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.


   It’s not just the usual scenery of flora and fauna. For ‘agrophilics’ and nature-seekers, this farm is an intertwine of leisure, learning and adventure. In Alameda Farm, you experience the sights and sounds of nature, the taste of healthy, organically-grown produce, and the feel of adrenaline rush while being whisked over and yonder the sprawling landscape of...
   Neither Lucio Tan nor Henry Sy serves as the inspiration of this successful organic rice farmer from Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur. Instead, he looks up to a small, yet hardworking ant that never gives up and dreams big.    Engineer Carlos “Bong” Salazar, 61 years old, shares that his secret to success is emulating the qualities of an ant: wise, hardworking,...
     “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.