• Tarlac farmers showcase digital agri’s potential in fertilizer use

    Through the adoption of a web-based decision-support tool, farmers in Tarlac have demonstrated the potential of digital agriculture services to transform traditional farming practice.  Sixty-four farmers in the villages of Sembrano and San Bartolome revitalized 101.5ha, significantly improving their yields and reducing costs through the  the Rice Crop Manager Advisory Service (RCMAS), Following RCMAS guidelines, […]

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  • Ordinances aid farmers in drought adaptation, digital agri

    Rice farmers in Bongabon, Nueva Ecija will benefit from two newly enacted ordinances designed to help them adapt to drought conditions and incorporate digital tools into their farming practices. The ordinances aim to promote agriculture-based and institutional drought adaptation strategies through suitable extension efforts and optimize the use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) by […]

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  • Tiaong RiceBIS introducdes pigmented rice to academia

    Rice Business Innovations System (RiceBIS) communities in Tiaong, Quezon, are poised to be the first suppliers of pigmented rice products, including white rice, at the UPLB Techno Hub One-Stop-Shop (UPLB THOSS). In a recent showcase event led by Gregorio Garde, president of the Sintorisan-Behia SWISA Farmers Association, Tiaong RiceBIS communities presented their products to officials […]

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  • Farmers empowered, educated in Batac City

    The Rice Business Innovations System (RiceBIS) community in Batac City, Ilocos Norte celebrated a significant boost to their agro-enterprise efforts through Senator Bong Go’s Malasakit sa Kooperatiba Program, in partnership with the Cooperative Development Authority.  Among the beneficiaries, the Rayuray Farmers Agriculture Cooperative received a PhP50,000 grant, empowering them to enhance agricultural productivity and economic […]

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  • RCEF PalaySikatan upgrades to clustering approach

    The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Seed Program will launch RCEF PalaySikatan 2.0, a technology demonstration of cluster inbred rice production this wet season.  The initiative will be implemented in 25 sites across the country that will showcase the benefits of using quality inbred rice seeds, yield-enhancing and cost-reducing packages of technologies, farm mechanization, and […]

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