• Give palay a second chance

    Farmers need not be dismayed, lose hope, when typhoon hit and soak their crops. There’s still a way to rescue flooded rice! Here are some tips from the Pinoy Rice Knowledge Bank (www.pinoyrice.com) for farmers to manage their crop during typhoons: 1. Dry immediately. Dry threshed rice that had been exposed to water within 24 […]

  • Bayanihan: Solution without cost

    Romeo Gamiao, 63 of Vintar, Valencia City, Bukidnon is born and raised in the rice fields. Together with his fellow farmers, he had experienced the lows in farming – losing almost all of his harvest. But these tests were resolved not through government interventions, but through a help that’s easily reached and free – bayanihan […]

  • Helping our farmers do business

    While some farmers may look at the world of marketing as unfamiliar ground, farmers of Sta. Ignacia, Tarlac’s Hardinero Agriculture Cooperative found that they can tame the trade game and be champions so long as they persevere. Through their participation in the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) TienDA Farmers and Fisherfolks’ Outlet, they have proven that […]

  • Why not buy from local farmers?

    More restaurants, malls, grocery stores, hotels, and other institutional buyers are finding it handy to source out rice and other food items from local farmer groups. Aside from the patriotic pressure of buying local, there is wisdom in doing so because structurally, these farmer groups have the potential of providing both the quality and quantity […]

  • Featured Researcher: Dr. Truong Hoai Xuan

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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