Land Preparation

LABOY TILLER

    • 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

 

MICROTILLER

    • Portable. Lightweight and can be easily dismantled to facilitate transport in steep terrain
    • Simple design. Utilizes parts that could be easily bought in local stores
    • Efficient. Works well even in fields with knee-deep hard pans and long stubbles
    • Fast. Works at least 24 times faster than the traditional method of foot trampling
    • Download Microtiller

PRICE:

    P50,000

 

RIDE-ON ATTACHMENT FOR HANDTRACTOR

    • Can attach to any hand tractor model
    • Easy and comfortable to operate; operator heart rate reduced by 10 pulse beats/min
    • Increased utilization of hand tractor
    • For plowing and harrow-leveling while riding
    • Final harrowing and leveling done simultaneously

PRICE:

    P13,000 – P18,000

Crop Establishment

PLASTIC DRUMSEEDER

    • 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

 

Post Harvest

SEED CLEANER

    • 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

 

SACLOB

    • 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

 

MULTI-CROP FLOURMILL

    • 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

 

MICROMILL

    • 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

 

MALIGAYA FLATBED DRYER

    • 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 typhoons
    • Allows income generation from custom drying operations
    • Download Flatbed dryer

PRICE:

    P600,000 – P650,000 w/ engine depending on the location of installation

 

Biomass Use

GASIFIER STOVE

    • It uses rice hull as a fuel to cook food or boil water.
    • 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 Gasifier stove

PRICE:

    P2,500

 

CtRH Carbonizer

    • It converts rice hull into carbonized rice hll that can be used for seedbed preparation, organic fertilizer, soil conditioner and others
    • Generally Smokeless

PRICE:

    P40,000 – without attachment

 

OPEN-TYPE CARBONIZER

    • 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

 

MALIGAYA RICE HULL STOVE

    • 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

 

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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