Written by the Web Team   An official of the Department of Agriculture (DA) said the National Year of Rice (NYR) 2013 must go beyond public’s commitment to help the country meet rice self-sufficiency. In his commitment message during the recent NYR 2013’s National Commitment Day at  Liwasang Aurora of the Quezon Memorial Circle, undersecretary for field operations Joel Rudinas said NYR 2013 is “everybody’s devotion.” NYR 2013 is advocacy […]

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Written by Charisma Love B Gado   There are far memories worth recalling. They enkindle inspiration especially when the country is zealous in achieving its most elusive dream – to be rice-self-sufficient. Old records attest that in 1789, Pampanga exported 28,307 piculs (some 34,000 cavans) of rice with the de facto opening of Manila’s port to world trade. More recently, through Green Revolution campaign, the country attained rice self-sufficiency in […]

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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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