BANGA, Aklan – In support of the “Plant, Plant, Plant Program” of the Department of Agriculture (DA), ATI Region 6 converts the former dumpsite into a pond for tilapia growing. It is located inside the Atong Ugsaran, which is an ATI Region 6's Urban Agriculture Garden that showcases different technologies on vegetables, herbs and spices, poultry and livestock forages, and inland fish farming.

Swine artificial insemination facilities available now in the villages

The “Masaganang Ani at Mataas na Kita” as the Department of Agriculture’s battle cry, envisions to make smallholder Filipino farmers and fisherfolks more prosperous, with the goal of doubling their incomes. Modernizing Philippine agriculture could be done with the use of relevant and innovative technologies and sustained empowerment and skills development of farmers and fisherfolks. Increasing the low income of small Filipino farmers and fisherfolk could be the key to leveling up the country's agriculture sector.

Different but Not Less

“Different but not less” – a famous line of the movie Temple Grandin. The line speaks to our tendency to compare our genetic deficiencies and physical differences. We tend to see ourselves as less than because of them.

Alexander L. Llamas is different. He looks differently. He speaks differently. He has genetic differences.

Grow plants without a garden, the ‘Atong Ugsaran’ way

In this post we will walk you through the ‘Atong Ugsaran’, ATIng Gulayan project at ATI-RTC VI premises in support to Urban Agriculture Program. The project aims to localize food production to make food available, accessible, affordable, safe and provides additional income to urban areas.

Gardening is incredibly creative and a very rewarding hobby. Every garden is unique!

It’s therapeutic to dig in the dirt and watching plants' lush growth, and it’s rewarding.

Sweet Escape in Koronadal

Another School for Practical Agriculture in Region 12 is GerNil’s Farm owned by the Gawad Saka Awardee, Mr. Gerardo “Boy” Cordero in Brgy. Topland, Koronadal City. This farm specializes in processed coco products such as coco sugar and coco syrup distributed to major companies in Davao City.


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