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Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:52pm

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Women play an essential role in the agricultural growth of our country but they still continue to face obstacles and receive limited recognitions for their valuable contributions to food production and food security.

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:22am

DILIMAN, Quezon City – What do the Filipino youth think about most these days?

For 25-year-old Janbert Aranza, it’s about how to sustain his business of grafting fruit trees and expand his knowledge on farming.

“Agriculture is the backbone of any economy for without it, there would be no food. Without food, we would not be able to produce all the other materials we need to survive. The youth truly needs to know the importance of farming and agriculture,” the young farmer from Barangay Lunga, Valencia, Negros Oriental said in an interview.

Mon, 02/29/2016 - 3:10pm

QUEZON Province – The School-on-the-Air (SOA) initiative of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is currently touching the hearts of hundreds of farmers in Quezon Province, helping them realize their dreams for their respective farms and farming enterprises.

Mon, 02/29/2016 - 2:00pm

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – “As a supervisor, one must be rational, brave, and not perform against public policy no matter what the circumstances,” emphasized Dr. Asterio P. Saliot, Director of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) to the participants of the 1st Track of the Supervisory Development Course (SDC).

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:40pm

BALER, Aurora – The growing Information Services (IS) workforce from the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) central office and network of training centers all gathered to further boost collaboration and cooperation in the attainment of the Institute’s knowledge management (KM) efforts starting this year and beyond.

The first ever grand meet-up during the 1st KM Updates for 2016 served as a platform to create shared understanding and appreciation on the functions of an IS personnel and the KM programs, projects and activities for 2016, especially among new entrants.

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 6:03pm

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – As new technological advances become more ingrained into society, industries are continually challenged. However, there’s still hope for agriculture to thrive even in this digital age.

Thanks to a team of journalists and social media experts from the local social news network, Rappler, five members of the newly formed Social Media Team of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), along with other multi-agency group of communicators, learned new strategies to champion the cause of farming and fishing industries in the social media.

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 3:24pm

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Leading the development of the country’s agriculture and fisheries through improved extension services, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) launched two important documents on agricultural and fishery extension (AFE) in celebration of its 29th anniversary celebration.

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 11:00am

LAS PIÑAS CITY, Philippines – As poverty remains to be one of the biggest developmental issues in the country, poverty reduction continues to be at the core of government services. Over the years, development processes became more participatory especially for the stakeholders. As the country aims for steady and inclusive economic growth, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) ensures continued support to the Filipino youth and farmer-organizations.