Mango Production

DA Trainers Learn IRM to Help Mango Farmers

Training of trainers on insecticide resistance management for mango led by DA-ATI.

DAVAO CITY—With the damages that local mango farmers continue to face due to cecid fly infestation, insecticide resistance management (IRM) strategies are put in place to combat different pest-related issues.

The IRM, however, is a complex system of management technology for mango farmers. To assist them, a training of trainers (TOT) for IRM of Cecid Fly in Mango was conducted.

BFP Personnel Look at Agribusiness Prospects

DILIMAN, Quezon City—“You can make money even at home,” Department of Agriculture (DA) Undersecretary for Administration and Finance Francisco Villano, Jr. said as he spoke to a group of personnel from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).

In a special seminar held for around 35 fire protection officers, Villano stressed the importance of developing one’s financial literacy as this will help ensure the future of one’s children and family.

Free Seminar Sparks Participants’ Interest on Mango Farming Business

DILIMAN, Quezon City—More than 200 agriculture enthusiasts convened for an entire day of learning during the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) free seminar on mango production and processing.

With resource persons from the Bureau of Plant Industry-Guimaras National Crop Research, Development, and Production Support Center (BPI-GNCRDPSC), the seminar highlighted the value-adding component of the commodity.

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.

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