For second year in a row, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) of the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, collaborates with the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in conducting a two-part webinar for the Filipinos overseas.
Held on August 15, 2021, the first part of the webinar was entitled “Hanep Buhay sa Hanep Baboy Para sa Hanep na Pinoy”. It was a three-hour activity attended by 65 Zoom registered participants composed of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from different countries, and about 70 live viewers over Facebook.
DILIMAN, Quezon City - Agriculture enthusiasts from different parts of the metro and nearby provinces were oriented on the recommended technologies and practices on management of swine in the Free Seminar on Swine Production and Meat Processing.
Resource speakers from the Agricultural Training Institute-International Training Center for Pig Husbandry (ATI-ITCPH) provided lectures and hands-on demonstration regarding the topic. Jenny Hornilla, development management officer from ATI-ITCPH, shared the advantages of swine production at present.
QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila – The Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to launch a project that aims to boost the government’s thrust on food availability and affordability, in partnership with the Learning Sites (LS) supported by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).
DILIMAN, Quezon City – When starting a business on swine production, you need to have the technical know-how and skills to do so and the knowledge on your target market.
These were some of the things that Dr. Amy Gonzales-Eguia underscored during the Free Seminar on Swine Production and Meat Processing. Dr. Eguia is a Training Specialist of the Agricultural Training Institute’s International Training Center on Pig Husbandry (ATI-ITCPH).
If there is one person who can inspire me to get out of my comfort zone and shift careers, it is Mr. Mon Peñalosa of Victorias City, Negros Occidental. I visited his farm recently together with a group of bloggers. As always, Sir Mon doesn’t cease to amaze me. From the first moment that he talked about his farm, he had the group at the palm of his hand. I’m willing to bet (though I’m not a betting person), that after his talk, majority of the group (composed of young urbanites from Metro Manila) are convinced that farming is the key to riches.
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.