• RiceBIS-Isabela

    PhilRice Isabela trains farmers on rice-based product processing

    PhilRice Isabela conducted a two-day skills training on rice-based product processing to capacitate the cluster members of RiceBIS Isabela Community who will engage in enterprise development, June 13-14. The said training will help attain the RiceBIS program’s goal of increasing farmers’ income by linking them to the market. In partnership with the Department of Trade […]

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  • Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018

    PhilRice cookbooks reap international awards

    Two PhilRice cookbooks were recognized among the best cookbooks in the world in the 2018 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards held in Yantai, China, May 26-27. The Mushroom Feast: A Collection of Filipino Mushroom Recipes, which features commonly cultivated mushrooms on rice-based farms in the Philippines, won 2nd place in the Truffles and Mushrooms category along […]

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  • Local Farmer Technicians

    Local farmer technicians in a rice-producing province trained

    In preparation for the wet season when pests and diseases are usually prevalent, local farmer technicians (LFTs) from Pangasinan completed a week-long specialized course at the PhilRice Central Experiment Station, June 4-8. Ev P. Angeles, training coordinator of PhilRice’s Technology Management and Services Division, said LFTs are trained to help their fellow farmers in identifying, […]

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  • Farmers can now reach the PhilRice Text Center (PTC) through 0917-111-7423. The Text Center agents are available to answer queries about rice seeds and modern farming practices from Monday-Friday, 9 am-5pm.

    New farmers’ helpline launched

    Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) launched the new number of its Text Center to make rice information more accessible to farmers. Farmers can now reach the PhilRice Text Center (PTC) through 0917-111-7423. The Text Center agents are available to answer queries about rice seeds and modern farming practices from Monday-Friday, 9 am-5pm. A digital platform, PTC […]

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  • Africans learn quality seed

    Africans learn quality seed

    About 20 participants from the world’s second largest and second most-populous continent met the experts at Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) to know about quality seed production, June 1. Originating from Burkina, Cote d” Ivore, Faso, Guinea, Mali, and Togo, they are trainees of the Quality Breeder and Foundation Seed course of International Rice Research […]

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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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