From the Regions
BUTUAN CITY- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 held a mid-season assessment via google meet on August 28, 2020.
BUTUAN CITY- “The Department of Agriculture -Regional Field Office 13 continues its promotion on mushroom production and processing mushroom products in the region.”
BISLIG CITY – Despite the threat of COVID-19, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 awarded 21 types of farm inputs to 20 students of Mabog National High School (MNHS) on August 27, 2020. This is in partnership with the City Agriculture Office (CAO) Bislig City.
ATI Compound, EL SALVADOR CITY---Spectacular episodes await viewers this month of September as topics on Beekeeping, Honey Processing, Meat Processing and Ham Making and Fish Processing are slated for 'AgriStoryahay sa ATI' webinar series.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite – Recognizing the need for collaborative endeavors in agriculture and fishery development, the Agricultural Training Institute in Calabarzon develops a training manual to standardize the conduct of extension and training interventions in the region.
Planting Rice in the Time of COVID-19: RCEF FFS on Rice Production in Kalinga Yields 550 Farmer Graduates
The Farmers Field Schools (FFS) on rice production for Kalinga launched on February 2020 under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) was finally concluded on July 2020 with 550 farmer graduates amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The graduates of this dry season FFS are from the municipality of Rizal with 100 graduates from four batches, and Tabuk City with 450 graduates from 18 batches.
Rebel returnees and members of Philippine Army unite for farming, attend Training on Mushroom Production and Processing
Malayblay City, Bukidnon- Aimed to equip participants with technical knowledge as well as help develop their income-generating skills as they return to the mainstream society, 22 rebel returnees and some members of Philippine Army attend a skills training on Mushroom Production (Phase I), Processing and Marketing (Phase II).
Tagbilaran City – The Agricultural Training Institute – VII (ATI-7) is now back on track with the recent conduct of training held in and outside the regional training center. Recently, two (2) batches of Safe Food Saves Life: A Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Forum was concluded on August 26 and 27, 2020 at ATI-7, Barangay Cabawan, this city.
TANGALAN, Aklan – "Maraming salamat sa LGU at ATI for this seminar. Maraming salamat at nadagdagan ang aming kaalaman. Malaking tulong ito sa amon kasi ang mga materials ay readily available sa ating community. At sana ay mapractice talaga namin para makatulong din sa amin. [Thank you so much to the LGU and ATI for this seminar. It provided us additional knowledge.
MATABAO, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte - As part of its commitment to the Poverty Reduction, Livelihood and Employment Cluster (PRLEC) of Agusan del Norte, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13 undertook the seamless conduct of the Training of Trainers (TOT) on Organic Agriculture Production Leading to Organic Agriculture NC II for Community Agricultural Partne
Rain or Shine, the SOA Must Go on: Schools-on-the-Air for Apayao and Kalinga Remain on Air Amidst COVID-19
LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET. Despite COVID-19 health risks, delivery of government services, particularly in agricultural extension, has to continue albeit some modifications to cope and adapt with the present pandemic. The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), for its part, conceptualized the modified school-on-the-air (SOA) as one of its adaptation measures in response to COVID-19. The SOA is an extension strategy where information on a particular subject, or an advocacy is disseminated through radio broadcasts.
LOS BAŇOS, Laguna - Twenty (20) Rice Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) of Cavite, Laguna, Rizal and Quezon participated in the “Refresher Course on Rice Production Technology” thru blended learning held on August 24 to 28, 2020.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite- The Agricultural Training Institute - Calabarzon and the Municipal Agriculture Office of Noveleta, Cavite conducted the 2nd batch of “Training on Organic Production Technologies” with provision of starter kits.
Malaybalay City, Bukidnon---To support 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), the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) implements the Urban Agriculture Program in the urban and rural areas of the different regions.
BUTUAN CITY,– The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13 conducted the virtual Mid-Assessment of the School-on-the-Air (SOA) on Inbred Rice Seeds Production and Farm Mechanization under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund – Rice Extension Services Program (RCEF-RESP) via Google Meet last August 26, 2020.
BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 will be airing its 4th episode of the i-BIDA nATIn webinar series season 3 on August 28, 2020.
BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- Online learners learned how to produce mushroom during the third episode of the webinar series season 3. The said episode was aired during the i-BIDA nATIn program of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 on August 20, 2020.
CENTRAL VISAYAS – To increase the farmers’ awareness and knowledge on Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) or Rice Fund, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 7 (ATI-7) conducted an LGU-led RCEF Information Caravan in the region from July 13 to August 20, 2020.
LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – In support to the National Livestock Program, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) XIII under the Artificial Insemination (AI) sa Barangay Project will give materials and equipment to four recipients.
The Covid-19 pandemic somehow restricted most of us in doing the things that we usually do in times like this. Living in this so-called "new normal" was never easy, constant adjustment and adapting to it is the key.
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.