SOA on Goat Production Breeds 500 Graduates

A SOA graduate shakes hand with Info Section Chief Cirlo Nuyles while Center Director Vivien Carable (2nd from left) looks on.

 GUINOBATAN, Albay- The School-on-the-Air (SOA) graduates this year  just breached the thousand mark.
This after more than 500 goat raisers from the province of Albay graduated from the distance learning program of the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center 5 (ATI-RTC 5) entitled ‘ATIng Kaugnay Tele-Radio Magazine School-on-the-Air on Goat Production.’

They passed the course wherein  for four months, they listened to various modules aired live over 89.1 Idol FM every Saturday from 9am to 10 am. Furthermore, they could watch a delayed broadcast over a local cable television from 10am to 11am.

Last March, the SOA produced 500 graduates on vegetable production.
ATI-RTC 5 OIC Center Director Vivien Carable led the commencement exercise.  Also in attendance are representatives from the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist of Albay and various municipal agricultural offices in the said province.
The graduation was held at Charisma Function Hall, Guinobatan, Albay last August 4, 2017.