More farmers are taking on the challenge to become future-ready as they participate in the first level of the Digital Farmers Program (DFP), the DFP 101.
After the conduct of the DFP 101 Master Trainers’ Bootcamp in June 2020, the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) network of training centers resumed to reaching more farmers and youth towards creating a digitally enabled farming environment.
As they gear up for the nationwide rollout of the Digital Farmers Program (DFP) 101, selected information officers of the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) network of training centers convened online for a five-day Training of Trainers (TOT).
MANILA—The Digital Farmers Program (DFP) of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and Smart Communications, Inc. was recognized at the 55th Anvil Awards. Presented annually by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP), the Anvil is the symbol of excellence in Public Relations (PR) for outstanding programs and tools.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—To co-create and co-design improvements in the overall Digital Farmers Program (DFP) 101 learning experience and brainstorm on the DFP 102 course, selected Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Information Services staff and Smart Communications Public Affairs representatives gathered for a Design Thinking Workshop.
Some farmer-youth pairs in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, CALABARZON, Western and Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, and Caraga received recognition for bagging awards in the “Kuwentuhang Agri” video contest under the first phase of the Digital Farmers Program (DFP) or DFP 101.
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.