• Award

    Rice germplasm, hybrid studies top int’l tilt

    Researches on identifying germplasm with good traits and breeding hybrids through biotech won in the recent 2nd International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research in Higher Education in Zamboanga City. Collective Efforts and Interdisciplinary Approach to Rice (Oryzasativa L.) Conservation and Use in the Philippines was adjudged best abstract and best paper among 10 entries. Xavier Greg […]

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  • RiceBISNARCo

    PhilRice-trained coop now sells rice in the mall

    Farmers’ group in Negros Occidental trained by Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) are now selling their own-produced brown rice in The District-Ayala Mall in Talisay City. “We are happy that our local farmers now bring their goods in this type of market place. Linking their products with the supermarkets and other business development providers is […]

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    PhilRice Midsayap helps increase agri enrollment rate

    To increase youth engagement in agriculture, Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in Midsayap boosts its partnership with the academe sector in Soccsksargen. In a recent Lakbay Palay with the University of Southern Mindanao (USM) in Kabacan and Sultan Kudarat State University (SKSU), a forum was conducted to 11 public schools in Cotabato and Sarangani. USM […]

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  • RBB

    PhilRice Agusan to launch community-wide pest patrol

    Villagers in this first class municipality of  Esperanza, Agusan del Sur are initiating plans to lessen pest occurrences that had been the long-running problem in the farming communities. Sharen T. Rivas, science research specialist from Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in Agusan del Norte, said a campaign dubbed as Barangay IPM (Integrated Pest Management) Patrol […]

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  • Binhing Palay app

    New app features PH rice varieties

    Seed quality and varietal information tops all queries in a farmer’s mind. Every cropping season, new and veteran rice farmers ask, “What variety should I plant now?” Added to this are their concerns on yield and suitability under local condition. The need for this information motivated ICT specialists Nehemiah Caballong and Paul Austian Alday of […]

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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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