BANGA, Aklan – Further boosting the confidence of Aklan farmers, Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Director Luz Taposok of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) acknowledged the efforts of the participants of the School-on-the-Air (SOA) on Sustainable Mushroom Production Enterprise and regarded them as partners of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in the advancement of the mushroom industry.
SANTA BARBARA, Pangasinan – Aside from its promising income opportunity and contribution in the livestock sector, goat production also supports the milk and dairy industry in the Philippines.
Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Director Luz Taposok of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) highlighted this versatile role of goat raising in her message during the Commencement Ceremony of the School-on-the-Air (SOA) on Integrated Goat Production Management.
QUEZON CITY - Extension professionals are vital players of agricultural and rural development. As part of an institution providing extension services and to support the pool of extension professionals, personnel of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) should also be able to discuss the basics of agricultural extension; understand its various strategies and methods, as well as demonstrate effective communication skills in extension.
QUEZON CITY – Shedding light to the key role of farm families in socioeconomic progress, Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Director Luz Taposok of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) emphasized the sociological and economic perspectives of family farming.
In her message during the First National Farm Family Congress, she noted, “Sa sakahan ng isang pamilya, may kanya-kanyang tungkuling isinasakatuparan ang bawat miyembro mapalalaki man o babae. Sa sakahan ng isang pamilya, may kooperasyon at pagkakaisa.”
DILIMAN, Quezon City – Presiding the 2018 Semestral Meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Network (AFEN), Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Director Luz Taposok of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) called on the AFEN focal persons to engage in constant dialogue in further establishing an efficient system of extension delivery in the country.
STA. CRUZ, Laguna – As of 2017, the Philippine livestock subsector has shown remarkable improvements and has been making significant contributions in the agriculture sector. The Department of Agriculture (DA) noted 1.84% output gain in the fourth quarter of 2017 based on the 2017 performance of the country’s livestock.
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.