Organic agriculture

Kahariam Farms Introduces Black Soldier Fly Technology

Kahariam Farms and Realty, Inc. introduces black soldier fly technology

LIPA, Batangas—Kahariam Farms and Realty, Inc. (KFRI) is offering an alternative way in farming with the use of black soldier fly for conversion of organic waste material.

This is the farm’s latest technology that is seen to help waste management and provide sustainable means of producing chemical-free animal feeds.

In a media forum facilitated by Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CALABARZON last January 23, KFRI introduced the black soldier fly technology to representatives of the local media and some of the Institute’s partner bloggers for organic agriculture (OA).

Free Seminar Continues to Extend Awareness on Organic Farming

Engr. Martina Reyna of the La Granja Farmers and Agri-Ventures Association speaks to 200 participants of the ATI free seminar entitled "Organic Agriculture for Newbies."

DILIMAN, Quezon City—With its mission to empower and build capacities of agriculture and fisheries stakeholders for sustainable development, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) conducted over 20 free seminars in 2019.

Spearheaded by the Partnerships and Accreditation Division (PAD), the seminar series on crops, livestock, fisheries, and urban agriculture has benefited thousands of attendees from all over the country.

Dar Gives New Directions for Organic Agriculture

William Dar keynotes the 16th National Organic Agriculture Congress

ALFONSO, Cavite—Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar called for collective support in lowering the cost of production for organic agriculture during the 16th National Organic Agriculture Congress (NOAC).

“The challenge today for the organic agriculture sector is to further reduce the cost of production and increase productivity so that, at the end of the day, the products being sold in the market become more affordable,” he said.

25 Young Farmers Now Certified Organic Agriculture Experts

NAUJAN, Oriental Mindoro—Twenty five young farmers now hold National Certification (NC) II on Organic Agriculture (OA) Production, adding to the pool of organic farmer successors in the country.

This is after a week-long training program of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). The group of participants is composed of batch 2018 trainees of the Young Filipino Farmer Leaders’ Training Program in Japan, Gawad Saka awardees, and agriculturists from ATI Central Office.

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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.

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