Written by the Web Team   NSIC Rc9 or Apo is four days overdue as the land owner is yet to find farm-laborers who will harvest his 12 ha. Implementers of   Upland Rice Development Program (URDP) based at the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) had advised its farmer-cooperator to harvest the crop immediately as reaping too late leads to increased grain shattering and breakage during milling. Planted between rows of […]

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Written by the Web Team   The Provincial Board of Zambales had expressed interest in funding trainings that the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) will conduct in the Central Luzon’s second largest province. During the 29th regular session of the Provincial Board on Oct. 1, Vice-Governor Ramon Lacbain II said that the officials are “most willing to work with PhilRice to improve the province’s quality of life.” Lacbain requested the […]

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Written by the Website   The president of the National Seed Growers Association had emphasized aspects that will improve rice yield in a Farmers’ Field Day and Forum held at the Central Experiment Station of Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Oct. 3. Lorenzo C. Duqueza, president of National Seed Growers Association, said that use of good seeds, right fertilizer application, and good irrigation […]

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Written by the Web Team   It was not a perfect early morning for Noli Estoy, a 43-year-old farmer from Victoria, Tarlac. He skipped breakfast and was stranded for two hours due to heavy rains before reaching Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice). “My morning was all rush. After monitoring my field, I hurriedly changed clothes and missed breakfast because I have to be at our assembly place at 6 am. […]

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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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