DILIMAN, Quezon City – When starting a business on swine production, you need to have the technical know-how and skills to do so and the knowledge on your target market.
These were some of the things that Dr. Amy Gonzales-Eguia underscored during the Free Seminar on Swine Production and Meat Processing. Dr. Eguia is a Training Specialist of the Agricultural Training Institute’s International Training Center on Pig Husbandry (ATI-ITCPH).
DILIMAN, Quezon City — The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) takes another opportunity to underscore the agriculture and fisheries in the Philippines. This time, to some Bangladeshi government officials headed by the Secretary of the Ministry of Food (MAF) during a briefing-orientation in the Learning and Discovery (LeAD) Center and Agriculture and Fisheries Knowledge Resource Center on May 31, 2017.
DILIMAN, Quezon City -- The Philippine Association of Agriculturists Inc. (PAA), the accredited professional organization for the agriculture sector by the Philippine Regulatory Commission, will be conducting its 5th National Congress and 2017 Philippine Agriculturists’ Summit on July 16-19, 2017 at Villa Caceres Hotel, Naga City, Camarines Sur.
Around 500 professional agriculturists from the local government units, academe, national government agencies and the private sector all over the country who are members of the association are expected to participate in this event.
PASAY CITY, Metro Manila—The recently held 2016 Rice Achievers Awards ended on a positive note as members of the winning associations expressed stronger commitment to contribute to the rice self-sufficiency efforts in the country.
DILIMAN, Quezon City – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) teamed up recently to impart significant information and knowledge on poultry production and processing.
CEBU CITY — The 7th Japan Agricultural Exchange Council Alumni Association of the Philippines (JAECAAP) National Convention served as a way to strengthen support among its members as they laid out new plans for the years to come. The convention was spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) as one of the activities supported by the Institute for rural-based organizations.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—“If we really wanted to make a significant mark in poverty reduction, helping them is the best way to start.” These were the words of Senator Cynthia Villar, Chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food during the project launch of “Improving Productivity in Agriculture through Climate-Smart Technology” or ImPACT Philippines. Villar stressed the need to support our farmers and fishers since about two-thirds of the country’s population is involved in the agriculture sector, directly or indirectly.
DILIMAN, Quezon City -- Ang Agricultural Training Institute ay muling nakikiisa sa pagpugay ng ating bansa sa mga Pilipinong magsasaka at mangingisda lalo na ngayong Buwan ng Pagdiriwang mula ng nailabas ang Proclamation no. 33 noong Marso 21, 1989. Ang ating mga kasama sa agrikultura at pangingisda ay patuloy nating kinikilala at pinupuri sa kanilang mahalagang kontribusyon para sa ikauunlad ng ating bansa. Dahil sa kanila, may pagkain tayo sa ating hapag-kainan araw-araw. Mabuhay ang ating mga magsasaka at mangingisda!
DILIMAN, Quezon City – “Communication is a basic life skill that we must continuously learn and improve. Great communicators are great influencers,” expressed Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) OIC, Director Luz Taposok during the training on communication skills.
SAN ILDEFONSO, Bulacan – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), together with members of Rural Improvement Clubs from various regions in the Philippines celebrated the last hurrah of the Women in Agriculture Symposium through a farm tour at Duran Farm on March 3, 2017.
The 53 participants were briefed and toured by the owner herself, Desiree Duran. Starting off with an orientation, Duran shared how she started farming, which has proven to give inspiration to other women farmers.
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.