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Farming Champions Talk Innovation, Passion on ‘Agri Asenso’

Elnard Ympal

DILIMAN, Quezon City—In line with the celebration of the Farmers’ and Fisherfolk Month, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) puts the spotlight on farmers and fishers for their outstanding contributions and performance in the agri-fishery sector through its radio program, “Agri Asenso”.

For the first two Saturdays of May, Gawad Saka outstanding high value crop farmer Greggy Saljay and outstanding young farmer Elnard Ympal talked about their respective innovations on integrated, diversified, and organic farming.

Magsasaka at Mangingisda, Bida sa Kabila ng Pandemya

Nakikiisa ang Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) sa buong bansa sa pagdiriwang ng “Buwan ng Magsasaka at Mangingisda” ngayong Mayo. Sa pamamagitan ng temang “May pandemya man o wala, ang magsasaka’t mangingisda, maaasahan ng bansa”, tampok ang kontribusyon ng ating mga bayani sa bukid at palaisdaan upang magkaroon ng sapat na pagkain ang bawat Pilipino sa kabila ng nararanasang epekto ng COVID-19.

PH, Taiwan Governments Express Support to Young Filipino Farmers

young farmer in Taiwan

DILIMAN, Quezon City—Officials from the Department of Agriculture (DA) and Taipei Economic Cultural Office (TECO), together with the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO), conveyed messages of support for the 50 young farmers selected for the Filipino Young Farmers Internship Program (FYFIP) in Taiwan.

During the program orientation held virtually by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), the heads of the implementing agencies congratulated the participants for their achievement.

Virtual Training Creates Pool of KlimAgrikultura Implementers

Virtual KlimAgrikultura TOT

DILIMAN, Quezon City—Twenty six staff of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and agricultural extension workers (AEWs) from MIMAROPA, Bicol, and Eastern Visayas were capacitated as future trainers in implementing KlimAgrikultura, a manual that guides farmers in using climate information to improve decision-making in the farm.

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ATI Today

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.