ILOILO, City – The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund’s (RCEF) extension component in the region kicks off with the conduct of the Training on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers of Region VI on October 7-11, 2019 at EON Centennial Hotel and Water Park, Iloilo City that was participated by 30 farmers from Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Antique, and Capiz.
SIGMA, Capiz - Three veterinarians of Aklan State University (ASU) together with the Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) Project Team provide valuable information on pig husbandry to 20 CRA farmers at Sitio Balud, Barangay Cogon, Sigma, Capiz on December 2, 2019.
LEZO, Aklan – Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center VI through the Rural-Based Organization (RBO) Program conducted a Farm Family Modelling Project from June to October 2019. The project provided a holistic support and interventions for the farm families which geared towards improved and uplift quality of life of the recipients to become model farms in the community.
SAN JOSE, Antique – “Nalipay ako tungod may pag asa na ang mga mangunguma.” [I am so happy that the (we) farmers have a hope.] This is the statement of Mr.
CAPIZ – Two batches of Provincial Information Caravan in the Province of Capiz were held to orient the farmers on the implementation of Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) at Nesta’s Hilltop, Roxas City for the first district and Mambusao, Capiz for the second district last November 27 and 29, 2019, respectively with 400 farmers participants.
ILOILO/CAPIZ – A total of 100 college students taking up Bachelor of Science in Agricullture and Veterinary Medicine were oriented on ATI’s e-extension services specifically on the e-learning component. e-Learning offers free online courses on crops, fisheries, social technology, sustainable agriculture, and livestock.
KALIBO, AKLAN – Twenty-one Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) from various Municipalities of Regions VI, VII and VIII identified as New Seed Inspectors for Visayas last November 22, 2019 at Bee Bee Lodge, Old Buswang, Kalibo, Aklan.
ILOILO PROVINCE – Two batches of Digital Farmers Program (DFP) training with 35 participants each composed of farmers and their youth partners were held at Tigbauan and Pavia, Iloilo last November 20 and 21, 2019, respectively.
BAGO CITY, Negros Occidental – Thirty new facilitators composed of 29 Agricultural Extension Workers and One Learning Site Cooperator are now ready to work together towards the goal of “Masaganang Ani at Mataas na Kita” of the Department of Agriculture during the recently concluded Training of Trainers on Inbred Rice Seeds Production and Farm Mechanization held at Negros First Organic Technolog