BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - The Digital Farmers Program is an avenue for farmers to learn about technology that can be useful in farming. This program is a collaborative effort between Smart Communications and the Agricultural Training Institute.
CAN-AVID, Samar –ATI-RTC 8 took part in extending technical support to its stakeholders in the region in line with Department of Agriculture’s Memorandum Circular No. 42 which provides the Implementing Guidelines for the Urban Agriculture Program Under Republic Act No. 11494 or the “Bayanihan to Recover as One Act” (Bayanihan II).
MERIDA, Leyte - The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 8 concluded the Phase III of the 5-month Farmer Scientist Training Program (FSTP) for farmers in Merida, Leyte.
Alang-alang, Leyte – Filipino farmers do not just rely on traditional knowledge in farming. They are open to learning new technologies which can improve their production. That and a supportive LGU will bring to fruition an empowered farming community.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte –ATI-RTC 8, with the support of the Local Government Units, conducted a series of trainings for farmers to adopt resilient farming practices in the region despite the pandemic and travel restrictions. The continuous support from the LGUs has allowed the Center to timely implement its programs and services to the farmers and agricultural extension workers.
Baybay City, Leyte – As customary, November finds ATI RTC 8 bringing rice and organic agriculture awareness to different schools in Eastern Visayas.
Baybay City, Leyte - The Digital Farmers Program, an initiative collaborated by the Agricultural Training Institute (DA-ATI) and SMART Communications, Inc., is a ladderized approach that teaches farmers with basic digital tools and technologies, particularly social media. In Eastern Visayas, DFP 101 was conducted for the first batch of participants in Baybay City, Leyte.
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.
ORMOC CITY, Leyte –ATI-RTC 8, in respond to the request from Ormoc City Agriculture Office, trained new members of the Ormoc City Jackfruit Producer’s Association (OCJPA) on GAP-anchored Jackfruit Production as distribution of 3,000 jackfruit seedlings commenced for its new members.