The Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineers (PSAE) recognized agricultural engineers of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) for their outstanding contribution to their own fields of expertise during the 65th PSAE Annual Convention held in General Santos City, April 19-25. PhilRice Deputy Executive Director for Research Dr. Manuel Jose C. Regalado won the Most Outstanding Agricultural Engineer (Maramba Award), the highest recognition given during the event. Dr. Ricardo F. Orge, […]

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Dr. Ricardo F. Orge, scientist I and Coping with Climate Change Program lead of Philippine Rice Research Institute is the 2015 Gawad Saka Outstanding Agricultural Scientist for Central Luzon.   Hosted by the Department of Agriculture, Gawad Saka Award is an annual search for outstanding achievers in agriculture and fisheries. A conferred scientist in 2009, Orge’s more than 20—year of research work was focused on developing machines/equipment that would help […]

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The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHIL) cited the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice)  for filing the most number of patents and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications.  The award, called the “Anak ni Juan,” is given to PhilRice Intellectual Property Office for submitting six patents and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications under the office’s Patent Protection Incentive Package (PPIP), also coined as “Juan’s Thousand Inventions.”  More than 80 Innovation […]

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Sa pamamagitan ng FutureRice Program ng Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), sinusubukang gamitin ang potensyal ng “agritourism”  sa ginagawang pang-atraksyon na nauukol sa pagpapalay o Rice Agritourism sa bansa. Ayon kay Roger F. Barroga, program leader ng FutureRice Program, ang FutureRice ay naglalayon na ihanda ang mga magsasaka at extension workers sa mga makabagong teknolohiya sa pagsasaka. Nakapaloob sa teknolohiya ng FutureRice ang paggamit ng Clean, Green, Practical, and Smart […]

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Ayon sa pag-aaral, umaabot sa 50% ang maaaring mawala kapag hindi mapagtutuunan ng pansin ang wastong pag-aani. Sa pagdating ng mga makinang pambukid, tulad ng combine harvester, mas madali na ang pag-aani at makatitipid pa ng halos P3,000 sa gastusin.

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Alam nyo ba na maaaring umabot sa 50% o higit pa ang maaaring pinsala na dulot ng stemborer o aksip sa mga pananim na palay? Ang dilaw at puting aksip ang siyang pinakapopular na umaatake sa mga palayan dito sa Pilipinas. Dumarami ang aksip sa palayan sa mga buwan ng Abril hanggang Mayo at Oktubre hanggang Nobyembre. Ayon kay Anita Antonio, training specialist ng Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), ang […]

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Better extension service can be expected from the pilot batch of 25 Luzon agricultural technologists and development officers who completed a 5-month training at the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), April 17. Titled Enabling the AgRiDOC: A new breed of rice extensionists, the course did not only prime the pilot batch of AgRiDOCs or Agricultural Development Officers of the Community as transmitters of technologies from research centers but as catalysts […]

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Better extension service can be expected from the pilot batch of 25 Luzon agricultural technologists and development officers who completed a 5-month training at the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), April 17. Titled Enabling the AgRiDOC: A new breed of rice extensionists, the course did not only prime the pilot batch of AgRiDOCs  or Agricultural Development Officers of the Community as transmitters of technologies from research centers but as catalysts […]

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Close to 4,000 farmers were updated with the latest technologies through the Lakbay-Palay conducted at the Philippine Rice Research Institute in Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, April 14-15.  Celia Abadilla, activity lead coordinator, said that FutureRice Farm, breeder seed production, and on-farm learning center were among the stations where visiting farmers, mostly from the country’s rice granary, learned new technologies. Promoting technologies that are clean, green, practical, and smart, the […]

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Organic fertilizer is made of animal or plant biomass that has completely decomposed until the original material has become soil-like in texture. Biofertilizers, or microbial fertilizers, compost activators, inoculums are commonly classified as organic fertilizers, but they are either soil conditioners or growth enhancers.

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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