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Agri Agencies to Develop Training Program to Regulate Food Safety

QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is set to lead a team of officials from different concerned agencies in the development of a food safety regulation training program.

In preparation for this, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Food Safety Conference was held last August 25. Discussions focused on enhancing the knowledge and appreciation of the participants on their roles and responsibilities under the Food Safety Act.

On Scaling Up KAS: ATI, WPU Partner for 21-day Training

PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan – With the recently concluded training and assessment on national competency, Rice Machinery Operations and Maintenance (RMO NC II), the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and the Western Philippines University (WPU) are partnering again for another training. This time, the Training on Trainers Methodology Level1 (TM1).

The training aims to enhance the knowledge, attitude, skills (KAS), and work values of the RMO NC II graduates in accordance to the prevailing standards of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training sector.

TienDA Farmers and Fisherfolks Outlet Opens in ATI Grounds

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Shoppers from Metro Manila flocked the stalls of around 90 farmers and agricultural organizations during the two-day “TienDA Farmers and Fisherfolk Outlet” at the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Compound.

Spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture (DA), TienDA features fresh fruits, vegetables, rice, and other agricultural and fishery products from different farms nationwide sold at farm gate prices. This new marketing scheme ensures that farmers’ products can be directly sold to the consumers in urban areas without the intervention of middlemen.

Experts Promote Cassava Enterprise in ATI’s Free Seminar

DILIMAN, Quezon City – What are the uses of cassava? Apparently, there are many.

In his lecture on the recommended practices in cassava production, Dr. Candido Damo, Department of Agriculture’s (DA) technical consultant on cassava production, cited the different uses of this crop, "Apart from food products, cassava is often used in making animal feeds. It can also be used in manufacturing alcohol, medicine, textile, biodegradable products, monosodium glutamate, glue, and plywood."

ATI to Host 2nd TienDA Farmers and Fisherfolks Outlet, 2nd AgriTalk

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Fill your baskets with a fresh load of farm products this August 17-18, 2017 as the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) opens the second “TienDA Farmers and Fisherfolks Outlet”.

What is TienDA? If you’re familiar with the “farmer’s market” concept, TienDA is the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) version of this kind of marketplace. Simply put, TienDA is a venue for farmers and fishers to be able to directly sell their produce, and for consumers to be able to access these products at its farm gate price.

Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa

Ang Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) ay nakikiisa sa buong bansa sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa ngayong buwan ng Agosto taong 2017. Ito ay alinsunod sa Pampanguluhang Proklamasyon Blg. 1041, s. 1997.

May temang “Filipino: Wikang Mapagbago”, ang pagdiriwang na ito ngayong taon ay may mga layunin na inisaad ng Civil Service Commission sa Patalastas Blg. 11, s. 2017. Ito ay ang mga sumusunod:

Free Seminar on Herbs Underscores Wellness, Sustainability

DILIMAN, Quezon City – In the face of today’s growing population, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) takes the opportunity to offer Filipinos more options to attain sustainability through its free seminars.

For July, the ATI, through the Partnerships and Accreditation Division, organized free seminars on Herbs and Spices Production and Processing which raised awareness on the correct medicinal and culinary uses of herbs as well as the farming aspects involved.

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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.