ATI in Eastern Visayas
Baybay City, Leyte - Ham, center piece of almost every Filipino Noche Buena. The aromatic scent, the tender meat, and the mouth-watering sauce make us think, “How do they make it”?
DULAG, Leyte - In the spirit of Christmas, ATI-RTC 8 staff initiated an outreach program as a way for the Center to give back to the community and provide simple assistance especially in meeting their needs.
ATI-RTC 8 staff donated used clothing for the said event. The Center also prepared extra and unused training materials such as cartolinas, chalk, pens, and other school supplies.
DULAG, Leyte - With excellence being ATI-RTC 8’s lifebreath, the Center continues to craft activities that help strengthen excellence and promote a positive environment in the workplace.
Baybay City, Leyte – ATI-RTC 8 aims to continuously improve its extension programs and services being an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization. That is why, to further evaluate the center’s Management System and seek areas for improvement, it conducts management reviews at the end of each semester.
Baybay City, Leyte – The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) continues with its capability building component as ATI RTC 8 conducts the Training on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers in Region VIII.
Samar – To mitigate the effects of climate change in agriculture, farmers must employ climate-smart technologies and strategies to sustain farm productivity. One of the highly affected production areas is on rice.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - Meat has always been the star of any typical Filipino meal. According to Rappler, a Filipino consumes about 14.2 kg of pork, two kg more than the world’s average pork consumption. Served processed or not, it cannot be denied that most Filipinos eat meat.
Ormoc City, Leyte – It’s that time once again! This time, Grades 9 and 10 students got to participate in ATI RTC 8’s fun-filled awareness campaign Rice and Organic Agriculture Awareness Reach Schools (ROARS).
Iloilo City - The Philippine National Corn Congress (PNCC) is a yearly event which serves as a venue for stakeholders of the corn industry to convene and discuss issues of the corn commodity.
LOS BAÑOS ,Laguna - “Nakakakaba kasi first time ko pong sumali sa isang quiz bee competition and I am not only representing my school but also Region 8. So nakakatakot po kasi baka hindi ko ma-meet yung expectations ng mga tao sa akon.” I was nervous since it was my first time to join a quiz bee competition representing not only my school but also Region 8.
Tunga, Leyte – Mention the word bees and people conjure images of sweet honey and stings. What most people don’t know is that there are species of bees that are stingless and they make really good honey!
Baybay City, Leyte - The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) has 4 components: farm machinery and equipment, rice seed development, propagation, and promotion, expanded rice credit assistance, and rice extension services.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - Rehabilitation is the process of re-educating and retraining those who commit crime. It is important so that inmates become law abiding citizens and at the same time enhance their knowledge and skills through different activities.
4H Hub, Palo, Leyte – 4H young farmers trooped to the 4H Hub of ATI RTC 8 to learn about Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on fruit and vegetable production.
“This was once our dream but today, we can now finally see the realization of this dream", says Hon. Lovely Ann Yu, Mayor of the municipality of Alang-alang and former 4-H Club President in Eastern Visayas. She expresses her joy that the 4-H Club Learning Hub in Eastern Visayas has come to fruition.
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.