News

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 9:24am

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 which involves the cultivation of plants and rearing of animals in natural ways. It involves the use of biological materials, avoiding synthetic substances to maintain fertility and ecological...

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 3:00pm

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 participants from Mont Manna Fruits, Incorporated (MMFInc).
 

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 10:22am

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 in celebrating Proclamation No. 33, dated May 1989 declaring the month of May as the Farmers’ and Fisherfolk’s Month.
 

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 8:17am

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 Operations Roll-out training for Agricultural Extension Workers from these areas. 
 

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:14am

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 planning with the knowledge of climate and weather information system. This is done through integrating the concept of farming as a business, good agricultural practices and risk-proofing their...

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:20am

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 acquire new learning on the best practices of organic agriculture practitioners.