• Farmers to learn how to gain 23k savings from rice technologies

    Practices and technologies that can help farmers save around P23,000 in rice production will be showcased in the Lakbay Palay hosted by the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), Sept. 14-15. With the theme, “Bukid Tipid Tips, Subukan!” the two-day event will highlight the use of certified seeds of recommended varieties, mechanized farming, and […]

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  • Rice paddy art features PH’s highest officials

    President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and Vice-President Sara Z. Duterte are featured in a rice paddy art established on Aug. 16 at the FutureRice Farm in Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija. To be visible after a month, the paddy art is planted with PSB Rc 10 and the traditional purple rice. Attendees in the […]

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  • Site-specific fertilizer recommendations eyed for less rice production cost

    The DA-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) through the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Seed and Extension programs is currently developing location-specific fertilizer recommendations to help local farmers maximize their resources amid high fertilizer costs. “Farmers’ resources have now become more limited because of high fertilizer costs. Meanwhile, current practices show that if farmers continue to […]

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  • ASEAN event boosts PhilRice as e-commerce merchant

    Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) of the Department of Agriculture – the country’s lead agency of rice research and development, was introduced in an international market during a recent three-day online sale spearheaded by the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on E-commerce. Chona Narvadez, PhilRice sales and promotions supervisor, said that the “ASEAN online sale has strengthened […]

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  • More plant, less meat consumption underscored in PhilRice’s nutrition month celebration

    Planetary health diet or the consumption of more plant and less meat for better human and planetary health, was underscored in a webinar hosted by the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in celebration of this year’s nutrition month. Dr. Renzo R. Guinto, director of the Planetary and Global Health Program of St. Luke’s Medical Center, […]

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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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