ORMOC CITY, Leyte - Rice mechanization is one of the components of Republic Act No. 11203 or the Rice Tariffication Law. It is very helpful to farmers in terms of timeliness of operation, maximized production potential, increase in crop intensity, and the prevention of farm loss.
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Baybay City, Leyte - Corn is one of the most important crops in the Philippines as it ranks second to rice in the utilization of agricultural resources. Many products can be derived from corn grains through proper processing activities.
Jiabong, Samar - Corn is one of the Philippines’ most important crops. It not only provides food and nutrition to its consumers but it also contributes a lot to the livelihood of most Filipino farmers. However, corn is mainly used for its kernels but this doesn’t mean that some of its parts cannot be utilized. Corn husks are usually considered as farm waste.
ST. BERNARD, So. Leyte - The ATI RTC 8 in collaboration with Bendicar Farm Agro Eco Tourism and LGU Saint Bernard through the Office of Municipal Agriculture conducted the Seminar on Organic Vegetable Production with Extension Support at Brgy. Panian, Saint Bernard, Southern Leyte on August 18, 2020. Fifteen (15) 4-H Club members and young farmers attended the activity.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - The Rice Crop Manager has been helping farmers get personalized nutrient and crop management recommendations based on their site-specific rice-growing conditions. Recent research has proved RCM to be effective as it has increased rice production yield and ultimately, farmer’s income.
SIBYA - "to tell, to announce", is the Quarterly Publication of the Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center VIII, Visayas State University Campus, ViSCA, Baybay City, Leyte.
Click the link to view the April-June 2020 issue.
MERIDA, Leyte – Despite the on-going pandemic, ATI-RTC 8 still makes sure to provide its clients with the necessary services they need especially in the area of agriculture. Another cropping season for rice is about to begin.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte – As an agricultural region, 22% of Eastern Visayas’ land area is devoted to rice cultivation. Being the Philippines’ staple food, rice is no stranger to the plates of Filipino households.
Mondragon, N. Samar - Although the livestock industry is a promising endeavor, the industry still faces a lot of challenges especially in an era where diseases are inevitable. This greatly brings a negative impact not just for commercial scale growers but to small ones as well.
Baybay City, Leyte - Technology continues to aid ATI in the provision of extension services to its clients. Even with the inability of the center to conduct face-to-face trainings caused by the pandemic, ATI-RTC 8 sees to it that its clients are still equipped with the knowledge and skills they need during this time of crisis.