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Experts Promote Cassava Enterprise in ATI’s Free Seminar

DILIMAN, Quezon City – What are the uses of cassava? Apparently, there are many.

In his lecture on the recommended practices in cassava production, Dr. Candido Damo, Department of Agriculture’s (DA) technical consultant on cassava production, cited the different uses of this crop, "Apart from food products, cassava is often used in making animal feeds. It can also be used in manufacturing alcohol, medicine, textile, biodegradable products, monosodium glutamate, glue, and plywood."

ATI to Host 2nd TienDA Farmers and Fisherfolks Outlet, 2nd AgriTalk

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Fill your baskets with a fresh load of farm products this August 17-18, 2017 as the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) opens the second “TienDA Farmers and Fisherfolks Outlet”.

What is TienDA? If you’re familiar with the “farmer’s market” concept, TienDA is the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) version of this kind of marketplace. Simply put, TienDA is a venue for farmers and fishers to be able to directly sell their produce, and for consumers to be able to access these products at its farm gate price.

Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa

Ang Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) ay nakikiisa sa buong bansa sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa ngayong buwan ng Agosto taong 2017. Ito ay alinsunod sa Pampanguluhang Proklamasyon Blg. 1041, s. 1997.

May temang “Filipino: Wikang Mapagbago”, ang pagdiriwang na ito ngayong taon ay may mga layunin na inisaad ng Civil Service Commission sa Patalastas Blg. 11, s. 2017. Ito ay ang mga sumusunod:

Free Seminar on Herbs Underscores Wellness, Sustainability

DILIMAN, Quezon City – In the face of today’s growing population, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) takes the opportunity to offer Filipinos more options to attain sustainability through its free seminars.

For July, the ATI, through the Partnerships and Accreditation Division, organized free seminars on Herbs and Spices Production and Processing which raised awareness on the correct medicinal and culinary uses of herbs as well as the farming aspects involved.

Rice Technicians, Machinery Operators, Agricultural Engineers now NC II Holders

ABORLAN, Palawan—The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) recently held a training and assessment activity on rice machinery operations and maintenance. This is through the Institute’s Career Development and Management Division, in partnership with the Western Philippines University (WPU).

The seven-day activity was held in pursuant to Republic Act 10601 or the Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (AFMech) Law that mandates ATI to train its beneficiaries on agriculture and fisheries mechanization.

Free Seminar Helps Filipinos Understand Basics of Swine Production, Processing

Participants of the Free Seminar on Swine raise their concerns to ATI-ITCPH Training Specialist Dr. Amy Gonzales-Eguia.

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).

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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.