Barangay officials of Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya, Sta. Maria, Isabela and Sto. Niño, Cagayan attended an awareness campaign on Bantay ASF sa Barangay (BABay ASF) conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 02. It was held on on July 1, June 30, and June 22, 2021 respectively.
With the aim to increase the number of farm tourism sites in the region, a five-day training titled Pasyalan sa Kabukiran: Learning Sites in Agriculture Towards Farm Tourism was conducted by ATI-RTC 02 on May 24-28, 2021.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. Stepping up its advocacy efforts to use technology for development to bridge the digital divide, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 02 in partnership with Smart Communications conducted a one-day Training of Trainers (ToT) on Digital Farmers Program (DFP) 101.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. Targeting more than 3,000 rice farmers in Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino provinces in Cagayan Valley Region, the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 02 (DA RFO 2) together with the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) formally launched the School-on-the-Air on Smart Rice Agriculture.
Cauayan City. In its desire to intensify the adoption of hybrid rice technology, the Department of Agriculture Region 02 in collaboration with the Rice Board, national and local government, private sectors and farmers spearheads the 12th National Rice Technology Forum (NRTF) at Nungnungan 2, Cauayan City, Isabela on April 6-8, 2021.
Local farmers and fishers also get the spotlight as the agriculture sector joins the celebration of the Filipino Food Month this April.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. Selected Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) were trained on Organic Agriculture Production with extension support. It was part of the advocacy of the Agricultural Training Institute on organic agriculture for food safety and workers welfare. It was conducted on March 16-18, 2021 in ATI-RTC 02, San Mateo, Isabela.
The Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) in strong collaboration with the Department of Agriculture - Regional Field Office (DA RFO 2) spearheaded the consultation meeting on the organization of the Provincial Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Network (PAFEN) and the conduct of the School-on-the-Air on Smart Rice Agriculture.
In celebration of the national women’s month honoring every Juana, a champion woman-farmer and learning site cooperator was featured on Ugnayang ATI radio program of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC). Mrs. Arlene Lopez of Lopez Integrated Farm in Buenavista, Gamu, Isabela shared her story as an empowered woman-farmer on March 11, 2021 episode.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. The School-on-the Air on Smart Rice Agriculture (SOA-SRA) sets to reach 3000 farmers from Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino provinces this year. It aims to improve farmers knowledge on smart rice technologies with an end goal of improving rice yield.