BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - For years now, the Agricultural Training Institute has been celebrating what is known as the National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM). This annual celebration is held every November to raise awareness about the importance of rice and the key players in the production of the commodity. This year, the celebration highlights the theme, “Grow local. Buy local.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - As the mode of information dissemination continues to go wireless, ATI-RTC 8 continues to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to farmers and agriculture enthusiast in Eastern Visayas.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - After its launching on July 20, 2020, ATI-RTC 8’s “Humay Gad” the Radio Broadcast on Rice Production has made waves in the lives of its avid listeners may it be on-air or online. Being made available through online livestreaming, the program has extended its reach to more viewers not limited to Eastern Visayas residents alone.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte –The year has brought quite remarkable changes at the Center.
BAYBAY City, Leyte - Agriculture and Fishery related activities are considered part of the frontline services needed amid the COVID-19 pandemic and that movement of actors involved in the sector must not be hampered and slowed down.
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.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte –The Department of Agriculture’s “Plant, Plant, Plant” program has ignited every Filipinos’ gardening passion amidst the pandemic. For ATI-RTC 8, this developed into a series of seminars on Urban Agriculture with extension support across all commodities.
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.