Visit: PhilRice Machines reading materials

Land Preparation

Laboy Tiller

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

PRICE:

    P75,000

 

Microtiller

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

PRICE:

    P50,000

 

Ride on Attachment

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

Drumseeder

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

PRICE:

    P 8,000.00

 

Water Management

Windpump

WIND PUMP IRRIGATION SYSTEM

    • Environment-friendly. This clean technology does not use or burn fossil fuels.
    • Efficient windmill design. Rotor will operate at wind speeds as low as 2 m/s.
    • Versatile. Suitable for gravitational, drip or micro sprinkler irrigation of rice-based crops and for village water supply.
    • Easy and safe to operate and maintain.

PRICE:

    P400,000

 

rice hsuk gasifier engine system

RICE HUSK GASIFIER ENGINE SYSTEM

    • uses rice hull biomass as source of energy, generating savings of 36 to 44% in fuel cost.
    • The system can be used for pumping water, rice milling, and electric power generation.
    • Wastes produced after rice hull burning within the system can also be used by the farmers in rice production, which include, among others soil conditioner in seedbed and element in making organic fertilizer

PRICE:

    P65,000-70,000

 

floating-pump

FLOATING PUMP

    • Lightweight construction and portable that allows ease of transport and mobility
    • Built from locally available parts and materials
    • Harnesses open water sources such as creeks, streams, and open canals

PRICE:

    P10,000

 

Harvesting

minicombine

PHILRICE-BRIGGS AND STRATTON RICE MINI-COMBINE

    • Suitable to the small paddy fields and for wet harvesting
    • Combines harvesting, threshing, cleaning, and bagging in one operation
    • Allows harvesting even at night
    • Low harvesting cost
    • Light weight, allowing use of the old, reliable 16 hp B&S cast iron engine

PRICE:

    P550,000

 

Reaper

PHILRICE-JICA ROTARY REAPER

    • Affordable to farmers. The reaper is priced about 40% to 50% less than the imported models available in the local market.
    • Suitable for local conditions. The reaper is suitable for local rice varieties and for wet or dry season harvesting
    • Easy to operate. The reaper has minimum operating adjustments and can be operated conveniently in and out of the field
    • Locally designed and manufactured. It can be locally manufactured using local materials and existing skills.
    • Low repair and maintenance cost. Because it utilizes local parts and skill, it can be repaired and maintained by local shops

PRICE:

    P110,000

 

stripper-harvester

SG800 RICE STRIPPER HARVESTER

  • Portable and lightweight. Ability to work under soft, wet field conditions
  • Efficient. 7-10 persons can harvest about one hectare, thresh and clean the grains in one day using the system.
  • Simple construction. It has only one moving part for stripping the grains: the rotating comb-like structure made of used car tires.
  • Reduced grain loss. Average in-field harvesting loss is 2%.
  • Adaptable. It can harvest partially lodged crop.

Post Harvest

Seed Cleaner

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.

PRICE:

    P69,400

 

saclob

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.

PRICE:

    P8,000

 

multi crop flourmill

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

PRICE:

    P30,000 – P35,000

 

Micromill

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

RICE:

    P40,000

 

Maligaya Flatbed dryer

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

PRICE:

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

 

Biomass Use

Gasifier Stove

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

PRICE:

    P2,500

 

CtRH Carbonizer

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:

    P15,000

 

OPEN TYPE CARBONIZER

OPEN-TYPE CARBONIZER

    • Lightweight, portable, and easy to fabricate
    • Easy to operate and requires less attention
    • Efficient, economical and practically smokeless

PRICE:

    P1,100

 

Rice hull stove

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

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.

Learn More

Philippine Rice Research Institute