Mechanization and hybrid rice can deliver a debilitating one-two punch that will stun farming ordeals. First punch: the use of machines contributes to precision farming and helps farmers to be more efficient in their activities. Second punch: hybrid rice increases yields by 15% resulting in higher profitability and productivity. Just like in boxing, preparation before a match is crucial. Seed production becomes critical. Hybrid seed is produced from two parents […]

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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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