• Breeding End to End

    PhilRice, IRRI discuss strengthening rice breeding partnership

    The Philippine Rice Research (PhilRice) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have continued building a strong partnership to overcome the challenges in rice breeding, as discussed in the seminar “Breeding End to End: Integrating Genotype Data and Phenotype Data into a Unified Product Development Strategy” at the PhilRice Central Experiment Station, February 20. Dr. […]

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  • No rice shortage

    No rice shortage yet importation is needed — PhilRice

    The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) sees no rice shortage in the country at least for the first quarter of 2018. Dr. Bordey, an economist and the Deputy Executive Director for Research of PhilRice said the Philippines produced a total of 19.3 million tons of palay in 2017 which is equivalent to 12.5 million tons […]

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  • Amazing rice

    “Knowledge adventure” enriches rice workers

    With the country recording the highest rice yield in history, the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) further enhanced the knowledge of researchers and development workers to help sustain the recent feat in the rice sector. In the Amazing rice, Amazing race contest held at PhilRice Central Experiment Station, February 14, contenders completed tasks that tested […]

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  • PhilRice Isabela Director, Leo C. Javier, together with the station's partners, signing the Memorandum of Agreement during the launching of the SOA program on climate smart agriculture in Cagayan Valley

    SOA on climate smart agriculture launched in Cagayan Valley

    The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) Isabela Branch Station has joined forces with the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 02 (DA-RFO 02) and other organizations in the implementation of School-On-the-Air (SOA) Program on Climate Smart Agriculture, which is recently launched in Cagayan Valley. “The SOA will be conducted in the region’s major food producing […]

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  • Pampangueño farmers learn rice on air

    Pampangueño farmers learn rice on air. Thirty-five farmers in Pampanga recently finished a course on rice and rice-based farming technologies through School-on-Air titled “Maparalang Ortelanu” (wise farmers), a collaborative initiative of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 3 (DA-RFO-3) and PhilRice. Armando G. Urbano, one of the top achievers, thanked both agencies for the […]

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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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