Recognizing soil and water as important resources for sustainable agricultural development, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) joins the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) in the annual observance of June as Soil Conservation Month.
MAKATI CITY, Metro Manila—The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and Smart Communications, Inc. Public Affairs Group have sealed the deal that will further expand their reach in capacity development and technology inclusion which are highly essential for the agriculture sector.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—The skills and knowledge on mentoring and coaching of staff in the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) were put to test during the “Leadership Training Course: Mentoring and Coaching for Leaders” held in collaboration with the Civil Service Institute (CSI) of the Civil Service Commission.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Swine is the largest among the livestock industries in the country. Recognizing this, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) conducted a free seminar to help individuals interested in this venture.
Experts invited to share the latest technologies in swine-raising and processing include Werner Decena, head of the Research Unit of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist in Quezon Province. He presented the production aspect of native pig as well as the guide in animal husbandry, livestock production essentials, and opportunities in pig farming.
QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila—Clients of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) can now have better access to accurate and truthful information since the Institute has been certified as “fully compliant” with the requirements of the Freedom of Information (FOI) program.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—Interest in urban agriculture continues to grow as over 700 farmers and farming enthusiasts in this city gathered for the second of this year’s AgriTalk series.
In the activity spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), participants were provided with information on square-foot gardening, beekeeping, and mushroom production.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Mango, the third most important fruit crop in the country next to banana and pineapple, has been getting huge market demand for both fresh and processed product.
To help boost this industry, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) once again highlighted mango in one of its free seminars this year.
Resource persons from the Bureau of Plant Industry-Guimaras National Crop Research, Development, and Production Support Center (BPI-GNCRDPSC) were invited to talk about mango production and processing.
This year marks the beginning of a yearly commemoration of the myriad benefits of safe food. As proclaimed during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, June 7 is now the World Food Safety Day. This is a result of the initiative of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) in 2015, followed by intensive negotiations within the CAC, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and the World Health Organization.
QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila—As the lead agency in capacitating agriculture and fisheries stakeholders in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) ensures continuous capability-enhancement of its human resources for improved delivery of extension services.
With the vision to boost privacy safeguards and raise the sense of responsibility among entities that handle personal data, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) leads the celebration of this year’s Privacy Awareness Week (PAW), with the theme, “Protecting the Digital Filipino: Accountability, Compliance & Ethics in a Data-driven Philippines".
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.