Presidential Communications Operations Office

  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Wednesday, 1 April 2020 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
PBB Guidelines 2016
Click to Open
PIA Snapshot

PIA Online
One Mindanao eNewsmagazine
One Visayas eNewsletter
One Luzon eNewsmagazine
ST@R eNewsmagazine
PIA Members Only:
PMIS | PANP Phone Directory
PIAEA Corner:
Application | View PIAEA Site
Special News Editions:
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
PIA News Archive:
Information to Empower Filipinos
English NewsFoto ArchivesRegional WatchOFW Watch
FrontpageHeadlines by RegionNews ArchivePIA SpecialsICT News

PIA Press Release
Friday, November 05, 2010


58 farmers graduates from School on the Air

San Jose, Antique Fifty eight (58) farmers from San Jose de Buenavista recently graduated from School-on-Air (SOA) focused on Goat Raising.

SOA is a program of the Agriculture Training Institute (ATI) under the Department of Agriculture (DA) in partnership with the Local Government Units (LGUs) where information on agricultural development was aired over radio stations.

In Antique, the lessons for students were aired over radio station DYKA every day from 4:30 A.M. to 5:00 A.M. The program was hosted by Ms. Nicolasita Gallego and Mr. Porferio Gallego, Jr.

Every Friday, students of SOA were given assignments and the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist collects the assignments, tests and queries on a weekly basis and forwarded to the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist for further processing and recording.

In a graduation rite held at EBJ Memorial Auditorium, Delegate Angel Salazar Jr. Memorial School, the farmers were awarded with their certificates of graduation by Dir. Larry Nacionales, Regional Director of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit VI (DA-RFU VI), and Dir. Allan Alimodian, Center Director of Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) with Antique Provincial Officials: Gov. Exequiel Javier, Vice Gov. Rosie Dimamay and Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) Members Dino Ruel Operiano, Roland Plameras and Edgar Denosta. Also present in the graduation ceremony was Mayor Rony Molina of San Jose de Buenavista and Sangguniang Bayan (SB) Member Erech Alocilja.

A total of 644 farmers from the municipalities of Anini-y, Tobias Fornier, Hamtic, San Jose de Buenavista, Sibalom, San Remegio, Belison, Patnongon, Laua-an, Barbaza and Pandan has graduated this year from the SOA. (SJDB/PIA)

Latest Stories
  • DOST project beneficiary produces biggest 'ulang' (R02)
  • Solar energy to light up 75 more houses in off-grid areas in NegOr (R07)
  • DA plans to use Mindanao program in Luzon (R11)
  • DSWD 1 marks its 61st anniversary celeb in February (R01)
  • 500 poor families get 'bags of blessing' (R06)
  • Close to 200 Negros Occidental police officers get promotion (R06)
  • NGO urges public to collect, propagate seeds to create native tree forests in CV (R07)
  • Police Information Officers receives commendation medals (R06)
  • DSWD brings Pantawid Pamilya program to Dumaguete City (R07)
  • LGU issues guidelines on use of municipal filling station (CAR)
  • NGO to hold free breast, cervical cancer screening (R07)
  • Aklan detainees trained on proper waste management (R06)
  • Hiligaynon news: DOLE 6 may bag-o nga direktor (R06)
  • Mangrove tree planting to highlight World Wetlands Day (R06)
  • Balikbayan finds ulang production profitable (R02)
  • Hiligaynon news: Impormasyon sa populasyon sa Iloilo nagapakita pagkinahanglan sa pagmanehar sing maayo (R06)
  • Various activities to mark World Wetlands Day in Iloilo (R06)
  • Tagalog News: Tapul Reef, ipinapadeklarang fish sanctuary (MIM)
  • Hiligaynon news: Alert Level sa Yemen napanubo sa level 2 DFA (R06)
  • P118-M worth of Infra projects implemented by Dipolog in 2011 (R09)
    GOOD NEWS Series
    PIA Special Sites:

    ASEAN Philippines

    Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
    For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
    Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
    PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines