2010

  1. 12/06/2010 - 4:34pm
    e-Learning turns three
    On December 11, 2010 e-Learning celebrated another milestone, its third year anniversary. The e-Learning for Agriculture and Fisheries (A & F) is a major component of the Department of...
  2. 11/08/2010 - 11:17am
    More SOA graduates
    Another School-on-the-Air (SOA) on PalayCheck System culminated on October 27, 2010 in the western part of Samar Island. Only 10 of the 167 enrollees were not able to graduate.  Topping the SOA...
  3. 10/22/2010 - 12:28pm
    Submergence-Tolerant Rice Production training conducted
    The decreasing rice lands and increasing number of mouths to feed led to producing rice even in most unlikely areas, like those that are prone to flooding. With climate change, flooding can be more...
  4. 10/22/2010 - 12:20pm
    210 confirmed SOA graduates
    Of the 317 School-on-the Air (SOA) enrollees, 210 made it to the finals.  They were confirmed graduates on October 7, 2010 during the graduation rites held at the Capitol Building of the...
  5. 09/13/2010 - 9:40am
    Equipping AEWs
    With the advancement in information and communication technology comes the challenge for our agricultural extension workers to tap it to work for them.  This is better applied in making their...
  6. 09/07/2010 - 8:24am
    4H clubbers in project development training
    With their projects already funded, 4H clubbers and their coordinators went through another training on project devepment and management to further enhance their capabilities in enterprise...
  7. 08/26/2010 - 11:27am
    AgRevOLUtion for the AFENs
    The Agricultural Training Institute 8 spearheaded the AgRevOLUtion (Agricultural Revitalization through Optimum Latent Resource Utilization) activity for the officers of the provincial AFENs which...
  8. 08/25/2010 - 3:05pm
    4H clubbers learn asexual propagation
    Twenty-six 4H club officers and members tried their hands on asexual propagation during their training on nursery establishment and mangement on August 24-26, 2010 at the Agricultural Training...
  9. 08/25/2010 - 1:05pm
    Another season-long TOT starts
    With the effort to regain self sufficiency in rice production, the Agricultural Training Institute in Region 8 started another Season-Long Training of Trainers on PalayCheck System.  There are...
  10. 08/13/2010 - 9:31am
    Introducing Farmers' Contact Center
    The Farmers and Fisherfolk Day of the Visayas State University on August 10 became an opportune time for ATI 8 to introduce the Farmers' Contact Center. More than 2,000 farmers, fisherfolk and...
  11. 08/05/2010 - 8:39pm
    Sec. Alcala swears in six DA officials
     
  12. 07/27/2010 - 9:00am
    IPM techno updates held
    ATI 8 conducted one-day forum in 12 sites on Integrated Pest Management on rice from July 1 to 21, 2010 through out the region.  Farmers' attendance in each forum ranges from 65-105.  The...
  13. 07/26/2010 - 12:38pm
    4H program performances assessed
    The 4H Club Youth Development Program has been a significant stride to address the needs of 4H clubs.  Many 4H clubs have evolved into a potent force in helping the Department of Agriculture...
  14. 07/20/2010 - 9:13am
    ATI 8 staff in PowerPack Pro sessions
    ATI 8 strengthened its human resource through a PowerPack Pro sessions with the System Technology Institute Ormoc Branch in Ormoc City on July 12-16, 2010.
  15. 07/16/2010 - 9:53am
    ATI 8 artist displays artwork
    ATI 8 Artist Romarico "Rico" A. Palacio joined nine other artists in another exhibit titled "Hang-aw" at the Art Gallery of the Adamson University in Manila. The exhibit is a fund...
  16. 07/08/2010 - 11:45am
    Alcala assumes DA post
      Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala receives from outgoing Agri chief Bernie
  17. 07/08/2010 - 11:14am
    Former Congressman Alcala named as new DA Chief
    The helm of Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary has been considered one of the more difficult roles to fill in the President’s cabinet. One reason seen is because of the agriculture sector...
  18. 07/01/2010 - 12:09pm
    SOA PalayCheck aired in Eastern Samar
    A School-on-the-Air program is being aired in Eastern Samar with two hundred ninety-nine rice farmers enrolled in the course on PalayCheck.  The program is aired during Monday, Wednesday and...
  19. 07/01/2010 - 8:47am
    Accessing e-Learning
    The Agricultural Training Institute 8 showed agricultural extension workers the enabling power of the information communication technology to enhance extension delivery system. Eighteen agricultural...
  20. 06/18/2010 - 10:58am
    ATI 8 Joins Goat Festival
    Close to 700 goat raisers, agricultural extension workers, local government officials and representatives from both government and non-government agencies, state colleges and universities, and...