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Nov 05 2015

          Corn is the second most important crop of the Philippines.  Farm households depend on corn as a major source of livelihood. 

Oct 29 2015

Pili ,Camarines Sur – Agricultural technologies are developed for achieving increase in productivity and income or overall economic growth of our farmers. Access to these technologies is important so farmers can effect change in their lives.

Recognizing the role of extension workers in bridging the knowledge gap between the researchers and farmers, the Agricultural Training Institute...

Oct 08 2015

Pili, Camarines Sur – The DA-Sikat Saka Program was launched to help rice farmers access timely, adequate and affordable production credit and promote individual credit worthiness.

To instill skills, traits and positive values to farmer borrowers, the ATI RTC 5, organized nine (9) Sikat Saka Program Briefing and Training on Credit Worthiness.

The training is a whole-day...

Oct 05 2015

PILI, Camarines Sur - The significant evidence of an ageing farmer population is one of the challenges in agriculture. Young people have become disenchanted with agriculture due to the poor image of persons involved in the sector.

To make agriculture more attractive and rewarding to the younger generation, ATI RTC 5 organized a Local Farm Exchange Visit for 4-H club leaders and...

Feature Stories

GUINOBATAN, ALBAY – Home-based but not helpless.

This perfectly describes Lazara Nibungco – wife, mother, former teacher, civic leader, and home-based entrepreneur of Travesia, Guinobatan, Albay.

Now 65 years old, Manay Ning grows various vegetables and culinary herbs in small, compact gardens around the family home and on its rooftop.

She uses organic farming...

YAFSP assessmentYAFSP Regional Assessment

This is a compilation of the evaluative comments from Bicol Region's beneficiaries of the Youth in Agriculture and Fisheries Scholarship Program (YAFSP) during the Assessment Workshop held December 18 and 19, 2012 at ATI, Guinobatan, Albay.


Impressions of an EHRDP Scholar

Elsa B. Basmayor is an Agricultural Technologist of LGU-Minalabac in Camarines Sur province who took up Master of Science in Resource Management at the Central Bicol State University of Agriculture.