BAYBAY City, Leyte –Based on recent extreme weather and climate events, it is crucial that the Philippines should prioritize more on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA). Communities both in urban and rural areas are heavily affected by such events.
BURAUEN, Leyte –ATI-RTC 8 in partnership with Villaconzoilo Farm has reached out to an increasing number of farmers in Eastern Visayas since the latter became a School for Practical Agriculture.
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.
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.
BAYBAY City, Leyte –Barangay Animal Health Workers (BAHW) are essential partners in the community especially where agricultural production is one the main income sources. Providing further trainings to perform basic animal health care practices will benefit not only the agriculture and extension sector, but the community as a whole.
CARIGARA, Leyte –In Eastern Visayas, the 2018 April-June PSA Quarterly report shows that banana reached 56,692 MT with a 0.2 increase compared to the same months in the previous year. aAs for locals, it is a crop that would not require much attention for cultural management.
Baybay City, Leyte –September is celebrated as the Civil Service Month in the Philippines with this year 2020 as the 120th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary. ATI RTC 8 celebrates the occasion highlighting the importance of health and wellness as a means to boost immunity and fight Co-Vid 19.
CARIGARA, Leyte –Limited mobility in the region has brought a valuable opportunity to strengthen ATI-RTC 8’s partnership with its accredited Learning Sites, Schools for Practical Agriculture, and Extension Service Providers to continuously provide extension service beyond borders.
Baybay City, Leyte – “I still use an old keypad mobile phone until now”, reveals Eliseo Ilocando, a 70-year old farmer from Baybay City, Leyte. Along with 9 other senior farmers, Mr. Ilocando braved the 1-day Digital Farmers Program 101 (DFP 101) to learn about digital farming.
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.