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Teachers in Pigcawayan to Beautify their School thru Edible Landscaping

Gathering around a spot for observation of landscape.

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.

JICA-LIFT UP Pushes Project in Maguindanao; 480 Farmer-Beneficiaries Receive Farm Inputs

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.

Halal Program Exhausts Efforts on Free Range Chicken Enterprise

Halal Free Range Chicken Production, Field Visitation, Feta Farm,

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.

ATI-12 Answers Call for FLT; Wao Farmers, Fisherfolks Finish Course

Financial Literacy Training, budgetting, bookkeeping, recording

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

Farm Youth of Region 12 Showcase Talents, Skills to Help Develop Agricultural Sector

Cacao, Cooking contest, Regional Summer Youth Camp, 4-H, Farm Youth

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.

ATI XII Delivers Seminar on Sustainable Poultry Production for Maasim, Sarangani Raisers

Seminar, Gathering of people, Learning Poultry Production

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.

Region XII’s Organic Practitioners First Steps in Attaining Third Party Certification

Workshop, Planning, Group activity.

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 Farmers to Grow their own mushrooms at home!

Group activity in fruiting bag

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.

Farmers Train on Diversified Farming System in Support to Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation

Farming the diversified way

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.