The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR) and the National Corn Program conducted two batches of virtual training on Site Specific Nutrient Management (SSNM) Nutrient Expert® for Maize last October 19-21 and October 26-28, 2021 for Bicol, Visayas, and Mindanao regions; and Luzon regions, respectively. The training aims to capacitate Provincial Corn Coordinators, ATI and DA’s Regional Field Office technical staff on the use of the SSNM Nutrient Expert for Maize.
DUMAGUETE CITY—Information Officers (IOs) of the Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program, together with some Communication Officers from the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Standards (BAFS), were equipped with new skills in writing press releases as part of the Department’s efforts to pursue comprehensive and proactive communication strategies.
This November, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) joins the national effort to further promote, propagate, develop, and implement the practice of organic agriculture as part of the celebration of the 7th National Organic Agriculture Month.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—To prevent foodborne illnesses at home, a food protection specialist from the Department of Agriculture (DA) encouraged Filipino families to be mindful in handling, preparing, cooking, and storing food and food items.
In a radio interview, Edyloid Chavez, officer-in-charge of the Quality Assurance Section of the DA-Food Development Center (FDC), offered helpful ways to ensure that the food being served for the family is safe and not contaminated.
DILIMAN, Quezon City – A year into the COVID19 pandemic, the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) unwavering support to the “Plant Plant Plant” program of the Department of Agriculture intensifies by engaging more communities around the metro in urban agriculture, and by recognizing their achievements and milestones.
The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) bagged the Outstanding Extension Project Award for its Digital Farmers Program (DFP) during the 2021 Virtual Philippine Extension and Advisory Services Network (PhilEASNet) Biennial AFFNR Extension Symposium.
AgriTalk gets international spotlight as the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) recognized it as one of the Best Community Service programs in the Asian Media Awards 2021, along with three other media companies in Asia.
Livestock and poultry play a crucial role in the growth of the agriculture sector, contributing to about 23 percent of the sector’s gross value added (GVA). In the second quarter of 2021, the poultry subsector also logged a 2.5 percent growth rate and remains a “major bright spot” for spurring agricultural growth.
DILIMAN, Quezon City — The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), through its Regional Training Centers (RTCs), spearheaded the roll-out of Provincial Trainings in five target provinces last August 2 to 25, 2021. A total of eight training batches were conducted in Nueva Ecija, Albay, Camarines Sur, Aklan, and Davao de Oro.
|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.|