From the Regions
Malaybalay City, Bukidnon- A total of 43 ASF frontliners from the municipalities and cities of the Province of Bukidnon attended the 'Orientation Seminar on Border Control Measures Against African Swine Fever (ASF)'. This two batch activity will commence on September 21-22, 2020 at Veranda, Casisang, Malaybalay City.
BANGA, AKLAN – The Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center 6 welcomes the 14 new scholars of the EAsY AGRI Program during the virtual Orientation of Scholars on September 19, 2020 via Zoom.
MADRID, Surigao del Sur- The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Madrid, Surigao del Sur has finally launched its Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center on September 14, 2020 at Brgy. Linibunan, Madrid.
PILA, Laguna - The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CALABARZON in partnership with the Municipal Agriculture Office of Pila, Laguna conducted the second batch of Seminar on Urban Agriculture for 4H/RBO on September 18, 2020 via google meet. A total of 20 teachers and students of Don Manuel Rivera Memorial National Highschool participated in the activity.
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – Uniformed personnel of the 564th Engineer Construction Battalion, 51st Engineer Brigade, Philippine Army were taught of the basics of planting organic lowland vegetables in the urban setting.
CALAMBA CITY, Laguna – In support to the Plant, Plant, Plant Program or “Ahon Lahat, Pagkaing Sapat (ALPAS) Laban sa Covid-19” program of the Department of Agriculture in ensuring food security and availability, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CALABARZON initiated the radio broadcast on urban gardening entitled, “Kalahamanan: Kaalaman at Kahalagahan ng Paghahalaman.” Kahalamanan is a
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.
PILA, Laguna – 20 farmers received free range chicken starter kits, consisting of chicks, chick booster, D1 Darak, and a bottle of Probiotics.
ATI CALABARZON Center Director, Marites Piamonte-Cosico and Pila town mayor, Hon. Edgardo Ramos and Municipal Agriculturist (MA), Camilo Palacol handed them over during the closing ceremony of the ATI-led training last September 17, 2020.
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BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – If you think garden pot making is a woman’s world, you are probably wrong. During ATI-Caraga’s Do-it-yourself Garden Pot Challenge, male contestants romped away with the top three honors. As announced last September 15, 2020 in the center’s Facebook page, the following winners were:
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.
A three-day Online Summit 2020 was initiated by The Philippine College of Lifestyle Medicine (PCLM) spearheaded by their President, Dr.
BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte - Intensified food production is now the call of the times. With the ill-effects of COVID-19 such as hunger, loss of jobs and businesses down, the need to innovate and initiate is a must.
STA. BARBARA, Pangasinan - The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) launched the “Kadiwa ni Ani at Kita” in celebration of its 34th National Coconut Week at the Barangay Hall of Tebag East in Sta. Barbara last August 25, 2020. With the theme “Masaganang Niyugan, Tungo sa Kaginhawaan”, the activity aims to promote various coconut and agricultural products in the province.
Bayabas, Cagayan de Oro City---In support to the “Ahon Lahat, Pagkain Sapat Kontra sa Covid 19 or ALPAS COVID 19” and the “Plant, Plant, Plant Program” of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Greenminds Incorporated, an Extension Service Provider (ESP) of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) together with Fergber Integrated Organic Farming Incorporated recen
BUTUAN CITY – In view of the new teaching-learning modes under the new normal, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13 encouraged the grantees of the Educational Assistance for the Youth in Agriculture (EAsY Agri) to maximize their free time for various educational opportunities.
CRA FARMERS TRAINED ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FARM RECORD KEEPING, RECEIVED STARTER KITS FOR COMMUNITY GARDENING PROJECT
SIGMA, CAPIZ – Fifteen beneficiaries of Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) Project were trained on entrepreneurship and farm record keeping during the Skills Enhancement on Farm Business Development and Farm Record Keeping for Small-scale Rural Farmers last September 11, 2020 at Barangay Cogon, Sigma, Capiz.
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TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite- The Agricultural Training Institute- CALABARZON collaborated with private extension partners in establishing propagating stations that will serve as a community-based plant nursery, dubbed as “Binhi para sa Pamayanan.”
SILANG, Cavite – Young farmers of 4H Greenery Community Farm, a recognized youth organization in this municipality recognize the importance of growing their own food, especially during this pandemic.
Among them is Maria Monica Vicedo.“Malaking tulong ang mga ganitong programa para sa amin kasi bukod sa estudyante kaming lahat na nag-take ng agriculture, dagdag kaalaman [ito].”
Extension services continue to evolve. With the challenges that extension workers and farmers face, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to explore various strategies to improve its efforts as the extension and training arm of the Department of Agriculture. In over 30 years, the ATI has celebrated various successes and learned from the lessons during hard times. Nonetheless, we are proud to be standing the test of time through the support of our partners and the clientele themselves. This is the ATI Today, more committed to bring you extension services beyond boundaries.