• Oplan Iwas Peste

    5 tips to prevent farm pests launched

    The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), the Regional Crop Protection Center (RCPC), Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA), and the Department of Agriculture- Regional Field Office III (DA-RFO III) are intensifying pests field control this wet season through the Oplan Iwas Peste: Ang madiskarteng magsasaka, mataas ang ani at kita recently launched in Nueva Ecija. […]

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  • Marawi Training

    Agencies train farmers in conflict-stricken areas

    Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently trained about 300 rice-based growers in Marawi, Lanao del Sur to help them resume farming, which was left for almost a year due to the city’s siege. Teodora Briones, head of PhilRice’s Corporate Services Division, said farmers in the area expressed interest in […]

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    Training to enhance access to high-quality seeds held

    The Department of Agriculture (DA) is ensuring the availability of quality seeds through training conducted at Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in Maligaya, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, July 20-25. Dr. Karen Eloisa T. Barroga, PhilRice acting deputy executive director on development, said the five-day training on producing high-quality inbred rice seeds and farm […]

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    PhilRice fosters good nutrition

    The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in Nueva Ecija drums up good nutrition in its nearby communities through month-long activities for mothers and children in this year’s nutrition month. “It is must to assist local government units in improving the nutrition status of their towns because data show that chronic malnutrition in the country is […]

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  • PhilRice Negros Anniversary

    Laborers’ wives learn to be entrepreneurs

    Murcia, Negros Occidental – Wives of PhilRice laborers here plan to set-up a printing enterprise following their training on business start-up. Spearheaded by the Department of Trade and Industry during the station’s 15th anniversary, July 26, the activity aimed to enrich women’s livelihood opportunities. DTI will guide the group in preparing for a t-shirt printing […]

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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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