• Ad hoc protocol set to allow seed distribution to farmers amid quarantine

    To ensure continuous production of rice amid the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon and other parts of the country, Philippine Rice Research Institute of the Department of Agriculture (DA-PhilRice) will continue delivering and distributing  seeds for early planters through an ad hoc protocol. Under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF), farmers in cities and […]

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  • Inter-agency task force OKs rice farm activities to proceed

    Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases has approved Department of Agriculture’s (DA) protocol on ensuring country’s food supply, which include allowing healthy rice farmers to continue field activities. Amidst threat of covid-19, rice farmers, together with fellow farmers and farm workers, fisherfolk, and agribusiness personnel, shall be exempted from home quarantine based on DA […]

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  • Load up your immune system with healthier rice

    Food is medicine. In this season when our body resistance is being tested, feeding our body with good nutrients keep our immune system in best shape. Did you know that our immune system can be made stronger by eating healthier forms of rice? Try brown and pigmented rice, which contain more nutrients and antioxidants than […]

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  • High-quality inbred varieties showcased

    The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) showcases the performance of certified inbred seeds through TechnoDemo sites established nationwide. As of date, 40 TechnoDemo (Mechanized Technology Demonstration of National and Regional Recommended Inbred Rice Varieties) sites with 6-ha contiguous area each, have been selected to promote the mechanized production of the select varieties. To be managed […]

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  • Pangasinan farmers improve yield with RCEF seeds

    Farmers in Brgy. Lelemaan in Manaoag, Pangasinan looks forward to abundant yield as rice growers who had received high-quality inbred seeds from Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) expect to harvest 7t/ha or approximately 140 cav/ha. During the ceremonial harvesting in time for the first year anniversary of the Rice Tariffication Law on March 5, Rogel […]

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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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