO, Province of Dinagat Islands (PDI) – Thanks to the “Training on Organic Vegetable Production,” farmers here are iron-willed to grow their own vegetable garden the organic way. The training took place in Caraga’s newest island-province last March 6-8, 2019 through the funding support of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).

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Three SOA programs will hit the airwaves in 2019

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:16am

BUTUAN CITY –The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 will launch three (3) School on-the-Air programs in the three Provinces of Caraga region in April 2019.

It aimed to intensify the promotion of different farm commodities through the use of radio as a communication medium.

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ATI-RTC 13 kicks off Women’s Month Celebration

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 4:39pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – With the theme “We make change work for women,” the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) XIII joins the nation as it celebrates Women’s Month through a Zumba Exercise activity on March 4, 2019.

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FSTP celebrates its 25th year anniversary, recognizing Caraga

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:11am

LAGUNA, Philippines – The Agricultural Training Institute-RTC 13 was recognized during the 25th year anniversary of the Farmer Scientists Training Program (FSTP) on February 27, 2019 at the Agricultural Systems Institute, CAFS, UPLB, Laguna.

With its Theme, “Using Science & Technology to Empower Farmers as Heroes of the Land”.

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ATI-RTC 13 conducts consultative meeting for corn program implementers

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 5:48pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 conducted a one-day stakeholders’ consultation on February 26, 2018.

This was participated by 60 participants comprising Provincial and Municipal Corn and Cassava Focal persons, farmers and personnel from the Department of Agriculture (DA) - Caraga.

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DA-Caraga Info Network convene to harmonize communication-related activities

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 6:46pm

BUTUAN CITY- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 participated in the 1st Semester meeting that was conducted by the Department of Agriculture- Regional Field Office (DA-RFO) 13.

This was represented by Ms. Ginalyn Arbutante, Information Officer II of ATI-Caraga.

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ATI-RTC 13 holds regional consultation on OA program

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 3:08pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – To synchronize the programs to be conducted for this year 2019 and to assess the accomplishments for year 2018, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 held the Regional Consultation on Organic Agriculture program on February 26, 2019.

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