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Farmer-youth tandem succeed in Digital Farmers Program 101

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 2:42pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The two (2) batches of the Digital Farmers Program (DFP) 101 was successfully conducted in the municipality of Buenavista and city of Butuan, Agusan del Norte on November 10 and 11, 2020, respectively.

This was spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 through its Information Services Section (ISS).

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SOA under RCEF-RESP holds “graduation on air”

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 3:08am

BUTUAN CITY - A total of 322 enrollees have completed the 16-week School-on-the-Air (SOA) on Inbred Rice Seeds Production and Farm mechanization under Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund-Rice Extension Services Program (RCEF-RESP).

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Webinar notes things where food-borne diseases mostly thrive

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 5:57pm

BUTUAN CITY – Be careful with your chopping boards and knives. These kitchen utensils are ‘high risk’ in harboring food-borne diseases due to their direct contact with food and hands. This was learned during the webinar on Food Contact Surfaces last October 23, 2020 via Google Meet.

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Secretay Dar lauds ATI-Caraga’s demo farm

Sun, 10/25/2020 - 12:07pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – “This is what I wish that every ATI center should have - their own farm showcasing what they are teaching,” was the first comment of DA Secretary William Dar as he gazed around the demonstration farm of ATI-RTC 13 last October 23, 2020.

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EAsY Agri grantees receive monthly financial support

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 1:17pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – With the approval and notarization of the Scholarship Service Contracts of the grantees of the Educational Assistance for the Youth in Agriculture (EAsY Agri) of the Agricultural Training Institute, the ATI-Regional Training Center 13 has facilitated for the release of financial support to the grantees.

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ATI, Go Negosyo successfully launch KAMMP online in Caraga

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:47am

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13 in partnership with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship Go Negosyo successfully launched the Kapatid Agri Mentor Me Program (KAMMP) online on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

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300 joins “Agri Ini, Hisgutan Ta!” AgriTalk webinar series

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 9:03am

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – More than 300 farmers and agri-enthusiasts joined Caraga Region’s AgriTalk webinar series dubbed as “Agri Ini, Hisgutan Ta!” last October 19-20, 2020 via Zoom.

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Caraga RBO coordinators attend planning workshop

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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i-BIDA nATIn webinar highlights Food Safety Hazards

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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DOST Research Specialist stresses importance of food safety via personal hygiene

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 1:45pm

LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – The Season 4 Episode 1 of the Internet-based Intervention for the Development of Agriculture ng ATI Ngayon (i-BIDA nATIn) started off with the topic on Hand Washing and Personal Hygiene. This was delivered by Jennifer J. Dejarme, Sr. Science Research Specialist of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), last October 3, 2020 via Google Meet.

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Workshop set for Regional Commodity Roadmaps

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 8:49pm

BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – The Department of Agriculture-Caraga conducted a Consultation Workshop for Regional Commodity Roadmaps for 2020-2025. The said virtual workshop was held last September 28, 2020 via Google Meet.

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TUV SUD to conduct 3rd party re-certification via remote audit

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 8:41pm

BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – For the first time, audit for the ISO re-certification of ATI will be done via internet which is termed as “Full Remote Audit”. This will take place from October 26 to November 20, 2020 in all 17 networks of ATI including the International Training Center on Pig Husbandry (ITCPH) and the Central Office.

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Five barangays to establish FITS Kiosks in Esperanza, AgSur

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 4:52pm

ESPERANZA, Agusan del Sur- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13 recently conducted a validation to the five (5) barangays in Esperanza on September 23, 2020. This is in response to the establishment of a Barangay Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Kiosk under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF).

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Health benefits of Dragon Fruit wrap-up i-BIDA nATIn Season 3

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 5:40pm

BUTUAN CITY- Wrinkle problems? Why don't you try Dragon Fruit," says Blezel Balmocena, a Dragon Fruit grower from Bancasi, Butuan City. She taught online learners about Dragon Fruit Production during the last episode of the i-BIDA nATIn webinar series Season 3 on September 18, 2020.

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FITS Center launched in Madrid, SDS

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 5:31pm

MADRID, Surigao del Sur- The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Madrid, Surigao del Sur has finally launched its Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center on September 14, 2020 at Brgy. Linibunan, Madrid.

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Men dominate DIY Garden Pot Challenge

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 12:44pm

BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – If you think garden pot making is a woman’s world, you are probably wrong. During ATI-Caraga’s Do-it-yourself Garden Pot Challenge, male contestants romped away with the top three honors. As announced last September 15, 2020 in the center’s Facebook page, the following winners were:

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EAsY Agri grantees take e-learning courses

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 5:07am

BUTUAN CITY – In view of the new teaching-learning modes under the new normal, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 13 encouraged the grantees of the Educational Assistance for the Youth in Agriculture (EAsY Agri) to maximize their free time for various educational opportunities.

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Online learners get tips on growing plants in water

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 4:58am

BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City – They thought only lilies and kangkong can thrive purely in water. Thanks to the webinar series on Hydroponics last September 11, 2020, at least online learners now know that other crops too can grow in such a soilless and aqueous environment.

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Online participants learn to produce leguminous crop during webinar’s 5th episode

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 5:18pm

BUTUAN CITY- The fifth episode of the i-BIDA nATIn program webinar series talks on the importance and health benefits of leguminous crop to humans and animals.

The said episode which was aired last September 4, 2020 served as an avenue for the participants in gaining new knowledge specifically in producing different types of legumes.

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ATI RCEF-RESP conducts virtual meeting for CY 2021 targets

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 2:52pm

BRGY. LOS ANGELES, Butuan City- The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund-Rice Extension Services Program (RCEF-RESP) team attended the virtual meeting on revisiting of calendar year 2021 targets. This is along with Center Director Samuel L. Calonzo of the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) 13.

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