SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, Bulacan—In support to the government's thrust for rice sufficiency in the country, farmers and farmer technicians graduated from the recently held Training Course on the Production of High-quality Inbred Rice Seeds and Farm Mechanization.
Jayvee P. Masilang
The Agricultural Training Institute supports the celebration of the 32nd National Coconut Week or "Coco Week" on August 14-16, 2018.
An annual celebration led by the Philippine Coconut Authority, Coco Week is conducted every August as mandated by Proclamation 142, Series of 1987 signed by the late President Corazon Aquino. This is also to pay tribute to coconut as the “tree of life”.
QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila—Government agencies and offices showcased their programs and services to the public at the Kabisig Philippine Government Expo and Trade Fair 2018.
With the theme "Pamahalaan at Mamamayan: Kapit-bisig sa Pagbabago at kaunlaran", the event served as a one-stop government information exhibit that featured profiles, services, programs, and accomplishments of the participating agencies.
DILIMAN, Quezon City - In line with the shift from subsidies to easy access financing of agricultural and fisheries production support programs, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) met with officials of the Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) for an orientation on the Agri Credit or Easy Financing Access Program.
With the theme "Ugaliing magtanim, sapat na nutrisyon aanihin", the Agricultural Training Institute supports the celebration of Nutrition month 2018.
This is a yearly campaign held every July to create greater awareness among Filipinos on the importance of nutrition. Presidential Decree 491 or the Nutrition Act of the Philippines mandates the National Nutrition Council to lead and coordinate the nationwide campaign.
DILIMAN, Quezon City - Farmers and farming enthusiasts revisited the basics of vegetable production and explored the benefits of processing them during the free seminar on organic vegetable production and processing.
More than 260 farm enthusiasts across the metro and nearby provinces joined the event spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI). Renato Dela Cruz, chief of the ATI’s Partnership and Accrediation Division, formally opened the event and emphasized the importance of organic farming especially to the youth.
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.