Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija ― Over 70 farmer-members of the Bantug Primary Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC) learned about the best practices in climate change adaptation and nutrient management in rice production in a farmers’ field day, May 5. Organized by Korea Program on International Agriculture (KOPIA) Center Philippines and PhilRice, the activity aims to help farmers manage climate change-related risks and maximize their yield through the use of different […]

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                        The Philippine Society of Soil Science and Technology (PSST) recognized researchers of PhilRice’s Agronomy, Soils, and Plant Physiology Division (ASPPD) during its scientific conference held at Bayfront Hotel, Cebu City, May 10-12. The study titled Isolation, characterization, and identification of plant growth-promoting Rhizobacteria  by Editha V. Evangelista won the 2nd place in the best paper award under the […]

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PhilRice Negros in Murcia, Negros Occidental June 1-2    :    IT Roadshow June 1-9    :    Rice Boot Camp   PhilRice Bicol in Batang, Ligao City, Albay June 7-9        :      IT Productivity Seminar Roadshow June 26-30   :      Regional BR4D (Benchmarking of Research for Development)   PhilRice Central Experiment Station in Nueva Ecija June 5-7    :    Hybrid Workshop – […]

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20th Annual Philippine Society of Soil Science and Technology Scientific Conference Bayfront, Cebu City, 10-12 May 2017 EDITHA EVANGELISTA   –   2nd Best Paper (Junior Category) HARRY JAY CAVITE   –   3rd Best Paper (Senior Category) ANNIE ESPIRITU AND EVELYN JAVIER   –   2nd Best Poster JOSEF MIKHAIL BAUTISTA, RONEL AGUILAR, MS. ANN JHUDEIL SANTOS, TRINIDAD FERNANDO, and JAYVEE CRUZ   –   3rd Best Poster 2017 Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human […]

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We show you the future of rice farming at our FutureRice Farm! If you find yourself in the Science City of Muñoz, do come by PhilRice and go straight to the FutureRice Farm. Here, we show our work on farm automation, demonstration of yield-enhancing and cost-reducing technologies and cropping systems, and agritourism. Recently, we have had paddy arts featuring President Duterte and Vice-President Robredo—in the past, we’ve had AlDub, and […]

PhilRice’s Jaime A. Manalo IV delivered the talk on “Complexities in and tips on climate change communication”, 12 May at PhilRice’s Headquarters in Nueva Ecija. Jaime discussed common issues on CCC, and how these can be resolved. The talk put together insights from an extensive literature review conducted by Jaime’s team and their more than three years of work on climate change integration in the curriculum of secondary high schools […]

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To closely engage young people in agriculture, PhilRice Batac and the Candon Youth Movement (CYM) conducted a series of training sessions involving 20 youth volunteers tagged as “Farmbassadors”. The youth volunteers were 15-25 years old who were mostly students, employed workers, and out-of-school youth from Candon City. From October 2016 until February this year, every Saturday, lectures and hands-on exercises on rice and vegetable farming were conducted. Hands-on sessions were […]

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In a country where nutritious fruits and vegetables are abundant, you may think that health could never go wrong. Contrary to this belief, malnutrition has taken its roots in this land, where agriculture is the bread and butter. Micronutrient deficiency or hidden hunger is among these. This form of malnutrition is asymptomatic -you will not know that you have it until it manifests through other forms of diseases or ailments […]

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Maligaya, Science City of Muñoz – PhilRice’s FutureRice program organized a Dayami Festival, an art competition to help strengthen the Institute’s campaign against the burning of rice straw, May 9. “Through this competition, we hope to encourage farmers not to burn rice straw, promote awareness on its effects to the environment, and teach them about the environment-friendly alternatives,” says Marian Rikka Añora, PhilRice researcher and organizer of the event. Burning […]

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Maligaya, Science City of Muñoz – An international network of organizations eyed to promote the alternate wetting and drying method (AWD) for sustainable water use and environment conservation during their visit in PhilRice, May 11. Fifteen foreign members of the Taskforce Committee on the International Network for Water and Ecosystem in Paddy Fields (INWEPF), together with the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and PhilRice experts considered the promotion of alternate wetting […]

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