San Mateo, Isabela. After almost three months from establishment when enhanced community quarantine was enforced, it is harvest time for the ATI-RTC 02 ATIng Gulayan.
In preparation for the opening of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Farm Schools for the Wet Season 2020, the ATI-RTC 02 is conducting a 10-day training of trainers from June 22 to July 3.
San Mateo, Isabela. The continuation of the Training of Trainers (TOT) on Climate Resilient Farm Business School (CRFBS) finally pushed through after its cancellation in March due to the declaration of the enhanced community quarantine because of the Corona virus disease (COVID-19).
SAN MATEO, ISABELA. In today’s new normal, the use of internet and radio is increasing to cater to the information and technology needs of individuals.
For the Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02, its Facebook page and radio program were utilized harnessing the dissemination of information and agricultural technologies in the region.
SAN MATEO, ISABELA. Responding to the call of intensifying the promotion of the Plant, Plant, Plant Program of the Department of Agriculture, series of video mediated information caravan on backyard vegetable production was conducted.
Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continued its services but strictly following the protocol of the Inter-agency Task Force.
The ATI in Region 02 turned over the Artificial Insemination (AI) sa Barangay Project to De Vera AI Center at Darubba, Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya.
In support to the Plant, Plant, Plant Program of the Department of Agriculture, the Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center 02 started to distribute backyard garden starter kits to farmers on April 27.
Aside from disseminating information, education and communication (IEC) materials on Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) and rice technology updates, flipchart on palaycheck system were packaged, reproduced and distributed to farm schools conducting the modified farmers’ field school.
Before the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine, the evaluators of the Gawad Saka was able to conduct evaluation of the regional entries for the search for outstanding rural improvement club (RIC).
Even before the enhanced community quarantine because of the corona virus disease (COVID-19), Center Director Imelda Guillermo of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in Region 02 is always encouraging staff to establish their own home garden. “Walk the talk”. Our credibility as trainers are seen in our practice, she said.