LAKE SEBU – Regally rested on one of the crests of Lake Sebu highlands is Sebul Farm, a learning site of the Agricultural Training Institute 12 that yields an abundant array of organic crops, flocks, and fish.
PIGCAWAYAN, Cotabato - As of 2019, gardens in the school are already widespread in the country. It is an endeavour that the Department of Agriculture spearheaded to slowly encourage students to love agriculture. Thru these gardens, they can produce their own crops and not be reliant to those that are sold in the local market.
MAGUINDANAO – In lieu with the advances of the Japan International Cooperation Agency- Livelihood Improvement for the Transformation of Underserved Population (JICA-LIFT UP), a total of 480 farmer-beneficiaries hailing from four municipalities in Maguindanao have been awarded rudimentary agricultural inputs for them to utilize in their respective farms.
KORONADAL CITY – With the government taking increasing interest in Halal Free Range Chicken Production as a healthier alternative among other production means, ATI Region XII facilitated a 5-day Training of Trainers on Free Range Chicken Enterprise that targets to educate AEWs who are in turn, expected to further disseminate the same information to farmers.
WAO, LANAO DEL SUR – Harmonizing with the advances of Agricultural Credit Policy Program (ACPC) and Production Loan Easy Access (PLEA) platforms, ATI-XII has responded to the call for a necessitated Financial Literacy Training (FLT) to further educate farmers of a suitable financial management system and inform them of probable government interventions that would be of great help to the marketi
LAKE SEBU, SOUTH COTABATO – As several landowners and farmers in the municipality of Lake Sebu have shifted to rubber farming and production not long ago due to its huge market potentials, the same need for proper training was deemed necessary to boost income.
Koronadal City, South Cotabato- Lately, trainings on edible landscaping and urban gardening have been the in demand trainings in the Region and have gained so much participation from individuals willing to start their own backyard garden.
TULUNAN, North Cotabato. Here in the Philippines, where the population growth is more than 105million, the demand for poultry meat (dressed chicken) and table eggs as complimentary staple food remains high.
TANTANGAN, SOUTH COTABATO- With the theme “BIDA 4-H: Bringing Innovation and Development in Agriculture through 4-H Clubs”, the annual Regional Summer Youth Camp was held last May 1-3, 2019.
This event was conducted to realize the goal of 4-H Club Young Farmer’s Program (YFP) and encourage the farm youth to participate in development activities, especially for agriculture.
TANTANGAN, SOUTH COTABATO. Another concerted undertaking to boost mushroom industry in SOCCSKSARGEN was carried out by ATI-RTC XII, DA-RFO XII and LGU of Tantangan, South Cotabato.
MAASIM, Sarangani - Sustainability is a goal many wants to achieve in life, especially in agricultural production endeavors. Since 2018 the National Livestock Program (NLP) of the Department of Agriculture has been conducting advocacy seminars for the small scale and backyard poultry producers.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato – Generally, going for sustainability has always been the aim of any organic agriculture practitioner. To market organic products and make it a more profitable venture, one farm should undergo a third party certification to be able to use “Organic” term for their products.
COLUMBIO, Sultan Kudarat - ATI-RTC XII in coordination with DA-RFO XII and LGU of Columbio, Sultan Kudarat conducted two batches of free Technical Briefings on Mushroom Production last April 23 and 24, 2019 at the Municipal Gymnasium of Columbio, Sultan Kudarat. The briefings were attended by 105 local mushroom enthusiasts like agricultural extension workers, farmers, teachers and students.
PIGCAWAYAN, Cotabato - Teacher participants of Pigcawayan learned the essentials of creating a sustainable school garden in the Training on Edible Landscaping and Organic Vegetable Gardening for Public School Teachers in two separate batches.
ANTIPAS, North Cotabato- According to Climate Monitoring and Prediction of PAG-ASA, North Cotabato was observed to have experienced already the above-normal level of rainfall. This is one of the tangible evidences how unpredictable the climate is and how alarming it would be for the populace, most especially to the farmers, to deal with the unpredictable weather patterns in the area lately.