Success Stories

Over the years, ATI has observed and documented success stories among its clients as a result of its Extension programs. These success stories are living proof of the Institute’s undying effort to provide an improved and proactive extension service to the agriculture sector.


     “Just as long as I am contented and satisfied of what I have done, that for me is the true measure of success. Money is nothing. We are all pilgrims on earth.”
     “Sipag at Tiyaga” or shall we say, hardwork and perseverance are the secrets of Mr. Serapin Dacula Jr. during his productive training in Japan on 2012. ‘Mapen’ as his neighbors and friends call him is one of the 4H (Head, Heart, Hands and Health) Club members in Barangay Basag, Butuan City.
   “For our love and passion of eating pure, fresh and organic vegetables and other farm produce, we decided to venture Organic Agriculture.” exclaimed Mr. Pablito Catubig, Magsasakang Siyentista from San Jose, Province of Dinagat Islands. The couple chose to go back and live permanently in Aling Emma’s hometown in San Jose, PDI after they got married in Cebu City.
   “I could still recall how eager I was to help my mother in the farm over playing with my childhood friends,” Melinda said with grateful heart.
   The Local Government Unit of Remedios Trinidad Romualdez (RTR), Agusan del Norte has a notable production area for abaca at barangays of San Antonio, Tagbongabong and Balangbalang. Similar to rice, abaca has gained economic importance as source of income in the municipality. With these potentials, LGU is working on its sustainability and development with the ultimate vision of...
   Being a prolific businessman all his life, Mr. Victor Neal “Loloy” O. Palarca of Barangay Tagcatong, Municipality of Carmen, Agusan del Norte did not expect of finding opportunities in Agriculture despite of his urban location and limited resources.