sustainable agriculture

Rice Farmer in Bukidnon Pushes for Value Addition, Sustainable Farming

Engallado's barquirice

DILIMAN, Quezon City—Bukidnon-based agripreneur Nick Jay Arr Engallado continues to bring rice production and processing up a notch with another product innovation in the offing.

In a radio interview, Engallado revealed a new product line is coming to add to an already wide variety of rice-based products from Engallado’s Nature Farm and Natural Food Products located in Brgy. Tongantongan, Valencia City. Some of their most sought-after products are barquirice, rice buttons, rice cookies, rice coffee blends, piaya, and merengue.

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).

From Devastation to Sustainable Production

Upland barangays of Ormoc City is no stranger to calamities. They experienced loss of livelihood when their abaca plants where eradicated due to “bugtok”. Then came financial losses due to typhoons, foremost of which, was Yolanda. The losses were not only to production but also to soil fertility, which contributed to the low market value of products.

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.  


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