Written by the Web Team   Farmers can soon cut on fuel expenses as the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) tests the efficiency of its developed biofuel on machines. The plan is an offshoot of a recent lecture by Dr. Rico O. Cruz, an expert on biofuel from Oregon, USA, who promoted Cruzesterification, a process of producing biodiesel from used vegetable oils. “Producing biodiesel using Cruzesterification makes the production of […]

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Written by the Web Team   Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija – To help farmers respond to the challenges of achieving rice self-sufficiency in two-years time, the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) donated books yesterday to the Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) centers in municipalities with location-specific technology development sites. “[As a one-stop information shop on agriculture], FITS is a good partner in bringing our innovations to the […]

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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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