Eleven (11) farmers from the province of Davao Oriental and Davao City received their fund support cheque amounting to Php 150,000 each from the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) after having been certified as Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) cooperators in 2019.
Bee farming is an awaiting industry to unveil in Maragusan, Davao De Oro as some farmers and students are now equipped on the technical know-how on beekeeping technology after finishing the School on the Air (SOA) on Beekeeping of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI), in close partnership with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Maragusan and Maragusan Mun
Food insufficiency is the most pressing problem that government has to address with urgency especially during this time of pandemic. Continued food production both in the rural and urban areas, and producing one’s own food like vegetables is a significant way to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on the supply of edible crops in the market.
It is a reality that virtual classrooms will become the norm this year. With this sudden shift away from the physical classroom, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) is ready to take on the challenge to innovate online tools for better delivery quality of trainings related to agriculture.
In support to the Department of Agriculture’s intensified Urban Agriculture Project under the Plant Plant Plant Program, the Agricultural Training Center-Regional Training Center XI takes the lead in advocacy campaign by establishing a community garden called “ATIng Gulayan” that will serve as model farm in showcasing replicable technologies in urban agriculture (UA).
Amidst the challenges in implementing public gatherings such as face-to-face trainings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) is preparing to switch from physical classroom to virtual classroom as the ‘new normal’ in carrying out its extension services.
Sa pagdiriwang natin ng Araw ng Manggagawa, ATIng bigyang pugay ang lahat ng mangagawang Pilipino na nanatiling tapat at buong puso na naglilingkod sa kanilang tungkulin sa gitna nakaambang panganib sa kalusugan dulot ng pandemiyang COVID-19.
As the country is taking stronger measures to contain the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19, keeping ourselves and our family healthy is as important as minimizing physical contact and sanitizing our homes.
Staying productive while on Work from Home (WFH) arrangement, ATI Davao Region staff make themselves extra busy cultivating their home vegetable gardens.
This is in support of the "Plant Plant Plant Program" of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to attain household food security amidst the current crisis on COVID-19.
To help intensify the promotion of Urban Gardening as the answer for food availability during this time of crisis brought by COVID-19, the Agricultural Training Institute-XI initiated the #PostYourVegetableGardenChallenge – a social media challenge that dares Facebook users to share pictures of their vegetable gardens at home, to let other online users see, like, share and draw inspiration from