LEGAZPI CITY, Albay—To further the implementation of the Food Safety Act of 2013, food safety officers of the Agricultural Training Institute convened for the training of trainers (TOT) on Food Safety Regulations.
Focal persons on food safety and the high value crops development program (HVCDP) from the ATI’s Regional Training Centers participated in this five-day TOT.
CALABARZON, Luzon—About 15 government and private media personnel based in Metro Manila visited successful organic farms in the region to learn about the basics of organic farming, March 25-27.
Agricultural Training Institute's (ATI) Information Services Division and Regional Training Center (RTC) IV-A organized "Converge: First Media Promotion for Organic Agriculture" to enlighten the media about the efforts of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and ATI on organic agriculture.
PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan—After its regional roll-out in selected cities last 2018, AgriTalk continues to inform Filipinos on investment opportunities in farming.
As spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), in partnership with Agriculture Magazine of the Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation and Bureau of Agricultural Research, the activity features a sharing of different farming technologies and of success stories in agribusiness. This is to inspire more people to engage in agriculture as a sustainable venture.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Metro Manila partners of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) learned various urban farming technologies during the ATIng Gulayan ng Department of Agriculture (DA) Harvest Festival.
Among the technologies and practices showcased in the one-day activity were drip irrigation system, hydroponics, nursery management, mushroom production, mokusaku technology, vermicomposting, and preparation and application of organic fertilizer.
MAKATI CITY, Metro Manila—As active players in national development, Filipina rice farmers from different parts of the country were celebrated for their contributions and important economic efforts in agriculture.
This was during the Symposium on Women in Rice Farming, held by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in celebration of the Women’s Month. Here, women farmers from selected regions showcased their initiatives and best practices in rice farming.
The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) joins the nation in the celebration of Panagyaman Rice Festival this April.
Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation No. 606, s.2004, the Panagyaman Rice Festival is celebrated to recognize the contributions and successes of small farmers who have been the backbone in the campaign for a hunger-free Philippines. April marks the beginning of harvesting for rice and other food crops during dry season, a period that gives significance to the nationwide festivities in May and June.
The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) joins the Earth Day Network, a nonprofit organization that aims to diversify, educate, and activate environmental movements worldwide, in their campaign to protect threatened and endangered species.
CABAGAN, Isabela—In line with the thrust to promote white corn as a healthier staple than rice, focal persons of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Corn Program were trained on the production of flint corn and processing of corn grits for food.
These focal persons, who play an important role in expanding the reach of up-to-date corn farming technologies, include program coordinators from DA regional field offices and Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) training centers.
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.