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Fri, 05/19/2017 - 3:50am

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 certification.
 

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 4:00pm

Goat industry performance report dated May 2016 reveals that Eastern Visayas goat inventory declined since 2013 for backyard and commercial farms from 53,632 mT to 34,514 mT in January 2016. Further, the region is one of the regions with less than 70,615 heads. Similarly, farm gate price increased by 1.62 percent per kilogram in 2015.

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 4:47pm

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 income. Since the crop is suited for processing because of its high starch content, value adding and processing of banana are important industries to maximize banana utilization in the country....

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 3:00pm

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 Alleviation: Extension Support to the 22 Provinces with High Poverty Incidence” program. The current batch of trainees are AEWs from Leyte and Eastern Samar provinces who have vital roles in the...

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).