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Tue, 02/28/2012 - 5:20pm

MANILA -- The Philippine Extension Network Inc., or PEN Inc. will host the 4th National Agriculture, Fisheries and Natural Resources Extension Symposium on May 2 to 5, 2012 at Aklan State University, Banga, Aklan. This year's theme is “Agriculture, Fisheries and Natural Resources Extension Service: Securing Active Responses to Uncertain Weather Events”.

Mon, 02/27/2012 - 4:32pm

MALAY, Aklan – Intending to further improve the services and programs under the e-Extension Program for Agriculture and Fisheries, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), as the lead implementing agency of the Program, recently held the e-Extension Portal Content Workshop and e-Learning Documentation Writeshop.

Fri, 02/03/2012 - 1:44pm

The Department of Agriculture (DA) through the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) has just launched a concept showcasing a more holistic and integrated community-based agribusiness ecotourism program where farmer-leaders will serve as the “teachers” and the community extension workers and their farmlots as the “school” for hands-on training.
 

Mon, 01/30/2012 - 3:00pm

MANILA -- Since its first debut in the Philippines a year ago, Nutrient Manager for Rice Mobile (NMRiceMobile) – designed to give fertilizer guidelines to rice farmers via their mobile phones – is now available via smart phones with Android operating systems.

Thu, 01/26/2012 - 12:14am

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Celebrating 25 years of existence is one thing but serving the Filipino farmers and fishers for more than two decades is on another level.

Wed, 01/11/2012 - 9:27am

MANILA – The e-Extension Program for Agriculture and Fisheries can consider 2011 a banner year.

With 25 e-Learning courses offered, almost 10,000 registered users in the e-learning site coupled with 5,624 enrollees and 3,572 graduates, the e-Extension Program truly had a successful year.

Tue, 01/03/2012 - 5:15pm

 DILIMAN, Quezon City -- The Department of Agriculture through the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) recently conducted a series of Island-Wide Training of Trainers on Upland and Lowland Rice Quality Seed Production and Community Seed Banks.

Around 160 participants from DA-Regional Field Unit (DA-RFUs), Irrigators` Associations (IAs), and Offices of the Provincial and Municipal Coordinators of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and Regions I to XIII except IX attended the activity.