ATI in Eastern Visayas

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PeLS features ATI’s e-Learning in Visayas ICE Talks

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:00am

Candahug, Palo, Leyte - The Agricultural Training Institute is part of the Philippine e-Learning Society (PeLS). PeLS is an organization founded with the objective of promoting substantive content, appropriate pedagogy, and appropriate use of technology for eLearning, guided by ongoing research activities.

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Growing Vegetables the Organic Way

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 1:43am

Organic agriculture is truly gaining ground in Eastern Visayas. Hence, farmers and AEWs alike are encouraged to learn how to start producing crops the organic way.

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Region 8 Rice Program Focals Plan out 2019 Activities

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 9:50am

Baybay City, Leyte - Rice sufficiency remains a continuing challenge for the Philippine government. The country’s population is growing by 2.3% per annum which raises the need to increase rice yield per unit area per unit time.

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OA practitioners aims for commonality in module delivery

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 12:25pm

Baybay City, Leyte - ATI RTC 8 gets help from its partner organic agriculture practitioners in implementing the National Organic Agriculture Program in Eastern Visayas. To ensure its effective implementation, the Center conducted the Module Development Training for Organic Agriculture Production.

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Palayamanan Plus, a Way to Sustainability

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:54am

Kananga, Leyte - The Department of Agriculture through PhilRice has been promoting a diversified integrated rice-based farming system directed towards farm diversification that would increase farm productivity and profitability aimed to address food security and the economic stability of farm families.

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KITS for FITS visits N. Mindanao

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 12:27pm

Cagayan de Oro, N. Mindanao – Only the best got to experience the foggy roads, mountain ranges, and bursts of yellow amidst the greenery of vast pineapple, sugarcane, and corn fields of Northern Mindanao.

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Growing Swine the Sustanable Way

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:59pm

Tacloban City, Leyte - As the second leading contributor to Philippine agriculture, the swine industry has the potential to increase income opportunities and alleviate poverty among rural and agricultural households in the Philippines. However, due to the increase of the cost of commercial feeds, the challenge now is how to keep the industry sustainable.

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Saving Corn thru Soil Nutrient Management

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 3:05pm

Paranas, Samar – As corn is a substitute staple crop for rice, there is a pressing need to increase its production to address increasing demand. However, one of the many constraints in corn production is soil-related. Yield is affected by the inadequacy of inherent soil nutrients needed to supply the required plant nutrition throughout the growth and development stages of corn.

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Celebrating Women, Celebrating Agriculture

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 9:38am

Baybay City, Leyte- Wherever you are in the world, it has become common to find a woman behind successful businesses. This is also true for women in the agricultural sector. Women are finally being recognized for the roles they play in the farm.

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Farm Record Keeping a must for Enterprise Development

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:00am

STA. RITA, Samar - Most Filipino small hold farmers face various challenges in running their enterprise. This is due to the failure of practicing key activities especially in a business such as keeping farm records, monitoring their personal and business finances, and keeping track of their production cost.

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Financial Literacy for 2nd Batch of E. Samar Farmers

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 12:00am

GUIUAN, Eastern Samar - ATI-RTC 8 continues its advocacy in helping farmers develop their small businesses through financial literacy trainings. As it moves towards other municipalities in Eastern Samar, many participants now value the importance of financial literacy and learned the different characteristics of a successful agri-enterprise.

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New batch of E. Samar Farmers trained on Financial Literacy

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 12:00am

Borongan, E. Samar - As ATI-RTC 8 continues to educate and strengthen the knowledge and capabilities of its stakeholders on financing and credit, the Center conducted its first training on Financial Literacy for 2019 to widen the awareness of more farmers and fisherfolk in the region in organizing their budget especially in the development of an agri-enterprise.

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E. Visayas LFTs Ready and Refreshed!

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 3:13pm

Baybay City, Leyte – They come from far and wide. They come dedicated. They come ready to serve. They are the Local Farmer Technicians (LFT) of Eastern Visayas under the rice program. They are partners in progress of ATI RTC 8 and its mother agency, the Department of Agriculture.

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IS in sync

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 2:50pm

One institute, one mandate, one vision. Why have different procedures?

The differences in the implementation of its various programs and activities could create nonconformities. As an ISO 9001:2015 –certified institute, the Agricultural Training Institute is in the pursuit of continuous improvement of its quality management system.

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ATI Turns 32: Staff and Partners Recognized

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 12:00am

BAYBAY City, Leyte - ATI-RTC 8 highly values its partnerships to ensure that its extension services reach more people. Forging alliances facilitates the convergence of ideas, opportunities, and services between ATI RTC 8 and its stakeholders.

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RTC 8 celebrates ATI’s Anniversary in School

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 12:00am

Baybay City, Leyte. The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) celebrated its 32nd Anniversary on January 29-30, 2019. This year, the center took its celebration to its clients by conducting a Seminar on Container Gardening for students and parents in Gabas Integrated Elementary School.

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ATI Today

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.