The popular mentorship and coaching program for farmers and agripreneurs is now online and successfully launched in Region 02 on October 7, 2020. The Kapatid Agri Mentor Me Program (KAMMP) of the Go Negosyo in partnership with the Department of Agriculture through the Agricultural Training Institute is being conducted through virtual sessions.
The promotion of urban agriculture has reached the municipality of Gamu, Isabela. Right at the Cumigad’s Farm in barangay Linglingay, 25 individuals from different barangays convened for a face-to-face and video mediated information caravan on organic vegetable farming system.
Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar led the awarding of various projects to different farmers’ groups and local government units in Region 02 during his quick visit on September 30 at ATI-RTC 02, San Mateo, Isabela.
Cabagan, Isabela. Promoting urban agriculture is one measure of addressing stability of food supply and foster social integration among communities. The Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Training Institute in partnership with the Local Government Unit of Cabagan implements Urban Agriculture (UA) project.
Two batches of Retooling Course on Lowland Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers were conducted on August 10-12 and 12-14 at ATI-RTC 02 San Mateo, Isabela.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. The school-on-the air on organic agriculture, OK sa OA was concluded over the airwaves and social media pages of the Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02). The project has around 300 farmers and young farmers from different municipalities of Isabela and Cagayan participating.
Another batch of facilitators and trainers for the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Farm Schools were prepared to handle season-long modified farmers’ field school offered to rice farmers in the region.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC 02) conducted two batches of training on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) on Meat Processing for rural women.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. “Amid the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Regional Agriculture and Fishery Extension Network (RAFEN) spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02, convened for their semestral meeting.
“We are all affected by this Corona virus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, but we have to move on, we have to seek ways to help produce food for the majority.” These are the words of Center Director Imelda Guillermo during the opening of the management and performance review.