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.
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.