CALABARZON – Women’s resilience and capabilities to lead in male-dominated sectors were highlighted in the “AgriTalk 2021: Agriwomen in Agricultural Development in CALABARZON” online forum.
Local farmers and fishers also get the spotlight as the agriculture sector joins the celebration of the Filipino Food Month this April.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Farming is a never-ending pursuit of learning and discovery.
Agribusiness mentor, agripreneur, and owner of an accredited Extension Service Provider of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Gloria Pontejos-Morris or “Ka Gigi”, emphasized this on the latest episode of “Agri Asenso” on DZRH.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—More agribusiness opportunities are now being recognized in the local corn industry.
In the seventh episode of the radio program “Agri Asenso”, agripreneur and community leader Jocelyn Ong-Perez from Basista, Pangasinan turned the spotlight on products that can be made using discarded cornhusks.
DILIMAN, Quezon City–Newbie mushroom farmers and interested growers were given some tips on mushroom cultivation and small-scale enterprise on the sixth episode of “Agri Asenso”, the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) weekly teleradyo program on various agri-fishery technologies.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—In its second year, the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) continues to reach new milestones by capacitating and empowering more farmers and agricultural workers to compete in the international rice market.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—As the nation celebrates the National Women’s Month in honor of every Juana, a rice farmer and trainer in Mangatarem, Pangasinan underscores the important role of women as partners in agriculture.
NASUGBU, Batangas—Residents in Sitio Palico, Barangay Bilaran in Nasugbu, Batangas are now getting good harvests from the community garden established under the joint efforts of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Philippine Army (PA) through the “Plant, Plant, Plant” and Army Green Camp programs, respectively.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—More young Filipinos are joining the efforts to rebrand the agriculture and fisheries sector.
On March 3, the Agriculture Students Association of the Philippines (ASAP) announced its official launch “to advance the agricultural sector of the Philippines by educating, empowering, and engaging the youth.”
DILIMAN, Quezon City — In line with the celebration of National Women’s Month, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) took part in a webinar on “Women in Backyard Gardening and Farming” facilitated by the Commission on Audit (COA) .
The webinar highlighted different gardening strategies and vegetable production practices. Specifically, container gardening, vertical gardening, edible landscaping, square-foot farming, hydroponics, preparation of soil mixture, organic pesticides, as well as organic concoctions and kitchen waste composting.
|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.|