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ATI in the Western Visayas - Fri, 11/27/2020 - 11:46am

BANGA, Aklan and SIGMA, Capiz – ATI Region 6 thru its Center Director, Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista, names two new Learning Sites for Agriculture (LSA) from the provinces of Guimaras and Capiz on November 23 and 26, 2020.

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RiceTalks Webinar features RIDUKU Integration

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 8:15am

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.

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‘AgriStoryahay sa ATI’, two ATI-X bloggers earn GMEA 2020 nominations

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Tue, 11/24/2020 - 9:43pm

ATI Compound, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental---As announced earlier today in this year’s Globe (Telecom) Media Excellence Awards (GMEA), the media team of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) got nominated in two different categories.

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AEW from Calamba City, Laguna Wins as 1st Ekstensyonistang OA

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 9:07am

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - In celebration of the National Organic Agriculture (OA) month this November, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CALABARZON initiated an online quiz bee for Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) in the region entitled as “Search for Ekstensyonistang OA”.

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ATI X Celebrates National Rice Awareness Month via ‘PALAYhigalaay sa ATI’

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Fri, 11/20/2020 - 8:59am

ATI Compound, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental---In celebration of the National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM), the management and staff of the center celebrated via ‘PALAYhigalaay sa ATI’ the essence of rice and the importance of rice farmers in terms of feeding the country and contributing to the Philippine economy.

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New Batch Adds More Trainers in CALABARZON under the RCEF Program

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Thu, 11/19/2020 - 6:26pm

PAGBILAO, Quezon - In support to the Rice Extension Services Program (RESP) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) on its second year of implementation, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Region IV-A in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) - CALABARZON and VILLAR SIPAG Farm School conducted a 10-day intensive training entitled

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ATI in the Western Visayas - Thu, 11/19/2020 - 4:08pm

MAAYON, Capiz and LEON, Iloilo – Despite the COVID-19 scare, forty farmers actively participated in the recently concluded two batches of Skills Training on Corn Processing in Municipality of Maayon, Capiz on November 4-5, 2020 and Municipality of Leon, Iloilo on November 11-12, 2020 respectively.

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ATI in the Western Visayas - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 1:45pm

BANGA, Aklan – COVID-19 pandemic is not a hindrance for ATI Region 6 in accrediting farms as Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) in Western Visayas through its Center Director Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista together with Chief of Partnerships and Accreditation Services Section (PASS) Mavillo Z. Villorente, and Lyn Bantigue, Agriculturist II of PASS.

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ATI in the Western Visayas - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 12:00am

LEON, Iloilo – Sixteen hog raisers and practitioners from different barangays of Leon and five faculty and staff of Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT-U) in the said municipality attend the training on Swine Artificial Insemination (AI) Course for Farmers on November 11 to 13, 2020.

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Farmer-youth tandem succeed in Digital Farmers Program 101

ATI in Caraga - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 2:42pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The two (2) batches of the Digital Farmers Program (DFP) 101 was successfully conducted in the municipality of Buenavista and city of Butuan, Agusan del Norte on November 10 and 11, 2020, respectively.

This was spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 through its Information Services Section (ISS).

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SOA under RCEF-RESP holds “graduation on air”

ATI in Caraga - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 3:08am

BUTUAN CITY - A total of 322 enrollees have completed the 16-week School-on-the-Air (SOA) on Inbred Rice Seeds Production and Farm mechanization under Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund-Rice Extension Services Program (RCEF-RESP).

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Of Ukulele Covers and Stargazing

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 9:21am

It was 7:00 in the evening. My mind was humming Cristin Milioti’s version of La Vie En Rose from the famous TV series, How I Met Your Mother.

Hold me close and hold me fast
This magic spell you cast
This is la vie en rose

I felt the urge to play this song on my ukulele. I could not remember the chords, so I tried to play them by memory. It seemed that I had forgotten them as it had been ages since I last picked up my uke.

*Strum, strum, pluck.* When I finally got the hang of it, I continued to play other songs that I remembered and recorded them on my smartphone.

This would go on for the succeeding nights, like clockwork.

Sometimes, I listen to a full album or playlist under the stars on our garage, with Kylie, our Chow-chow, beside me, as if she’s sharing and feeling that same warm comfort that the solace of the night brings to me.

Whenever the news about the rising number of Covid cases overwhelm me, or when worries about the possibility of my brother or any of my family getting infected by the virus consume me, I turn to melodies and lyrics.

Sometimes, I feel guilty about how trivial my worries seem to be, compared to others who don’t even know how to stretch three-day’s worth of food to a week, or to how front liners have to grapple with being away from their loved ones and swallow the hard truth that they have to put their lives in danger to fulfill an oath.

Since we are facing a crisis, the first thing that gets affected negatively is our mental health. Recognizing and sitting with our feelings are the first steps to bringing balance to our thinking and our overall mental health.

We are allowed to not be okay.

As I found solace in music and space, I hope you can also find your own way to soothe your mind and heart, may it be through video calls with family members and friends, cooking sessions, gardening, exercise or supportive conversations with a friend.

Knowing that there are a lot of front liners, especially those in the medical field who keep on working against the virus, gives great encouragement for us to stay strong. I hope we can support them in any way we can and help those who find themselves in a situation of great need. Donation drives [if you have resources to spare], creative outputs, and our prayers can also go a long way.

There are a lot of changes and uncertainties in the world we are living in now. But it gives me comfort to know this:

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” -CS Lewis

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Puyat na sa FITS

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 10:20pm

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Test Fits Corner

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 10:18pm

Test Fits Corner

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Fits Vlog test 4

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 3:21pm

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Fits Vlog test 3

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 3:15pm

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A Training Induction Program (TIP) to success!

ATI in the Zamboanga Peninsula - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 3:04pm

A Training Induction Program (TIP) to reach Masaganang Ani at Mataas na Kita!

First in Zamboanga del Sur, under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF), a kick-off for the Project 3 (Scholarship Program) under Extension Services Program (ESP) was a success.

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Fits Vlog test 2

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 2:54pm

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ATI in the Western Visayas - Sat, 11/14/2020 - 8:35am

SAN JOSE, Antique – Forty farmers from nine municipalities in Antique namely Culasi, Barbaza, Bugasong, Belison, San Remigio, Sibalom, San Jose, Hamtic and Tobias Fornier bring their youth partners to assist them during the third and fourth batches of Digital Farmers Program 101 Training on November 11-12, 2020 at The Venue Hotel, Funda Landing, San Jose, Antique.

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ATI in the Western Visayas - Wed, 11/11/2020 - 6:52pm

HERBS FOR LIFE: A Seminar on Herbs Processing and Utilization is a sequel to AgriTalk. The demand for a hands-on activity on herbs processing came after some group of women in Miag-ao, Iloilo requested that they be trained on this since there is an abundance of herbs and raw materials in the locality.

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