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Tue, 02/28/2017 - 8:45am

Banga, Aklan -  In a common goal to meet the growing demand for abaca and piña fiber in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) for Western Visayas has partnered with the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority to train farmers and processors from Capiz and Aklan on production, processing, and marketing.
 

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 1:35pm

As an initiative to provide market linkage to local farmers, the Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center VI (ATI-RTC 6) held a dinner forum titled “Garden Meets the Kitchen” last 16 February 2017 at the country’s prime tourist destination Boracay, Malay, Aklan. Garden Meets the Kitchen is an offshoot activity of the training on natural farming system for...

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 1:26pm

Some 100 farmers and fishersfolks witnessed the launching of the Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center in the Municipality of Culasi, Antique. FITS Center is a one-stop service facility that will provide the clients quick access to information and technology services. The Center is equipped with laptops/netbooks and internet connections so that clients will have access to...

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:57pm

To further enhance access to Agriculture and Fishery Knowledge Products and Services, ATI RTC 6 launched its e-Learning Lounge. Equipped with tablets and netbooks, the lounge will cater all clients who are in need of information on agriculture and fishery. Primarily, it will promote access to e-Learning, one of the component of electronic extension (e-Extension) service of ATI.

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 4:41pm

Some 588 farmers graduated from the Agricultural Training Institute’s School on the Air (SOA) on Packaging, Labeling, and Marketing of Fresh and Processed Herbs.

The SOA is one of the extension modalities of the ATI which annually offers a season long radio broadcast on farming management practices of site-specific crops. The program was launched early April at LGU Kalibo’s radio...

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 3:04pm

Staying true to its mantra of providing free education on agriculture and fisheries at “Any Time, Any Place, and Any Pace™”, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 6 has recently conducted a series of briefing and orientations at universities and colleges in the Region to promote the knowledge products and services offered under the e-Extension Program.