A juxtapose, rice is not only the inspiration but also the medium. The artists’ muse and their channel, our staple food presents realities, and these realities are often reflected back on how we act around it. Visual artists from main cities in Luzon gathered in the Palay-Kamalayan exhibit and featured their work of and from rice.

Categories: Visua-Rice

Lightweight, portable, and easy to fabricate Easy to operate and requires less attention Efficient, economical and practically smokeless Download Open-type carbonizer PRICE: P1,100  

Categories: Biomass Use

Inexpensive and easy to fabricate Generates high heat (yellow to bluish flame) Environment-friendly; practically smokeless Requires less attention Simple-low cost and lightweight design Efficient and economical Download Maligaya rice hull stove PRICE: P1,500  

Categories: Biomass Use

High capacity. Up to 1.5 tons/hour for final cleaning after drying Low grain loss. Less than 1% cleaning loss Easy to operate. Minimum adjustments needed for operation. Simple design. Locally manufactured using locally-available materials. Highly mobile. Fitted with pneumatic wheels for towing and transport. Download Seed cleaner PRICE: P69,400  

Categories: Post Harvest

Prevents pest infestation such as weevils, rats, and birds) during storage of palay seeds without using chemicals Low seed MC are maintained even if seeds are exposed to high humidity conditions during rainy season Improves seed viability by 6 to 12 months as compared to the conventional open storage. Download Saclob PRICE: P8,000  

Categories: Post Harvest

Produces fine, dry flour for some traditional food and bakery products Storable output up to six months Low power requirement Output free from contamination Can be used for corn, cassava, ube, squash, banana, mungbean, chili, black pepper, soy bean, etc Easy to operate and maintain Easy to fabricate and utilizes local materials Ability to mill small quantities Download Multicrop flourmill PRICE: P30,000 – P35,000  

Categories: Post Harvest

Portable, lightweight Easy to fabricate; Simple, low-cost, and easy to manufacture from local materials Easy to operate and maintain Efficient, high milling recovery Versatile, can be used for other grains Ability to mill small quantities Download Micromill PRICE: P40,000  

Categories: Post Harvest

Complete drying from dripping wet to 13-14% MC, dried output can be used for seed purposes Used farm by-products like rice hull, corn cobs, or coffee hulls as fuel for heating drying air Simple, easy to fabricate and operate, and needs minimal maintenance Multi-crop capability for other grains like corn, coffee, legumes, and other crops (banana and cassava chips) Allows drying during unfavorable weather conditions, i.e. at night and during […]

Categories: Post Harvest

Simple and low cost Portable and lightweight Versatile, can be used for other crops Can be used both for upland and wetland seeding Rice grains seeded in straight rows, allowing mechanical weeding between rows Reduces seeding rate (20, 40, 60 kg/ha) Saves on labor Download Plastic drumseeder PRICE: P 8,500.00  

Categories: Crop Establishment

Portable. Lightweight and can be easily transported. Simple design. Utilizes parts that could be easily bought in local stores Efficient. Works well even in fields with soft, deep, or very deep mud (“laboy” soil) and long stubbles. Fast. With an average capacity of 1ha/day in deep muddy field Download Laboy tiller RTB PRICE: P75,000  

Categories: Land Preparation
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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