San Mateo, Isabela. The point person of the corn extension program of the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) facilitated the validation of new learning sites under the program.
San Mateo, Isabela. The top management of the Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02 (ATI 02) visited certified learning sites who implemented the modified farmers’ field school.
Together with the Provincial Directors of TESDA, Center Director Imelda Guillermo visited Isabela, Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya while OIC Asst. Center Director Maria Norma Maddalora visited Cagayan.
The organic agriculture and rice program are now on their final leg in conducting information caravans on backyard gardening. Another four batches of said campaign were conducted in different municipalities.
San Mateo, Isabela. Selected agricultural extension workers on corn participated on the Training of Trainers on Integrated Crop Management-Corn-Based Farming System. This is preparing them to conduct training for their farmers in this time of pandemic.
Basco, Batanes. After almost five months of discovering new technologies under the Farmer Scientist Training Program (FSTP) Phase 3, 20 farmers graduated from the training.
San Mateo, Isabela. The Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02 (ATI-RTC 02) will be conducting back to basis livestock advocacy campaign in selected municipalities in region 02. This is in response to the directive of the Department of Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar to refocus the national livestock program in response to the COVID-19 crisis situation.
Embracing the new normal brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the corn program of the ATI Region 02 modified its support to the farmers. To ensure that knowledge gained from the training will be applied, the corn program allocated funds for the starter kits.
San Mateo, Isabela. The Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (PMEU) of ATI-RTC 02 will be conducting result-based monitoring and evaluation on the Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) Project livelihood assistance to the selected beneficiaries in region 02. This RBME project aims to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of the interventions given by the ATI-RTC 02.
Through the years, the ATI-RTC 02 has substantially promoted integrated farming system on rice, corn, livestock and high value crops.
For this year, urban farming system is extensively campaigned to address food sufficiency during the emergency crisis brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
SAN MATEO, ISABELA. Agriculture Secretary William Dar said “the youth, given the appropriate support, can meaningfully contribute to rebooting Philippine agriculture.” Indeed, the youth is the hope of our fatherland.