Since its launching in 2019, more and more graduates of the Digital Farmers Program (DFP) have been equipped with the knowledge of digital tools and platforms to boost their online presence as modern day farmers, as well as to market their farm products through social media.
DILIMAN, Quezon City – Having completed their Online Pre-Departure Orientation Course, the first batch of Filipino young farmer interns are bound to explore more global farm insights and practices as they leave the country for an 11-month intensive internship program in Taiwan.
They could have taken a pick on where to work and share their talent and skills. They are young, enthusiastic and industrious - qualities that any employer would scramble to hire. But they opted to become agripreneurs. Numeriano “Ted” Quemado III and Edsel James “Bong” Quemado, took the road less travelled.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—More young Filipinos are joining the efforts to rebrand the agriculture and fisheries sector.
On March 3, the Agriculture Students Association of the Philippines (ASAP) announced its official launch “to advance the agricultural sector of the Philippines by educating, empowering, and engaging the youth.”
DILIMAN, Quezon City—More young farmers are on their way towards shaping the agricultural sector as a more innovative and business-centric industry after learning different local and international farming practices.
After his 11-month on-farm training in Japan, 24-year-old Jay Intes said that he will explore agribusiness further for their family farm in Calinan, Davao City. Intes is one of the 2019 trainees under the Young Filipino Farm Leaders Training Program in Japan (YFFLTPJ).
DILIMAN, Quezon City—In line with the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) goal to create a culture of agribusiness among the youth, key officials of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and its network of training centers sat down for a National Consultation Meeting on the Youth Agripreneurship Program and Young Farmers Program.
During the activity, the group discussed plans and strategies in the implementation of the Institute’s training programs for the youth this year.
|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.|