2017

  1. 08/17/2017 - 2:40pm
    Strengthening Engagements
    ATI-RTC8 strengthens alliances and partnerships for deeper development impacts particularly in the delivery of extension projects and services. The Center once again converged the provincial AFENs (...
  2. 08/15/2017 - 4:40pm
    Celebrating the Spirit of “Pag-ajonay”
    In Southern Leyte parlance, the word “ajonay” means to volunteer, help each other, support each other. Just as it should be, RIC members, farmers and fisher folk associations, and 4H club scholars...
  3. 08/15/2017 - 2:22pm
    Kananga Tier 2 Beneficiaries Pledge Commitment
    Twenty-eight beneficiaries from Brgy. Mahawan in Kananga, Leyte of the program "Increasing Agricultural Productivity toward Food Security and Poverty Alleviation: Extension Support to the Twenty-two...
  4. 08/01/2017 - 12:12pm
    FGTK is Best Extension Project
    ATI-RTC8's on-going extension project "From the Garden to the Kitchen (FGTK): Capacitating Women on Vegetable Production and Waste Recycling" was evaluated best on-going extension project among the...
  5. 07/25/2017 - 4:39pm
    FGLC-FCI and ATI: Partners for OA
    Region 8 has continuously geared up its efforts towards food sufficiency to compete with other regions in the country. Its focus is to make sure that the food supplied is safe, healthy, and chemical...
  6. 07/25/2017 - 11:04am
    DA-RFO 8 & ATI-RTC 8 conducted RCM refresher courses
    Rice Crop Manager (RCM) is a very dynamic and ever-expanding ICT tool in rice farming. For the past year, RCM has been upgraded with functionalities and additional apps to be more helpful to...
  7. 07/24/2017 - 9:00am
    Mamanwas Give Abaca a Try
    Indigenous People (IP) are known to thrive in livelihoods indicative of their closeness to nature. Handicraft making is one of the livelihoods aside from agriculture. The Mamanwa of St. Bernard,...
  8. 07/24/2017 - 8:42am
    Getting their yes
    "Organize your ideas to convince others." This is the core of the training course "How to get key decision makers to say yes to your project ideas" on July 18-20, 2017 at Grand...
  9. 07/17/2017 - 5:30pm
    FTGTTK: Enhancing Household Nourishment in Mondragon
      From the Garden to the Kitchen is one of the effective extension strategies of the RTC8 that encourages women in the households to locally produce food for their families. A successful pilot...
  10. 07/17/2017 - 10:13am
    Safe Corn through GAP
    Corn ranks next to rice as a staple crop in the Philippines. It is a source of subsistence and livelihood for many poor farmers in the country. It is a crop with versatile uses such as human food,...
  11. 07/17/2017 - 8:56am
    Zumarraga’s Seafood Products Level Up
    The fishing industry in the island municipality of Zumarraga, Samar have long thrived due to the abundance of fishes in its surrounding waters. However, there is more to this promising industry than...
  12. 07/10/2017 - 9:21am
    Libagon Vegetable Farmers oriented on GAP
    Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) is very important in assuring consumers that food supplied to them are fresh and safe.  Farmers have been concerned about growing successful crops that allow...
  13. 07/07/2017 - 5:00pm
    Improving farm standards with ICS installation
    In Region 8 farmers engaged in OA production have small farms. Farm production is small and hence cannot compete with big OA producers. Through ICS, product standards will be established for the...
  14. 07/04/2017 - 9:40am
    Mamanwas Try Organic Farming
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  15. 06/30/2017 - 8:27am
    ATI 8 conducts last batch of RCM Roll-out for 2017
    This year, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 8 (ATI-RTC 8) has been conducting a series of RCM roll-out trainings for AEWs to capacitate them in the basic knowledge on the...
  16. 06/30/2017 - 3:55am
    RTC 8 supports S. Leyte’s ASI program
    ATI-RTC 8 collaborated with the Provincial Government of Southern Leyte in their Agricultural Sustainability Initiative (ASI) program as spearheaded by the Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPA).
  17. 06/26/2017 - 2:44pm
    AEWs learn CSFBS on HVC
    Increase in production and profitability in agriculture can be achieved if issues on climate change can be addressed. A resilient farmscape ensures food security and sufficiency in the country.
  18. 06/23/2017 - 5:00pm
    Farmer-entrepreneurs develop product branding
    Zooming on the Center’s focus for the entrepreneurial skills of local farmers, and creating an authentic of brand identity for their products is quite a challenge. Especially for products...
  19. 06/23/2017 - 5:00pm
    Taft rice farmers explore RiDuKo
    Rice-Duck-Kuhol (RiDuKo) technology is one of the integrated farming practices at the ATI-accredited Juanito Eco Venture School for Practical Agriculture (JEFSPA) owned by Mr. Olegario Paredes, Jr in...
  20. 06/23/2017 - 3:28pm
    RTC 8's Tide Turner staff
    They execute artistic ideas, hence we give them the Tide Turner award for being innovative and creative. This cultivated a culture of innovation and creativity that goes beyond the boundaries of the...