DILIMAN, Quezon City—Bukidnon-based agripreneur Nick Jay Arr Engallado continues to bring rice production and processing up a notch with another product innovation in the offing.
In a radio interview, Engallado revealed a new product line is coming to add to an already wide variety of rice-based products from Engallado’s Nature Farm and Natural Food Products located in Brgy. Tongantongan, Valencia City. Some of their most sought-after products are barquirice, rice buttons, rice cookies, rice coffee blends, piaya, and merengue.
DILIMAN, Quezon City – Some 14 young farmers rise to the challenge of elevating the country’s agri-fishery sector as the implementation of the Young Filipino Farm Leaders Training Program in Japan (YFFLTPJ) resumed this year.
This is after more than a year of reprograming for this joint initiative of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Japan Agricultural Exchange Council (JAEC), and Japan Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, due to the global pandemic.
DILIMAN, Quezon City - As part of the development phase of AgriKids’ video series, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), together with the Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc. (KCFI), conducted the Knowledge Channel Training in the New Normal (KCTINN). This is the second phase of consultation activities for teacher-representatives from 37 identified schools for the program.
Teachers from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao attended a three-day activity composed of two asynchronous sessions and a synchronous assembly via Google Meet.
MANILA, Philippines – The World Rural Forum (WRF) based in Spain gathered the National Committees on Family Farming (NCFF) around the world for a knowledge sharing on the processes and experiences in developing the National Action Plans on family farming.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) through the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Biotech Program Office (BPO) and Biotech Coalition of the Philippines (BCP) spearheaded the "Webinar on Pinoy Biotech Crops" on November 17, 2021, as part of the celebration of the 2021 National Biotechnology Week (NBW).
DILIMAN, Quezon City—In its continuous pursuit to further the Urban Agriculture Program, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) launched the Greenhouse Village at the Sunnyville Model Community Farm in Barangay Tandang Sora last November 16, 2021.
DILIMAN Quezon City—The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) just recently launched the #BeRICEponsiblyHealthy Virtual Run as part of this year’s celebration of the National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM). The fun run is also known as 2021 NRAM 5KM Run for Rice.
Initial batches of the regional training of trainers (TOT) on Digital Agriculture Course under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (DAC4RCEF) went underway this October and November led by the regional training centers (RTCs) of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).
ATI Cagayan Valley and Central Visayas started off the activities with their first batches conducted virtually last October 12-14.
As another year comes near to its end, that nation celebrates the National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM).
Through Proclamation No. 524, series of 2004, the annual celebration of NRAM is held every November to increase public awareness on rice towards addressing issues on malnutrition and poverty, and help attain self-sufficiency.
DILIMAN Quezon City – The improvement of the economic and social well-being of every Agricultural Extension Worker (AEW) has always been the goal and commitment of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI). This is consistent with the agency’s mandate of professionalizing the AEWs through the implementation of an integrated and ladderized human capital development for public extension services, and adoption of merit, promotion, and incentive system (Section 88, AFMA IRR 1997).
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.