2017

  1. 05/25/2017 - 3:06pm
    Zumarraga formally launched its FITS Center
    The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Zumarraga, Samar through its Municipal Agriculture Office formally launched the Farmers Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center on May 22, 2017. The...
  2. 05/19/2017 - 3:50am
    SOFAOC gears up for certification
    They attended the ICS training at ATI-RTC 8. They have started implementing the system. Now, they have come to put in black and white the system that will make possible their association’s...
  3. 05/11/2017 - 4:47pm
    New ways of Banana Processing for Samar Farmers
    Banana, locally known as “saging”, is considered as one of the important food sources in the Philippines. It is commonly grown as a backyard crop by farmers both as source of food and...
  4. 05/08/2017 - 3:00pm
    Learn to Lead continues for more Tier 2 counterparts
    ATI-RTC 8 continues to train the agricultural extension workers (AEW) for the Batches 2 and 3 of the Tier 2 or “Increasing Agricultural Productivity Towards Food Security and Poverty...
  5. 05/08/2017 - 9:24am
    From Crops to Cash in San Vicente, N. Samar
    True to its mandate, ATI-RTC 8 continues to spread the good word on organic agriculture (OA). In Region 8, it conducts trainings on OA farming for its stakeholders. Organic farming is a technique...
  6. 05/05/2017 - 3:00pm
    Mont Manna gets assistance on GAP Pineapple
    The Agricultural Training Institute thru the request of the City Agriculture Office - Ormoc, assisted a training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on pineapple production and processing with...
  7. 05/04/2017 - 10:22am
    RTC8 joins Farmers and Fisherfolk’s Month Celebration
    Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center 8, represented by Dr. Vilma M. Patindol, along with other attached agencies and bureaus of the Department of Agriculture in Region 8 joined...
  8. 05/03/2017 - 8:17am
    RTC 8 reaches out to Northern and Eastern Samar provinces through RCM
    Reaching out to rice farmers from Northern and Eastern Samar provinces, the Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center 8 conducted Batch 4 of the Rice Crop Manager (RCM) Use and...
  9. 05/02/2017 - 11:14am
    RTC 8 holds TOT on CSFBS for 2017
    As its main purpose, the Climate Smart Farm Business School (CSFBS) aims to enhance the capacity of agricultural trainers, technicians, and farmers to discuss and understand farm management and...
  10. 04/28/2017 - 9:20am
    Learning OA Success from CALABARZON Counterparts
    People can grow, develop, and become successful by learning through the experiences of others.   Hence, the ATI-RTC 8 provided an avenue for select Region 8 farmers with learning sites to...
  11. 04/25/2017 - 5:59pm
    ATI Courseware developers gear up for Course conversion
    The e-Learning for Agriculture and Fisheries is a major component of the Philippine's Department of Agriculture's e-Extension Program. Its lead implementing agency is the Agricultural Training...
  12. 04/25/2017 - 1:01pm
    Samar and N. Samar AEWS Learn to Lead
    The program, “Increasing Agricultural Productivity Towards Food Security and Poverty Alleviation: Extension Support to the 22 Provinces with High Poverty Incidence” aims to provide farm...
  13. 04/24/2017 - 8:47am
    Basey farmers invade JEFSPA for RIDUKU
      "This is a dream come true. I have ducks but I don't know what to do with these creatures, " Juliana Calomot quips.   Juliana was one of the thirty (30) participants who...
  14. 04/14/2017 - 10:42am
    ATI extends CSFBS to Kananga Rice Farmers
    ATI’s  Climate Smart Farm Business School (CSFBS) takes the school to more farmers to help them become market-oriented and  climate-smart. This extension modality integrates the...
  15. 04/07/2017 - 11:06am
    Sulat senior citizens engage in food processing
    Senior citizens of Region 8 continue to transform society’s perception of the elderly. They may be in their twilight years but they still have much to offer for their respective communities....
  16. 04/07/2017 - 10:20am
    Tunga women go organic
    Once there is always nutritious food on the table, the problem of households with malnourished children can be addressed. On this premise, the Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center...
  17. 04/03/2017 - 12:00am
    Orientation starts for ATI Tier 2 program
    The Agricultural Training Institute-RTC 8 will implement the ATI Tier 2 program in identified provinces with highest poverty incidence –Samar and Leyte. The program primarily intends to...
  18. 03/27/2017 - 3:00pm
    Other than kropek and feeds
      Various livelihood sources were distributed to the municipalities in Region 8 to further alleviate their situation after the consecutive typhoons in the last two years. These include...
  19. 03/27/2017 - 10:49am
    Batch 2 RCM Trainees gear up for 2017 target interviews
    As one of the implementers of the Rice Crop Manager (RCM) program, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 8 in collaboration with DA-RFO 8 rolls out RCM to extension...
  20. 03/24/2017 - 12:29pm
    Banking on the community spirit for seed preservation
    The changing environment poses a threat to food production. Without a stable seed supply, farmers will not be able to plant crops hence affecting the already dwindling food supply for an ever-...