Rice Agriculture Farmers RCEF Right amount of nitrogen fertilizer for rice can now be generated through a free android application developed by the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice). Derived from a four-stripped handy “ruler” called Leaf Color Chart (LCC), the PhilRice Leaf Color Computing Application (PhilRice LCC App), which can assess nitrogen status of the rice plant, is now available on Google Play Store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ph.gov.philrice.lcc). Designed for farmers, […]

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Our battlecry for rice security is not a no-contest bout! We must overcome challenges that come along the way. For one thing, in 2019 the country replaced import limits with tariffs that intensified foreign competition for our local rice farmers. To weather these challenges, collaborative efforts and support are essential. This is why a cooperative exists – to extend members a helping hand and help make them stronger and resilient. […]

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Rice Agriculture Farmers RCEF More than 150,000 farmers in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Cagayan Valley (Region 2) benefitted from certified inbred seeds given by the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF)-Seed Program this wet season. “The program allocated almost 400,000 bags, which is enough for the rice farmers in CAR and Region 2. This allotment can be distributed anytime,” Engr. Leo C. Javier, Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research (DA-PhilRice) in […]

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Rice Agriculture Farmers RCEF An official of the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) in Batac City, Ilocos Norte lauded partner-agencies in implementing a government’s flagship program benefitting over 55,000 farmers in Region I. Executed amidst a health crisis, the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF)-Seed Program delivered more than 200,000 bags of free certified seeds of the region’s recommended rice varieties. “Despite limitations and danger posed by the pandemic, […]

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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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