ATI in Eastern Visayas

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Mon, 09/21/2020 - 9:58am

Baybay City, Leyte –September is celebrated as the Civil Service Month in the Philippines with this year 2020 as the 120th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary. ATI RTC 8 celebrates the occasion highlighting the importance of health and wellness as a means to boost immunity and fight Co-Vid 19.

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Baybay farmers take steps towards digital farming

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:00am

Baybay City, Leyte – “I still use an old keypad mobile phone until now”, reveals Eliseo Ilocando, a 70-year old farmer from Baybay City, Leyte. Along with 9 other senior farmers, Mr. Ilocando braved the 1-day Digital Farmers Program 101 (DFP 101) to learn about digital farming.

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Organic Agriculture for St. Bernard Youth

Thu, 08/20/2020 - 4:03pm

ST. BERNARD, So. Leyte - The ATI RTC 8 in collaboration with Bendicar Farm Agro Eco Tourism and LGU Saint Bernard through the Office of Municipal Agriculture conducted the Seminar on Organic Vegetable Production with Extension Support at Brgy. Panian, Saint Bernard, Southern Leyte on August 18, 2020. Fifteen (15) 4-H Club members and young farmers attended the activity.

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Farmers Field Registered through RAS

Wed, 08/19/2020 - 8:28am

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - The Rice Crop Manager has been helping farmers get personalized nutrient and crop management recommendations based on their site-specific rice-growing conditions. Recent research has proved RCM to be effective as it has increased rice production yield and ultimately, farmer’s income.

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Merida Rice Farmers brace for new Cropping Season with RCM

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 3:03pm

MERIDA, Leyte – Despite the on-going pandemic, ATI-RTC 8 still makes sure to provide its clients with the necessary services they need especially in the area of agriculture. Another cropping season for rice is about to begin.

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Humay Gad hits Leyte, Biliran Airwaves

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 11:36am

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte – As an agricultural region, 22% of Eastern Visayas’ land area is devoted to rice cultivation. Being the Philippines’ staple food, rice is no stranger to the plates of Filipino households.

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Organic Productivity for CoVid-19 Challenges

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 12:59pm

Baybay City, Leyte – “As a youth, it's a challenge for us how to stay productive during the pandemic”, said Armila Circulado, a participant to an ATI RTC 8 seminar.

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ToT participants finish thru blended learning

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 9:00am

Baybay City, Leyte – CoVid 19 and all, learning shall continue for fifteen (15) participants of the Training of Trainers on Production of High Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds and Farm Mechanization (Blended).

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Intensifying Quality Animal Health Care in N. Samar

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 4:23pm

Mondragon, N. Samar - Although the livestock industry is a promising endeavor, the industry still faces a lot of challenges especially in an era where diseases are inevitable. This greatly brings a negative impact not just for commercial scale growers but to small ones as well.

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ATI 8 holds first online training with Digi Agri Serye

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 12:30pm

Baybay City, Leyte - Technology continues to aid ATI in the provision of extension services to its clients. Even with the inability of the center to conduct face-to-face trainings caused by the pandemic, ATI-RTC 8 sees to it that its clients are still equipped with the knowledge and skills they need during this time of crisis.

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Digitizing Agriculture through DFP

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 3:29pm

Covid-19 has made the conduct trainings very challenging for ATI to conduct extension related . Good thing technology comes handy these days as physical interaction and face to face trainings seem to be an impossibility.

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VSU & ATI RTC 8 forge MOA for EAsY AGRI

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 2:26pm

Baybay City, Leyte - ATI continues to encourage capable and deserving youth, particularly the children of smallholder farmers and fishers to pursue studies or a career in agriculture thru the Educational Assistance for the Youth (EAsY AGRI).

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No hunger thru urban gardening

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 10:23am

Tacloban City – Every home must grow its own food. This is the battle cry of the times. The world is facing various challenges, seen and unseen. However, hunger must not be one of them. Every home has the ability to feed themselves with safe and healthy food.

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Partners Step Up: OA Vege Prod at R & R Farm

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 9:00am

Calbayog City, Samar – With so much time on their hands due to the CoVid-19 pandemic, people are staying home and building their own gardens. ATI RTC 8 makes it a point to continue with its extension services so appropriate knowledge and skills are shared to clientele.

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Partners Step Up: OA Vege Prod at R & R Farm

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 9:00am

Calbayog City, Samar – With so much time on their hands due to the CoVid-19 pandemic, people are staying home and building their own gardens. ATI RTC 8 makes it a point to continue with its extension services so appropriate knowledge and skills are shared to clientele.

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Partners Step Up: OA Vege Prod at Enderio's Farm

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 12:00am

Borongan City, E. Samar – At a time when the world is grappled by the CoVid-19 pandemic, the government thru the Department of Agriculture addresses the need to Filipinos in the production of their own food. The Agriculture Training Institute and its network see to it that extension services are continuously provided.

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Partners Step Up: OA Vege Prod at Enderio's Farm

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 12:00am

Borongan City, E. Samar – At a time when the world is grappled by the CoVid-19 pandemic, the government thru the Department of Agriculture addresses the need to Filipinos in the production of their own food. The Agriculture Training Institute and its network see to it that extension services are continuously provided.

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ATI Today

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.