Recognizing that high-quality seeds are among the key secrets in getting optimum rice yield, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) distributed 100 bags of registered seeds among 30 farmer-members of the Guiset Organic Farmers’ Credit Cooperative in Guimba, Nueva Ecija, 27 May. Varieties distributed were PSB Rc18 and NSIC Rc222. Each of the bags given weighed 40 kg. PSB Rc18 is known for its resistance to adverse environment (drought and […]

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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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