ATI in the Davao Region
Fourteen youth-farmers from Davao Region are now scholars of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) under the Educational Assistance for the Youth (EAsYAgri) Program.
In support of the Urban Agriculture Program (UAP) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to boost food security amidst the pandemic, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) has been distributing gardening starter-kits to urban and rural communities to kick-start establishment of communal gardens.
AEWs, LSA Cooperators and TESDA Staff finish TOT on Modernized Production of High-Quality Inbred Rice and Seed
As part of the implementation of the Rice Comprehensive Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Program, the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) conducted the Training of Trainers (TOT) on Modernized Production of High-Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds on July 27, 2020, to August 7, 2020.
The graduates of the School-On-the Air (SOA) on Beekeeping can now put into practice what they have learned from the radio program as they obtained starter kits of stingless bee colonies from the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Davao Region through the National Livestock Program (NLP).
To continuously deliver information about agriculture without the usual face to face learning during this time of the pandemic, the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) has been carrying out webinars since April this year.
ATI Davao turnovers extension support to Kapalong farmers for sustainable livestock, poultry production
KAPALONG, Davao del Norte— Consistent with the mandate of Department of Agriculture to produce safe and healthy food for the Filipinos, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) conducted a technical briefing in partnership with the local government unit (LGU) of Kapalong, Davao del Norte on Back to Basics: Scientific and Sustainable Livestock and Poultry Prod
Eleven (11) farmers from the province of Davao Oriental and Davao City received their fund support cheque amounting to Php 150,000 each from the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) after having been certified as Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) cooperators in 2019.
Bee farming is an awaiting industry to unveil in Maragusan, Davao De Oro as some farmers and students are now equipped on the technical know-how on beekeeping technology after finishing the School on the Air (SOA) on Beekeeping of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI), in close partnership with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Maragusan and Maragusan Mun
Food insufficiency is the most pressing problem that government has to address with urgency especially during this time of pandemic. Continued food production both in the rural and urban areas, and producing one’s own food like vegetables is a significant way to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on the supply of edible crops in the market.
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.