“They say that sailing across the sea is a dream come true, yet, you can also sail in the farm and build dreams of your own.”  Christopher Harold C. Arboleda, 31-year-old-graduate of a training of trainers (TOT) course by the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Rice Extension Services Program said.  “In farming, you own your time. I’m the worker, I’m also the boss. If you’re looking for a career or […]

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DA-PhilRice Isabela, in collaboration with the Asian Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (AFACI) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), has fulfilled the second component of the project on selection and dissemination of elite salt-tolerant rice varieties to AFACI member-countries.  On June 3, a technical briefing and seed distribution of salt-tolerant rice varieties was conducted in Buguey and Sta. Teresita in Cagayan. A total of 125 bags certified seeds of […]

READY TO SHARE. Following their recent graduation from the Training of Trainers on the production of high-quality inbred rice and seeds and farm mechanization, 30 agricultural extension workers and farm school owners say they are now ready to conduct Farmer Field School in Cagayan Valley and Cordillera Administrative Region. Conducted by DA-PhilRice Isabela under RCEF, the 10-day training discussed concepts and principles of the PalayCheck System, an integrated crop management […]

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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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