Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Centers and Magsasaka Siyentistas (MS) nationwide are dedicating their resources to help their respective communities despite limitations in mobility this quarantine period.
Agriculture offices in different local government units (LGUs) that operate FITS Centers and partner farmers who serve as MS have opted to continue providing agricultural services amid the ongoing community quarantine measures. This is to help address the needs not only of farming and fishing communities but also of other households in their locality.
Since 2015, Butuan has garnered recognition four times in the National Quality Corn Achievers Awards of the Department of Agriculture. But the laurels are not stopping the local government and its people to continue their mission to bring about sufficient production of local corn grains towards food security.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is now accepting applications for the “Educational Assistance for the Youth: Degree Courses in Agriculture and Agricultural Biosystems Engineering” (EAsY Agri).
DILIMAN, Quezon City—In a technical guidance session led by the Policy and Planning Division (PPD) of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), project officers of “Increasing Agricultural Productivity towards Food Security and Poverty Alleviation: Extension Support to the Twenty Two Provinces with Highest Poverty Incidence in the Philippines” (T2-ES22PPP) convened to review and document the implementation of the program in their respective areas.
LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte–In an effort to strengthen and synergize provincial and municipal extension services, the Department of Agriculture (DA) leads the operationalization of the Provincial Agriculture and Fisheries Extension System, starting with Ilocos Norte.
PADRE GARCIA, Batangas—The Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) partnership with its Extension Service Providers (ESPs) reaches another level as it supports the enhancement of the latter’s capacity to bring agricultural information and technology services in the countryside.
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.