The Philippine Rice Research Institute was recently recognized by the Intellectual Property (IP) Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) for having the most number of patents granted to a government institution in the past 20 years. “Gawad Yamang Isip: Special Awards” was given to PhilRice during Intellectual Property Convergence 2018 held in Makati City, April 26. The said award is usually given to private and public institutions with record-breaking achievements in […]

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Engineers and researchers from the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) bagged the major awards at the 29th Philippine Agricultural Engineering Week, 15th International Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Conference and Exhibition, and 68th Philippine Society of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers (PSABE) Annual National Convention held in Davao City, April 28. The team of Engr. Kristine S. Pascual from the Rice Engineering and Mechanization Division won the first place award under the […]

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Farmers who depend on pumps for irrigation water suffer from the increased fuel prices. Their fuel consumption accounts for some 30% of their total production cost. TRAIN increases the production cost of pump-dependent farmers by 50 centavos for every kilogram of palay produced, which diminishes their income by 10%. Mechanization does not significantly increase farm fuel cost. To cushion the ill effects of TRAIN on rice farming, pump-dependent farmers have […]

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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