• Korea turns over greenhouses to Nueva Ecija farmers

    The Korea Program on International Agriculture (KOPIA) Center in the Philippines turned over 13 greenhouses to farmers’ associations in Zaragoza, Nueva Ecija, May 18. Three greenhouses were awarded to the Buklod ng Nagkakaisang Magsasaka ng Batitang (BNMB) farmers’ association and four to Ugat-Uhay Farmers’ Association (UUFA). This is in addition to the six greenhouses already […]

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  • Data dashboard on PH rice industry, farmers now accessible online

    Information on the Philippine rice industry situation and the characteristics of the Filipino rice farmers are now publicly accessible on the Rice Data Analytics (RiceLytics) website developed by DA-PhilRice. “RiceLytics is a public rice data analytics that aims to aid decision and policy-making bodies at different government levels,” Nehemiah L. Caballong, ICT specialist and project […]

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  • DA-PhilRice trains Sri Lankans

    Sri Lankan rice research and extension officers, and subject matter specialists are being trained online on the PalayCheck System for irrigated lowland rice. PalayCheckis an integrated crop management system for transplanted and direct wet-seeded irrigated lowland rice farming. It promotes localization of relevant technologies and crop management options through collaborative and experiential group learning with […]

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  • Golden Rice expanded seed production underway

    Following the approval of the commercial propagation of Golden Rice, the Philippine Rice Research Institute of the Department of Agriculture (DA-PhilRice) is now working on the necessary steps such as seed production towards its deployment. On a visit to DA-PhilRice Central Experiment Station in the  Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, May 6, Sec. William […]

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  • Farmers urged to practice recommended seeding rate

    The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) urges farmers to follow the recommended seeding rate in rice production for better yields and reduced production cost. Seeding rate refers to the amount of rice seeds planted per hectare. DA-PhilRice recommends 40kg per hectare for transplanted rice while 60-80kg per hectare is promoted for […]

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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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