From the Regions
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.
A total of fourteen (14) seed growers from the provinces of Davao del Sur, Davao de Oro, and Davao Oriental were able to revisit their rice production knowledge after attending the Refresher Training on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Grower conducted by Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in Davao Region.
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.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte – Quarantine time made it easier for more people to invest in agriculture. Be it getting more green for the homes or planning ahead for the family’s consumption with backyard gardening. Indeed, agriculture became an outlet to relieve stress, a means of exercise for some, while others take it mainly to produce fresh and nutritious food.
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.
ALUBIJID, Misamis Oriental – The “Knowledge Sharing and Learning on Rice-Based and ICTs ‘AgriTools in Rice Production’ in support to DFP” commenced at ALISA Building, Alubijid, Misamis Oriental last August 19, 2020. It was attended by 12 pairs – wherein or each pair, one should be a youth and the other, a senior citizen.
Learn the ABCs of Free-Range Chicken Production in the 5th Episode of ATI-RTC 12’s Free Online Seminar.
KALIBO, Aklan - Fifteen participants from Barangay Nalook attended the one-day briefing/orientation on Glamorizing Farming through Urban Agriculture last August 20, 2020.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY- The Regional Management Committee (RMC) members convene at Anchor Hotel, this City, for the CY 2020 2nd Regular Regional Management Committee Meeting.
Hosted by BFAR 12, this meeting aims to present the 1st Semester Accomplishment Report of the Programs, Projects and Activities (PPAs) of respective Department of Agriculture line and attached agencies.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- The ATI-RTC 12 staff convened last July 20, 2020 at the center’s session hall to attend the Midyear Review and Assessment.
Center Director Abdul I. Daya-an opened the activity with a brief recapitulation of the activities and trainings in the first semester and the actions taken amidst CoVid-19 pandemic.
TANTANGAN, South Cotabato- The ATI-RTC 12 through its RCEF Program successfully conducted the 2nd Batch Training of Trainers in Inbred Rice Seed Production and Farm Mechanization through a blended-learning approach.
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.