Thu, 07/31/2008 - 8:26am

Twenty-five district, provincial and municipal coordinators for hybrid rice participated the orientation and technical briefing on integrated technology demonstration on hybrid rice-based farming system on July 29-30, 2008.

Tue, 07/15/2008 - 1:34pm

The Agricultural Resource Management Section of ATI R8 spearheaded a workshop on enhancing organizational effectiveness for the center to not only do things right but to do the right things and concentrate resources and efforts on them.  It sought for the management to make the most of opportunities and challenges and to motivate and empower its staff to promote high morale and confidence...

Tue, 07/15/2008 - 12:33pm

The Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Unit 8 (DA-RFU 8) through the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI-R8) trained farmer-leaders on farmer-led extension strategy (FLES) for them to help spur agricultural and rural development by empowering fellow farmers.

Tue, 07/15/2008 - 10:10am

Concern for healthy food production, ATI 8 joins many other organizations in promoting organic farming.  It specifically empowered local extension workers on the knowledge and skills in organic farming for safe and nutritious food and to maintain ecological balance, and increase farm income.

Tue, 07/15/2008 - 9:56am

To ensure greater acceptance and success of the hybrid rice technology in the province of Leyte, ATI 8 gathered the ‘experts’ who both know the technology and have seen it perform locally.  Together they discussed and agreed with the ultimate users of the technology on how better to plant hybrid rice under the conditions prevalent in Leyte.