TAGUIG CITY, Metro Manila – The prospect of having safe and accessible food for every household through urban farming caught the interest of the residents of Vista de Lago Villas Condominium in Barangay Bagong Calzada in this city.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Because of its ability to thrive even in the most unfavorable conditions, cassava is now seen not only as a major staple food but also as a food security crop.
This is one of the highlights of the teleradyo interview with former national corn program director and now full-time farmer, Lorenzo Caranguian. The interview aired July 10 on “Agri Asenso”, the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) program on DZRH.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—The quality and safety of meat in the market are still top priority amid problems in animal health in the country, particularly the African swine fever (ASF), according to the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS).
In a radio interview, Dr. Orlando Ongsotto, OIC-Deputy Executive Director for Field Operations of the NMIS, detailed the different steps their office is taking in making sure that meat safety is being maintained for the consumers.
CALOOCAN CITY, Metro Manila – Since the start of the COVID19 pandemic, the “Plant Plant Plant” Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) has intensified its campaign towards food security in urban areas where daily food supply during successive community lockdowns was critical.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—To enhance the promotion of food staples in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) showcased on its radio program the indigenous crop adlai.
Dr. Ruben Caligner, the “Adlai King” of Davao Occidental, talked about farming practices for adlai on the latest episode of “Agri Asenso” on DZRH. He is the owner of the STS ILP Agri Farm, an ATI-certified Learning Site for Agriculture.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—A farmer from Zambales urged interested backyard gardeners to identify their purpose prior to setting up a hydroponic system in an interview during the “Agri Asenso” program of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and DZRH.
CONCEPCION UNO, Marikina City—As the country embraces the new normal, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to explore partnerships to better serve the agri-fishery clientele, including those in the education sector.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—In line with the national government’s thrust to provide alternative sources of livelihood for returning overseas Filipinos amid the pandemic, the Office of the Agricultural Attaché in Tokyo, Japan conducted an agri-negosyo webinar.
The virtual event was held for overseas Filipinos from all sectors, particularly displaced and repatriated workers, retirees, young agripreneurs, and hobbyists.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—To enhance the digital know-how of the accepted interns for the Filipino Young Farmers Internship Program (FYFIP) in Taiwan, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) spearheaded a half-day end-user training on Google Workspace (GWS).
A total of 47 FYFIP interns took part in the activity where they learned the different features and key capabilities of GSW core applications.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—A young mushroom grower from Malaybalay, Bukidnon is using storytelling to market their products online.
Edsel James “Bong” Quemado shared that storytelling attracts more customers and, therefore, sees it as key to effective digital marketing in the latest “Agri Asenso” episode on DZRH. This teleradyo program is led by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).
During the interview, Quemado said that storytelling brings the focus of the customers on the social impact of the brand or product.
|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.|