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ATI Joins in Celebrating 20th Consumer Welfare Month 2017

The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) joins the nation in celebrating the 20th Consumer Welfare Month this October 2017. WIth the theme "Consumer Rights in the Digital Age," this month-long celebration highlights the rights of the consumers as well as increasing their awareness on the digital economy, with a series of activities undertaken by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

The Consumer Welfare Month is marked every October of the year since the Proclamation No. 1098 was signed by then President Fidel V. Ramos on September 26, 1997.

Agri Sector Leads World Food Day Celebration

DILIMAN, Quezon City - The Department of Agriculture (DA), in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), led the annual celebration of the World Food Day (WFD) which culminated last October 17 at the Quezon Memorial Circle.

The Agricultural Training Institute, together with the other DA bureaus and attached agencies, joined the event which is also being celebrated in more than 150 nations across the globe.

Fruitful Knowledge-sharing Marks Free Seminar on Cacao

DILIMAN, Quezon City – The latest free seminar of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), which focused on cacao production and processing, was a sweet success in giving new knowledge and information to around 300 individuals from different locations and walks of life.

ATI Regional Training Center XI Training Specialists Ofelia Sanchez and Richel Zamora talked about the Prospect of Cacao Production as an Enterprise and Cacao Production Technology, Harvest, and Postharvest Practices, respectively.

DA, ATI Jumpstart Urban Agri Project in Marikina

MARIKINA CITY, Metro Manila – The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) are further strengthening efforts in ensuring food security and poverty alleviation in the urban areas.

Following the series of street caravans on urban agriculture this year, the DA and ATI, together with the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI), are kickstarting yet another project called ‘Urban Agriculture Pagkain Para sa Masa’. Their first stop is the St. Maria De Mattias Center Day-time Socio-educational Center in Marikina.

Bloggers’ Event Showcases Organic Farming in Bicol

BICOL - The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) conducted its 9th Bloggers’ Event last September 18-20, showcasing organic agriculture practices and products in this region and promoting them with the help of local travel and lifestyle bloggers.

Seven bloggers were invited to tour around organic farms in Camarines Sur and Albay. These farms are established Learning Sites of ATI Regional Training Center (RTC) V and each has its own unique products and services.

Free Seminar Raises Interest on Fruit Wine-Making

DILIMAN, Quezon City — Grapes are not the only fruits that could be made into a good wine as cashew, dragon fruit, guava, mango, pineapple, and many others can also be used.

Highlighting the economic potential of Philippine fruits, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) held a free seminar on wine-making last September 8, 2017 at the ATI Serrano Hall. It was attended by around 170 participants from different regions including Metro Manila, CALABARZON, and Central Luzon and provinces like Antique, Isabela, Pangasinan, and Western Samar.

ATI Kicks Off Urban Agriculture Exhibit

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) once again partners with Agriculture Magazine and Manila Bulletin in the promotion of Filipino farming technologies through the Urban Agriculture expo.

The two-day event will showcase different agricultural products and technologies from around 50 exhibitors from government agencies and private institutions nationwide. Aside from the exhibit, seminars and special demos will also be conducted for the registered 5,800 participants.

3rd AgriTalk Showcases Different Farming Technologies

DILIMAN, Quezon City—The 3rd AgriTalk 2017, held through the partnership of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and Agriculture Magazine of the Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp., served as an avenue to showcase various farming technologies and practices from different parts of the country.

Among these technologies is mushroom production using coffee grounds as demonstrated by John Regie Anthony Jaminal, proprietor of Perfect Mushrooms. Calling in help from some participants, Jaminal explained the process in seven easy steps.

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