Written by the Web Team   More than 3,000 elementary pupils in Nueva Ecija had learned the value of rice in an educational tour, sponsored by the province’s Department of Education, at Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in Science City of Muñoz, Feb. 24. “I learned that rice has to survive many challenges before our mother could cook this food. It’s not good to waste it,” 10-year-old Alyza Manglo said. […]

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Written by the Web Team   The development group of Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is helping the country achieve rice self-sufficiency through its initiatives conducted last year, which were presented during the recent three-day Development Roadmap Planning Workshop held at the Institute’s Central Experiment Station in Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija. The initiatives, which included trainings, extension modalities, and the completed location-specific technology development project (LSTD), contributed to […]

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Written by the Web Team   Returning scholars of Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) had identified farmers’ benefits from using cellphones and the prospect of tapping the youth in disseminating agriculture information through Information Communication Technologies (ICTs). Hazel V. Antonio, who finished MSc in International Development Studies in Wageningen University and Research Centre in The Netherlands, and Jaime A. Manalo IV, an alumnus of Communication for Social Change program at […]

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Written by the Web Team   The farming circle has probably reached the tipping point where the word “irrigation” is almost synonymous to pulling off wads of cash. Not in anyone’s wildest imagination could it be equated to being low cost. But then, that is probably why we need to imagine further. Irrigation can be low cost as the PhilRice researchers based in Batac, Ilocos Norte would prove. With the […]

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Written by the Web Team   The farming circle has probably reached the tipping point where the word “irrigation” is almost synonymous to pulling off wads of cash. Not in anyone’s wildest imagination could it be equated to being low cost. But then, that is probably why we need to imagine further. Irrigation can be low cost as the PhilRice researchers based in Batac, Ilocos Norte would prove. With the […]

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Written by the Web Team   President Benigno S. Aquino III has thus far appointed three new members of the Board of Trustees (BOT), the highest policy-making body of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice). Replacing former trustees who have finished their terms, Dr. Teodoro C. Mendoza now represents the academic community, Dr. Ma. Luisa R. Soliven, science community, and Edicio G. Dela Torre, consumer sector. Mendoza comes from the […]

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     Written by the Web Team Selected young farmers across the country are bound for a training in Japan to be business entrepreneurs after they complete a 75-day pre-departure orientation course under the Young Filipino Farmers Training Program (YFFTP). A part of the pre-departure training was conducted at the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), Jan. 30-Feb 3. The PhilRice training, the second activity in the pre-departure orientation course, covered operating […]

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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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