One strategy to attract the youth to venture in rice farming is to strengthen their awareness of the latest ICT tools in modern agriculture. On November 15, 2016, ICT experts gathered at PhilRice to inspire more than a hundred graduating students from five universities to venture in agricultural ICT. The 3rd Agrihackathon Symposium showcased the full utilization of ICT in agriculture. “Where else can we find the next noble ideas […]

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MUÑOZ, NUEVA ECIJA ― The Philippine Rice Research Institute kicked off the celebration of the National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM) during the celebration of the Institute’s 31st Anniversary, November 7. This year’s NRAM will focus on mainstreaming brown rice as an alternative food staple to white rice. Also known as pinawa, brown rice is a whole grain cereal produced by removing only the hull using mortar-and-pestle or rubber roller milling […]

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It uses rice hull as a fuel to cook food or boil water. Inexpensive and easy to fabricate Generates high heat (yellow to bluish flame) Environment-friendly; practically smokeless Requires less attention Simple-low cost and lightweight design Efficient and economical Download Gasifier stove PRICE: P2,500  

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It converts rice hull into carbonized rice hll that can be used for seedbed preparation, organic fertilizer, soil conditioner and others Generally Smokeless PRICE: P40,000 – without attachment  

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The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), the country’s lead agency in rice research and development, will celebrate its 31st anniversary on November 5-8. With the theme Rice science and innovation for inclusive growth, the Institute’s anniversary will kick-off the celebration with the official opening of the National Rice Awareness Month (#BROWN4good Challenge Accepted: We do four goodness by eating brown rice) followed by the Santiago R. Obien seminar series on […]

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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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