• Competitiveness

    DA targets a competitive rice yield

    The Department of Agriculture (DA) is targeting a national average rice yield of 6 t/ha at P8/kg production cost for the Filipino farmers to survive the competition in the ASEAN rice market. “This target, supported by strategic government interventions in the medium term (until 2022), will make our farmers competitive and sustain the nation’s rice […]

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    Hybrid rice promoted through arts

    Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija –  To help intensify the initiatives of the Department of Agriculture in promoting hybrid rice to help the farmers to be more competitive, PhilRice highlighted the technology through a theater performance during the Institute’s wet season field day, September 14-15. “We conducted focused group discussions with the farmers and […]

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  • R4D Conference

    Invest in R&D to help achieve rice competitiveness – economist

    A Professor from the UP School of Economics (UPSE) supported the need to invest in agricultural R&D to help achieve rice competitiveness during the 30th National Rice R4D Conference held at PhilRice, September 5. “The goal to attain a competitive rice economy by 2022, as stated in the PhilRice strategic plan 2017-2022, through cutting-edge agriculture […]

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  • Combine harvester

    DA turns over farm machines to PhilRice

    The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 3 donated one unit each of rice transplanter and combine harvester to PhilRice, September 5 to help promote competitiveness among farmers through mechanization. PhilRice will work together with DA in implementing the rice mechanization program to enable small farmers improve their productivity through appropriate and efficient mechanization technologies. […]

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  • Conference

    Rice confab to highlight innovations, competitiveness

    PhilRice will host the country’s largest gathering of rice stakeholders, researchers, and development workers at its Central Experiment Station, in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija on September 5-6. Over 500 participants, coming from the different government agencies, non-government organizations, private sector, and farmers, are expected to join the 30th National Rice R4D Conference […]

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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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