A shift in the Filipino’s interest is gleaned from Nueva Ecija teachers encouraging their elementary students to visit museums to complement school learning. “We want our students to be better persons when they grow up so we are exposing them to other educational institutions that will help shape their perceptions about themselves and the world,” Dr. Genalyn Tangonan, Principal III of Maligaya Elementary School in Muñoz, said. Organized by the […]

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More than 2,000 youth attended an exhibit conducted by the Rice Science Museum in a mall in Cauayan City, Isabela as part of the country’s recent celebration of the Heritage Month. Dubbed as Tawid, the Iluko word for heritage, the mobile museum exhibit aimed to increase knowledge on Isabela’s rice heritage and production history. Danilo B. Tumamao, provincial agriculturist, said that despite the province’s accomplishments on rice farming, most of […]

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The Rice Science Museum of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) highlighted the traditional farm implements and cultural music in celebration of the National Heritage Month. As part of the new exhibit titled, Transformation in Progress, farm implements such as araro (plow), lingkaw (scythe), bilao (winnow), and kareta (sled), which were gradually replaced with modern machines, are displayed.  An acoustic session called Awit, Palay, at Buhay was also conducted to […]

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Muñoz, Nueva Ecija – In an unusual time when farmers recently formed human barricades to inform government that they are experiencing hunger owing to extreme weather conditions, the Rice Science Museum features adaptive measures on climate change in its new exhibit. Titled Transformations in Progress, the 4th exhibit launched April 21, displays dioramas on emerging yet easy to adopt farm practices that can help farmers cope with unfavorable situations. The […]

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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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