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Mon, 03/20/2017 - 9:35am

Corn is second to rice as the most important crop in the Philippines. It is an important substitute staple in periods of rice shortage and a primary source of animal feeds and raw material in processing industries. With the threat of climate change, corn production is at risk as climate change has already significantly impacted agriculture (Lobell et al., 2011) and is expected to further...

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 3:00pm

Agricultural Training Institute is one of the implementers of the Rice Crop Manager roll-out program. This aims to train the agricultural technologists in using the RCM application and interview rice farmers in their respective municipalities. Interviewed farmers will be included in the roster of clients to be given recommendation by the regional RCM call agent.
 

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 3:00pm

Technical briefings on hybrid rice production continues  in Almeria, Leyte. Fifty-two (52) rice farmers attended the activity  held on March 7, 2017 and learned about the recommended techniques in growing hybrid rice, and explain the advantages of hybrid rice vs. inbred including its cost and return analysis.
 

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 3:10pm

 
In agriculture, a woman's worth can never be underestimated. Women have long proven that they can stand alongside their male counterparts and do back-breaking work in the field.

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 11:14am

 "Mastery spells the difference between confidence and apprehension". 
 
This was among the insights that Training Center Superintendent I Hazel Grace T. Taganas shared to the agricultural extension workers (AEW) of the local government units and the coconut development officers (CDO) of the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) in Southern Leyte during the...

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:00pm

Projects are the cutting edge of development. One of the most difficult problems confronting agricultural administrators in developing countries is implementing development programs. Much of these can be traced to poor project preparation.