Duran farm

Women in Agriculture Celebration Caps Off with Farm Tour

SAN ILDEFONSO, Bulacan – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), together with members of Rural Improvement Clubs from various regions in the Philippines celebrated the last hurrah of the Women in Agriculture Symposium through a farm tour at Duran Farm on March 3, 2017.

The 53 participants were briefed and toured by the owner herself, Desiree Duran. Starting off with an orientation, Duran shared how she started farming, which has proven to give inspiration to other women farmers.

Farm Tourism Industry in the Philippines Showcased at ASEAN Farmers' Week

MANILA, Philippines – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) showcased the country's farm tourism industry during the recently concluded ASEAN Farmers' Week.

The event was the Philippines’ commitment to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) efforts to stimulate economic growth, increase jobs, and reduce poverty through the agriculture sector’s human capital development.

How a Garbage Area Turned Out as a Farm: Saliot Visits Duran’s Farm in Bulacan

After almost 13 years of operation, Duran farm has just been inaugurated graced by ATI Director Asterio P. Saliot last February 27, 2014. Cutting of the ribbon was proceeded by a tour of the Duran Farm. Diversified crops, farm amenities, machinery area, fermentation area, flat bed dryer and other integrated enterprises were showcased in the developed farm owned by Desiree Duran located in San Ildefonso, Bulacan. A demonstration on seed bed preparation and planting was done during the farm tour led by Saliot and the scholars who were taking up their practicum in the area.

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