ATI in Eastern Visayas

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Provincial 4-H Team preps for Summer Convention

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 1:37pm

Candahug, Palo - Summer is one of the most awaited seasons especially for the youth. For the 4-H, it would mean new experiences, forged friendships, and updated knowledge in agriculture. These are some of the goals during the Pre-Convention Meeting for this year’s 4-H Provincial Convention on February 12, 2020 at the 4-H Hub, Government Center, Palo, Leyte.

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ATI 8 Launches e-Lounge on ATI’s 33rd Anniversary

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 11:20am

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - One of ATI’s thematic programs is to enhance agriculture fisheries extension knowledge products and services. ATI-RTC 8 does this by providing information not just to clients under the agricultural sector but also to young people, students, teachers and many more!

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Meat Processing for the Holidays

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 9:20am

Baybay City, Leyte - Ham, center piece of almost every Filipino Noche Buena. The aromatic scent, the tender meat, and the mouth-watering sauce make us think, “How do they make it”?

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Tis’ the Season to Give Back

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 3:51pm

DULAG, Leyte - In the spirit of Christmas, ATI-RTC 8 staff initiated an outreach program as a way for the Center to give back to the community and provide simple assistance especially in meeting their needs.

ATI-RTC 8 staff donated used clothing for the said event. The Center also prepared extra and unused training materials such as cartolinas, chalk, pens, and other school supplies.

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Excel Day: Highlighting Staff Recognition and Teamwork

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 4:02pm

DULAG, Leyte - With excellence being ATI-RTC 8’s lifebreath, the Center continues to craft activities that help strengthen excellence and promote a positive environment in the workplace.

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Review for Future Growth

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 9:33am

Baybay City, Leyte – ATI-RTC 8 aims to continuously improve its extension programs and services being an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization. That is why, to further evaluate the center’s Management System and seek areas for improvement, it conducts management reviews at the end of each semester.

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RCEF trains E. Visayas Rice Seed Growers

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 8:56am

Baybay City, Leyte – The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) continues with its capability building component as ATI RTC 8 conducts the Training on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers in Region VIII.

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Samar finishes 2 CSFBS on rice

Fri, 11/29/2019 - 9:00am

Samar – To mitigate the effects of climate change in agriculture, farmers must employ climate-smart technologies and strategies to sustain farm productivity. One of the highly affected production areas is on rice.

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Meat Processing for PDLs

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 10:22am

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - Meat has always been the star of any typical Filipino meal. According to Rappler, a Filipino consumes about 14.2 kg of pork, two kg more than the world’s average pork consumption. Served processed or not, it cannot be denied that most Filipinos eat meat.

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Mon, 11/25/2019 - 10:26am

Ormoc City, Leyte – It’s that time once again! This time, Grades 9 and 10 students got to participate in ATI RTC 8’s fun-filled awareness campaign Rice and Organic Agriculture Awareness Reach Schools (ROARS).

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Region 8 bags 3 Awards during National Corn Congress

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 9:20am

Iloilo City - The Philippine National Corn Congress (PNCC) is a yearly event which serves as a venue for stakeholders of the corn industry to convene and discuss issues of the corn commodity.

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EV Kabataang OA finalist lands 3rd Place in the Nationals

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 9:08am

LOS BAÑOS ,Laguna - “Nakakakaba kasi first time ko pong sumali sa isang quiz bee competition and I am not only representing my school but also Region 8. So nakakatakot po kasi baka hindi ko ma-meet yung expectations ng mga tao sa akon.” I was nervous since it was my first time to join a quiz bee competition representing not only my school but also Region 8.

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Setting the Buzz Alive

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 12:00am

Tunga, Leyte – Mention the word bees and people conjure images of sweet honey and stings. What most people don’t know is that there are species of bees that are stingless and they make really good honey!

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RCEF in E. Visayas: Creating a pool of trainers

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 12:00am

Baybay City, Leyte - The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) has 4 components: farm machinery and equipment, rice seed development, propagation, and promotion, expanded rice credit assistance, and rice extension services.

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Learning On-Air, Behind Bars

Sat, 11/02/2019 - 3:23pm

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - Rehabilitation is the process of re-educating and retraining those who commit crime. It is important so that inmates become law abiding citizens and at the same time enhance their knowledge and skills through different activities.

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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.