Written by the Web Team   Farmers in the province of Aurora are adopting PalayCheck®, an integrated crop management system for rice developed mainly by the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), to help the province in its bid to be known as the country`s “haven of fancy rice.” Rolando C. San Gabriel, lead of the AURora`s ORganically Grown Aromatic Rice (Aurora) projects, said 22 farmers who are planting Basmati rice […]

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Written by the Web Team   The Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, Inc (FCSSP) recognized researchers of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) during  the societies’ 21st Scientific Conference held in Legazpi City, May 9-14. Dr. Flordeliza Bordey of the Socioeconomics Division, author of the paper Productivity of rice farming in the Philippines: patterns and sources, won the best paper under the socioeconomics category. Her paper examined […]

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Written by Web Team   Mobile Rice Teknoklinik or technology clinics are reaching the fourth and fifth class municipalities in Central Luzon to address farming problems and issues. With speakers from the Technology Management and Services Division (TMSD) of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), the consultation activity provides avenue for farmers to consult, discuss, diagnose, analyze, and find solutions to their problems with rice experts, researchers, extentionists, and fellow […]

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Written by the Web Team   Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) urged the new graduates of its Rice Science Training Course (RSTC) and Farmers’ Field School (FFS) to sustain and improve good rice production without depending much on government interventions. In a recent mass graduation rite conducted at the Institute`s Central Experiment Station in Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Ruben B. Miranda, PhilRice officer-in-charge, said training participants, particularly farmers, […]

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Written by Web Team   PalayCheck, an integrated crop management system for rice, is seen as a possible platform for advancing Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification in rice, a country representative to the symposium funded by the Irrigated Rice Research Consortium (IRRC) of the International Rice Research Institute and co-organized by Rice Department of Thailand said. The Symposium on GAP for Rice in Southeast Asia, which was recently conducted in […]

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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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