All heart. Following course completion,this year’s first batch of Rice Specialists’ Training Course under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Program are now ready for their role as rice focal person in their province. They will promote technologies for farmers to be competitive and will assist in technical briefing and seed distribution. While on training from April to October, they taught about a hundred farmers from Llanera and Rizal, Nueva Ecija who […]

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Workers of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) are receiving commitment from the local government units to ensure that the program will benefit farmers in their area, particularly on seed distribution. “We pledge our full support for the RCEF-Seed. Ground works will be covered and that information regarding seed distribution will be properly coordinated and implemented by our municipalities. We wouldn’t do this just because we were requested, but primarily […]

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The Civil Service Commission (CSC) grants bronze award to the Philippine Rice Research Institute Human Resource and Management Office (HRMO) recognizing its excellence in human resource management systems, practices, and competencies of government agencies. The award, which was under the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM), evaluated government agencies in terms of four core areas—recruitment, selection, and placement; learning and development; performance management; and rewards […]

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Aside from the opportunity of studying in a good school, scholarship gives free education and covers lodging, travel allowance, and book allowance. So, if you’re planning to apply for a free graduate course, consider these tips. Start from the net and Human Resource Management Office Genevive Nemeño of PhilRice Agusan found her scholarship through browsing the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) website. She filled up all the requirements listed […]

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Tired of messy files scattering all over your computer? Can’t find the document needed for your presentation or research? You might have lost it, or worst deleted it. You wouldn’t worry this much if your files are organized. Now cheer up, for we have listed down some of the many ways to organize e-files. 1. Don’t wait for tomorrow, organize now The first key to achieve organized files is to […]

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Work may sometimes burn us up; leaving ashes of stress and problems in personal lives. So, let’s show our self some love by taking care of our health while being productive at work! Exercise Do you sit for more than 7 hours a day finishing tasks and go home tired with work still undone? Having this routine may cause detrimental effects on the mind and body. Be physically active! Based […]

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Farmers in Isabela, one of the country’s top rice producer, are reaping the benefits of practicing direct seeding, a crop establishment method, in which pre-germinated seeds are sown directly onto the soil surface. Helen Pasicolan, lead of the direct-seeded rice technology promotion at Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in San Mateo, Isabela said that farmers in their demonstration sites gained high yield and reduced their production cost through direct-seeding using […]

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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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