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As we speed closer to our vision of a ricesecure Philippines, we look back on how we got to our current position.
About 1,000 farmers learned agricultural entrepreneurship during the dry season Lakbay Palay hosted by PhilRice, March 30-31. With the theme Ang magsasakang madiskarte, negosyante, the event aims to prepare farmers to be ‘agripreneurs’ and taught them the various rice-based production systems in which they could earn additional income. The Institute invited Leticia Basubas, owner of MSC Food Products to inspire farmers to venture in agricultural entrepreneurship and teach them basic […]
With the women actively involved in majority of agricultural work, PhilRice is showcasing farm equipment for women in an exhibit in celebration of the 2017 National Women’s Month. Led by PhilRice’s Rice Science Museum, the exhibit features machines easily operated by women-farmers from land preparation until milling. These include laboy tiller, drumseeder, continuous rice hull carbonizer, and micromill. “These machines are lightweight, ranging from 10-100 kg. The portable machines were […]
An ICT-based application that can analyze crop needs from planting to post-harvest while mitigating the effects of climate change was the grand winner in the 3rd AgriHackathon, an application development competition held at PhilRice, March 24-25. Called Crop++, the application was developed by IT students from Central Luzon State University. The application can monitor the current temperature and humidity of a farm area through a temperature sensor. It can also […]
Science City of Munoz – After featuring pop culture and political icons, PhilRice launched a new design of its rice paddy art baring two generations of Ang Probinsyano stars (Coco Martin and Fernando Poe Jr.), March 24. The rice paddy art is a project under the PhilRice FutureRice Program. Using the 3D anamorphosis principle (an art technique used for a distorted artwork that will only appear normal when viewed from […]
A prestigious award-giving body recognized PhilRice for its communication initiatives and writers during the 2016 Binhi Awards held at the Makati Diamond Residences, March 22. The Binhi Awards is an annual prestigious competition organized by the Philippine Agricultural Journalists Inc. (PAJ) in cooperation with the San Miguel Corporation to recognize the efforts of the country’s agriculture and environment journalists. Sonny P. Pasiona, a writer of the PhilRice Development Communication Division, […]
The Philippine Rice Information System (PRISM) conducted a national retooling workshop on field protocols and operations for the regional implementers of the Department of Agriculture (DA), February 21-24. “We are using state of the art tools (smart phone, internet, satellite, cloud computing, crop model) in our information system. To optimize the benefits of these tools and to cope with the fast pace of technology development for efficiency, reliability, and easiness, […]
PhilRice in partnership with the Central Luzon State University (CLSU), launched the book Mushroom Feast: A Collection of Filipino Mushroom Recipes, in Cabanatuan City, February 22. The book aims topromote mushroom production as an important component of Palayamanan Plus, an integrated, intensified, and diversified rice and rice-based farming system. Mushroom production serves as an additional source of income for farmers through the development of high-quality food and production of feed supplement […]
Bring learning into the community and encourage sharing. Rice extension workers participated in a field tour to a PhilRice’s PalaYamaNayon site in Pampanga to help them replicate the success story in their respective communities. The 11 participants from extension, research, and academe are part of the RiceUpPH Training conducted by the project dubbed as Improving technology promotion and delivery through capability enhancement of the next generation of rice extension professionals […]