Machines are farmer’s allies. With machines, farmers could produce and earn more in a breeze helping them to confidently compete with rice-exporting neighboring countries. It is hoped that machines would become part of Filipino’s farming culture.

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PhilRice Central Experiment Station will soon house the biggest biotechnology center of DA that is expected to generate technologies and innovations for agriculture. “The goal of constructing this center is to generate improved technologies, increase productivity, and enhance commercial value of DA’s priority crops such as rice, abaca, coconut, white and yellow corn, cotton, cassava, sweet potato, yam, tomato, and eggplant,” Dr. Roel R. Suralta, head of DA’s Crop Biotechnology […]

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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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