Pampanga Agricultural College (PAC) recognized the contribution of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) to the state agricultural institute`s growth and development as an institution of excellence. During the College’s 36th Recognition Rites, PhilRice was cited for “uplifting the status and standard of research and extension programs of the College by providing P1 M for the implementation of the [joint] Information and Technology-Based Extension Services [of PhilRice-led Open Academy for […]

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Written by Web Team   The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) are ensuring the good field performance of irrigated lowland varieties across the country through multi-environment trials (MET) at PhilRice stations in Nueva Ecija, Isabela, and Agusan. MET, a function of the International Network for Genetic Evaluation of Rice (INGER), is being conducted to validate the adaptability and quality of rice lines before […]

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The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) started the construction of its seventh station at Bgry. Batang, Ligao City, Albay for farmers to be soon equipped with technologies and practices needed to mitigate the effects of climate change. Soon to rise on a 25 ha-site in the country’s sixth largest rice producing region, PhilRice Bicol is envisioned to lead in the development of varieties and crop management technologies for adverse environments […]

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Written by Web Team   Ruben Miranda, deputy executive director and officer-in-charge of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), urged rice farmers to develop the habit of recording their farm expenses and activities as records are indispensable tools in decision making. “From our observations, it`s always best for you (farmers) to record, among others, production costs like fertilizer expenses and practices done in different crop stages,. This will help you […]

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Written by Web Team   The Department of Agriculture (DA) designated Ruben B. Miranda, deputy director for development (DED) of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), as the Institute’s officer-in-charge following the reassignment of its chief to DA last week of March. Miranda, who has been with the country`s lead agency on rice research and development for 20 years, served as DED in 2009. He also led the implementation of […]

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Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is a government corporate entity attached to the Department of Agriculture created through Executive Order 1061 on 5 November 1985 (as amended) to help develop high-yielding and cost-reducing technologies so farmers can produce enough rice for all Filipinos.

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