From the Regions
BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – They thought only lilies and kangkong can thrive purely in water. Thanks to the webinar series on Hydroponics last September 11, 2020, at least online learners now know that other crops too can grow in such a soilless and aqueous environment.
BUTUAN CITY- The fifth episode of the i-BIDA nATIn program webinar series talks on the importance and health benefits of leguminous crop to humans and animals.
The said episode which was aired last September 4, 2020 served as an avenue for the participants in gaining new knowledge specifically in producing different types of legumes.
M’lang, Cotabato- To see agriculture as a profitable and exciting career path, the center through its 4-H/RBO Program conducted the Training on Mushroom Production and processing held at M’lang, Cotabato last August 27-27, 2020.
KORONADAL CITY- In the bid to enhance and increase the access of information of the rice farmers relevant to them, the ATI-RTC 12 thru its Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund Program and Information Services Section conducted an initial field validation in the five (5) top rice-producing barangays in Koronadal City for the Farmer’s Information Technology Services (FITS) Center establishment.
LAMBAYONG, Sultan Kudarat- The center through its Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Program successfully conducted the Refresher Course on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Seed Certication on August 18-20, 2020.
Food is essential to life. Its availability should not depend on the market. Each family in the community should have a sustainable source of food, not only in this time of pandemic.
Members of Anak-Baluan 4-H Club made themselves busy and productive through learning the ABCs of Mushroom Production during the training conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute Region 12 (ATI XII) on August 19-20, 2020.
BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund-Rice Extension Services Program (RCEF-RESP) team attended the virtual meeting on revisiting of calendar year 2021 targets. This is along with Center Director Samuel L. Calonzo of the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13.
The ATI-RTC XII came to four cities of Region XII to launch the Extension Support to Community Agriculture Production and Enhancement to Battle COVID-19 Pandemic (ESCAPE COVID-19). The center brought the program to Koronadal City, Kidapawan City, General Santos City, and Tacurong City on July 8, 16, 21, and 24, respectively.
In line with the National Nutrition Month, the ATI-RTC XII celebrates with a cooking contest and a quiz bee on July 27 at the ATI-RTC XII Session Hall.
BANGA, AKLAN – Twenty-one (21) Barangay Animal Health Workers (BAHW) from the Municipalities of Madalag and Ibajay, Aklan were trained during the Training for Para- Technicians on Basic Veterinary Services (Barangay Animal Health Worker) last September 8 - 10, 2020, at ATI Training Hall, ASU Compound, Banga, Aklan in support to the National Livestock Program (NLP) of the Department of Agricultu
A total of 30 Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) from CALABARZON region completed the two batches of online training entitled, “Regional Training of Trainers (TOT) on Strengthening the Capability of the Agricultural Extension System for Agricultural Biotechnology,” on September 7 and 9, 2020.
ATI-RTC X Compound, El Salvador City---In the continuous move in keeping up the production of urban-grown food, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC X) recognizes the role of farmers and farmer leaders as essential in maintaining sustainability in terms of food production and healthy environment.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, CAVITE - The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in Calabarzon in partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Office Region IV-A conducted the 1st batch of “Capability Enhancement Course for Local Farmer Technicians (Batch 1)” last September 7 to 11, 2020 at ATI-Calabarzon Training Hall.
BANGA, AKLAN – Two Akeanon Farmers signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) and received financial assistance from ATI Region 6 last September 8, 2020 for the development of their farms on edible landscape.
BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City - Mary Grace Conejos, composer of the song “Agri-Bisig”, was proclaimed as grand winner of i-BIDA nATIn Songwriting Contest last August 28, 2020 by the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13. The young lass who hails from Brgy.
OPOL,Misamis Oriental--- The COVID-19 pandemic has pushes aside traditional education system by the urgent implementation of the alternative learning via distance learning under Republic Act 7797 .
Know the A to Z of Mushroom Production and start your own livelihood project.
Learn the proper mushroom production technology from tissue culture, creating spawns, and producing fruiting bags to processing with Mr. Rene G. Serra, Mushroom Coordinator of President Roxas, Cotabato.
Catch us live at our Official Facebook Page on September 16, 2020 from 9:00-10:00 AM.
BANGA, Aklan – Fifty-two ATI Region 6 Staff takes part on the two-day training entitled: “Embracing the New Normal: Mental Health Awareness and Coping and Managing Stress in the Workplace” on September 2-3, 2020 at ATI Training Hall, ASU Compound, Banga, Aklan.
In line with the agency’s advocacy on ‘farming as a business’ thru teaching value adding and processing for rural women in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X continuously staged trainings on processing and utilization of various agricultural crop for the women’s sector.
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.