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Students, Parents Continue to Embrace Urban Farming

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 1:36pm

PADRE GARCIA, Batangas – Now on its third batch, the Agricultural Training Institute – CALABARZON continues to teach students, teachers and parents the benefits and opportunities on urban agriculture.

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Bukidnon coffee farmer brews success, now a model farmer of Nescafé

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 11:49am

ATI Compound, El Salvador City---Since becoming one of the center’s newest Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) partners on October 6 this year, coffee farmer Leo B. Zambrano is gradually becoming a household name thanks to his recent popularity as one of the model farmers of Nescafé (Classic variant).

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Caraga RBO coordinators attend planning workshop

ATI in Caraga - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 3:23pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – To ensure an effective management scheme and unified direction for the development of the Rural-Based Organizations (RBO) in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13 through its Point Person Mary Jane A. Gonzaga conducted the Regional RBO Assessment and Planning Workshop.

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ATIng Online Free Seminar Episode 9 on Fruit Processing and Value Adding

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 10:03am

It should be noted that fruit processing is one of the businesses that can’t go out of fashion because people utilize processed fruits in different forms on a daily basis.

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Celebrating World Food Day Today

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 9:05am

Sharing the same vision of the importance and urgency of food security, sustainability, and by making food available to every family, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is one with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in celebrating World Food Day today October 16.

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ATI Calabarzon Promotes Gardening to Empower Women

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 4:45pm

ROSARIO, Batangas- Fifteen (15) personnel and residents of Regional Haven for Women and Girls of the Department of Social and Welfare Development Region IV-A were trained on container gardening.

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ATI-X preps for Field Day, Harvest Festival as communities spread more GUGMA

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 3:32pm

City Agriculture Office, Metro Cagayan de Oro---For several months now, the ‘adopt-a-community’ scheme of the center in support to the Urban Agriculture Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) is a continuing effort to attain food security and become food sufficient among the city’s urban (and rural) communities through its “Go Urban Gardening: Making Food Available (GUGMA)” gardening ini

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Barangay-level FITS Centers in Siniloan, First in Calabarzon

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 1:49pm

SINILOAN, Laguna- The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in CALABARZON as the lead agency in the extension component of Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) spearheaded the ceremonial turnover of Farmers Information and Technology Services (FITS) Kiosks in the local government of Siniloan, Laguna.

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Gaining the cash in ‘Cash’sava

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 12:28pm

Kibawe, Bukidnon---The potential of cassava as source of livelihood is promising. With that in mind, a Training on Cassava Processing and Utilization was organized recently at the Municipal Agriculture Office in Kibawe, Bukidnon.

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October is Vegetarian Awareness Month

ATI in Northern Mindanao - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 10:04am

ATI Compound, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental---Going meatless is not a bad thing as claimed by most vegetarians. Vegetables, after all, pack necessary vitamins and minerals if one goes for a plant-based diet.

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14 scholars accepted in EAsY Agri Program in Region 2

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 1:52pm

Fourteen budding agriculturists from Region 02 were accepted on the EAsY Agri (Educational Assistance for the Youth) Scholarship Program of the Department of Agriculture- Agricultural Training Institute starting academic year 2020-2021.

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Kapatid Agri Mentor Me Program is now online

ATI in Cagayan Valley - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 1:40pm

The popular mentorship and coaching program for farmers and agripreneurs is now online and successfully launched in Region 02 on October 7, 2020. The Kapatid Agri Mentor Me Program (KAMMP) of the Go Negosyo in partnership with the Department of Agriculture through the Agricultural Training Institute is being conducted through virtual sessions.

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ATI 8 Partners Value Lessons despite Pandemic

ATI in Eastern Visayas - Tue, 10/13/2020 - 10:16am

BAYBAY City, Leyte - Agriculture and Fishery related activities are considered part of the frontline services needed amid the COVID-19 pandemic and that movement of actors involved in the sector must not be hampered and slowed down.

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SECOND BATCH OF SKILLS TRAINING ON CORN PROCESSING ADMINISTERED IN ILOILO

ATI in the Western Visayas - Tue, 10/13/2020 - 8:56am

JANIUAY, Iloilo – “Nalipay gid ako kay nakaattend ako sa sini nga training, daw matumbo gid ako sa kasadya. Actually wala gid ako gaekspektar nga my mga farm tools nga ipagahatag kay ang akon lang gid ya gusto ko gid mahibal an ang teknolohiya sa sini nga training. [I am very happy that I have attended this training.

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Resort, hotel owners to incorporate agri activities for added income and tourist attraction

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 9:28am

INFANTA, Quezon - 15 owners of Department of Tourism (DOT)-accredited resorts, hotels, apartelles and tourism sites completed the two-day “Training on Organic Vegetable Production and Container Gardening Batch 1.”

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i-BIDA nATIn webinar highlights Food Safety Hazards

ATI in Caraga - Sun, 10/11/2020 - 1:56pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – Food consumption may be good for your health, but not being too careful could lead to sickness and death. This was learned during the second episode of the i-BIDA nATIn Season 4 webinar series on Food Safety Hazards. This was delivered by Jennifer Dejarme, Sr.

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Promoting Multimodal Approach in FFS Implementation Amidst COVID-19: Farm Schools Receive ICT Equipment

ATI in the Cordilleras - Thu, 10/08/2020 - 4:32pm

TABUK CITY, KALINGA. In support to the continuous implementation of the modified season-long Farmers Field School (FFS) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF)-Extension Component, the Agricultural Training Institute-Cordillera Administrative Region (ATI-CAR) awarded Information Communication Technology (ICTs) tools to five farm schools in Kalinga accredited as training providers of the Program.

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ATI-CL grants EAsY Agri Scholarship to selected CL students

ATI in Central Luzon - Wed, 10/07/2020 - 3:23pm

The Agricultural Training Institute in Central Luzon (ATI-CL), in partnership with local government units and state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the region, granted the EAsY (Educational Assistance for the Youth) Agri Scholarship to 14 selected agriculture, fisheries, and agricultural and biosystems engineering students in Central Luzon.

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Fifty mentees kick off their entrepreneurial journey thru Go Negosyo, ATI 12's KAMMP Online

ATI in SOCCSKSARGEN - Wed, 10/07/2020 - 12:55pm

TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- Aimed at nurturing and sustaining the agribusiness sector in the country, the ATI-RTC 12 along with Go Negosyo Program has successfully launched the Kapatid Agri Mentor Mento Me Program (KAMMP) Online for Region 12.

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ATI Supports Corn Farmers with Training and Farm Inputs

ATI in CaLaBaRZon - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 4:56pm

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna – The Agricultural Training Institute in Calabarzon conducted a “Barangay Level Corn-Based Farming System” training, in coordination with the City Agriculture Office.

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