Baybay City, Leyte – “As a youth, it's a challenge for us how to stay productive during the pandemic”, said Armila Circulado, a participant to an ATI RTC 8 seminar.
Melinda P. Petalcorin
Baybay City, Leyte - ATI continues to encourage capable and deserving youth, particularly the children of smallholder farmers and fishers to pursue studies or a career in agriculture thru the Educational Assistance for the Youth (EAsY AGRI).
Tacloban City – Every home must grow its own food. This is the battle cry of the times. The world is facing various challenges, seen and unseen. However, hunger must not be one of them. Every home has the ability to feed themselves with safe and healthy food.
Calbayog City, Samar – With so much time on their hands due to the CoVid-19 pandemic, people are staying home and building their own gardens. ATI RTC 8 makes it a point to continue with its extension services so appropriate knowledge and skills are shared to clientele.
Borongan City, E. Samar – At a time when the world is grappled by the CoVid-19 pandemic, the government thru the Department of Agriculture addresses the need to Filipinos in the production of their own food. The Agriculture Training Institute and its network see to it that extension services are continuously provided.
The roads to Happy Farm in Macrohon, Southern Leyte gave life to the proverbial belief that finding happiness is not easy. To share the story of the farm meant traversing the narrow and winding roads which lead to a quaint barangay in a valley behind Mt. Tangub, just where could “happiness” be. Upon reaching the barangay, one still has to walk a few meters more before witnessing for himself what “happy” means.
All in the Family
Baybay City, Leyte – The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) continues with its capability building component as ATI RTC 8 conducts the Training on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers in Region VIII.
Samar – To mitigate the effects of climate change in agriculture, farmers must employ climate-smart technologies and strategies to sustain farm productivity. One of the highly affected production areas is on rice.
Ormoc City, Leyte – It’s that time once again! This time, Grades 9 and 10 students got to participate in ATI RTC 8’s fun-filled awareness campaign Rice and Organic Agriculture Awareness Reach Schools (ROARS).
Tunga, Leyte – Mention the word bees and people conjure images of sweet honey and stings. What most people don’t know is that there are species of bees that are stingless and they make really good honey!