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ATI REGION 6 CERTIFIES TWO NEW LEARNING SITES FOR AGRICULTURE

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 11:46am

BANGA, Aklan and SIGMA, Capiz – ATI Region 6 thru its Center Director, Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista, names two new Learning Sites for Agriculture (LSA) from the provinces of Guimaras and Capiz on November 23 and 26, 2020.

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TWO BATCHES OF SKILLS TRAINING ON CORN PROCESSING IMPLEMENTED IN THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 4:08pm

MAAYON, Capiz and LEON, Iloilo – Despite the COVID-19 scare, forty farmers actively participated in the recently concluded two batches of Skills Training on Corn Processing in Municipality of Maayon, Capiz on November 4-5, 2020 and Municipality of Leon, Iloilo on November 11-12, 2020 respectively.

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ATI REGION 6 WELCOMES THREE ACCREDITED FARMS AS LEARNING SITES FOR AGRICULTURE

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 1:45pm

BANGA, Aklan – COVID-19 pandemic is not a hindrance for ATI Region 6 in accrediting farms as Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) in Western Visayas through its Center Director Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista together with Chief of Partnerships and Accreditation Services Section (PASS) Mavillo Z. Villorente, and Lyn Bantigue, Agriculturist II of PASS.

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HOG RAISERS ASPIRE TO BECOME AI TECHNICIANS

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 12:00am

LEON, Iloilo – Sixteen hog raisers and practitioners from different barangays of Leon and five faculty and staff of Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT-U) in the said municipality attend the training on Swine Artificial Insemination (AI) Course for Farmers on November 11 to 13, 2020.

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FARMER YOUTH PARTNERSHIP GIVES HOPE TO GRADUAL DECREASE OF INTEREST IN AGRI

Sat, 11/14/2020 - 8:35am

SAN JOSE, Antique – Forty farmers from nine municipalities in Antique namely Culasi, Barbaza, Bugasong, Belison, San Remigio, Sibalom, San Jose, Hamtic and Tobias Fornier bring their youth partners to assist them during the third and fourth batches of Digital Farmers Program 101 Training on November 11-12, 2020 at The Venue Hotel, Funda Landing, San Jose, Antique.

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WOMENS GROUP GAIN MORE KNOWLEDGE BY LEARNING AND DOING

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 6:52pm

HERBS FOR LIFE: A Seminar on Herbs Processing and Utilization is a sequel to AgriTalk. The demand for a hands-on activity on herbs processing came after some group of women in Miag-ao, Iloilo requested that they be trained on this since there is an abundance of herbs and raw materials in the locality.

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AKEANON FARMERS EXPERIENCE DIGITAL FARMING THRU DIGITAL FARMERS PROGRAM 101

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 9:26am

BANGA, Aklan – “I learned how to handle smartphones now, before I only used keypad phone. Thanks to ATI for this Digital Farmers Program 101 (DFP 101) and for the opportunity to widen my knowledge on farming, and most especially on gadgets. Many things came into my mind after this training. I want to make videos of my daily activities on the farm.

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POULTRY AND HOG RAISERS GET LIVELIHOOD PACKAGE AMID COVID-19

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 3:25pm

To ensure meat and egg availability, accessibility and affordability, ATI-RTC VI had distributed Itik pinas ducks to 100 recipients, free range chickens to 300 recipients and swine (piglets) to 60 recipients as extension support to trainings implemented.

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NEW BATCH OF RCEF TOT BLENDED LEARNING COURSE SUCCEED

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 10:56am

BANGA, Aklan - As the battle for COVID-19 pandemic continues, ATI-Region 6 holds its third and last batch of Online Blended Training of Trainers on Production of High-Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds, and Farm Mechanization on October 19-30, 2020 with 18 total participants composed of ATI Learning Site Cooperators, Private Partners, Academe and TESDA Farm School Trainers.

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CORN PROGRAM CONSULTATIVE PLANNING WORKSHOP GOES ONLINE

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 2:23pm

BANGA, Aklan – Representatives of the Provincial Local Government Units, National Government Agencies, Rural-based Organization, and State Universities and Colleges join the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center VI on the 2020 Corn Program Consultative Planning Workshop via Zoom on October 15, 2020.

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SECOND BATCH OF SKILLS TRAINING ON CORN PROCESSING ADMINISTERED IN ILOILO

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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TWENTY FARMERS IN CULASI BENEFITED THE SECOND BATCH OF SEMINAR ON FINANCIAL LITERACY UNDER THE CORN PROGRAM

Fri, 10/02/2020 - 3:39pm

CULASI, Antique – “Kabay nga ang atun nga natun-an rudya magamit naton sa pagpanguma kapin gid ang mga materyales nga ginhatag sa aton. Nagapasalamat gid ako kay bisan may pandemic nakahiwat gihapon kita sang amo ka dya nga seminar. Madamo gid nga salamat.

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ATI REGION 6 HOSTS ITS FIRST RCEF TOT BLENDED LEARNING COURSE

Tue, 09/29/2020 - 10:29am

BANGA, AKLAN – ATI Region 6 hosts its first batch of flexible learning modality with conduct of Training of Trainers on the Production of High-quality Inbred Rice and Seeds, and Farm Mechanization that runs from September 14-25, 2020.

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ATI REGION 6 CORN PROGRAM CONDUCTED THE FIRST BATCH OF SEMINAR ON FINANCIAL LITERACY

Tue, 09/29/2020 - 8:59am

PONTEVEDRA, Capiz - Twenty participants composed of leaders and selected members of five farmers’ associations attended the one-day Seminar on Financial Literacy cum Plant, Plant, Plant at Pontevedra, Capiz last September 24, 2020.

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FIRST TRAINING ON CORN PROCESSING CONCLUDED IN AKLAN

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:54am

NUMANCIA, Aklan – “They feed us not just with the knowledge and equipped us with skills but also we have provided by farm tools and materials. And in return we need to share what we have learned in this training to our fellow farmers and our neighborhoods.

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ATI REGION 6 WELCOMES THE 14 NEW SCHOLARS OF THE EASY AGRI PROGRAM

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 8:08pm

BANGA, AKLAN – The Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center 6 welcomes the 14 new scholars of the EAsY AGRI Program during the virtual Orientation of Scholars on September 19, 2020 via Zoom.

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CRA FARMERS TRAINED ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FARM RECORD KEEPING, RECEIVED STARTER KITS FOR COMMUNITY GARDENING PROJECT

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 1:50pm

SIGMA, CAPIZ – Fifteen beneficiaries of Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) Project were trained on entrepreneurship and farm record keeping during the Skills Enhancement on Farm Business Development and Farm Record Keeping for Small-scale Rural Farmers last September 11, 2020 at Barangay Cogon, Sigma, Capiz.

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NEW SETS OF AKEANON BARANGAY ANIMAL HEALTH WORKERS (BAHW) VOLUNTEERS TRAINED

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 2:29pm

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

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AGREEMENT INKED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODEL SITES FOR EDIBLE LANDSCAPING

Wed, 09/09/2020 - 9:42am

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.

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ATI REGION 6 RAISES MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS TO ITS STAFF IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

Mon, 09/07/2020 - 12:00pm

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.

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