• New, free fertilizer app for rice available on Play Store

    Rice Agriculture Farmers RCEF Right amount of nitrogen fertilizer for rice can now be generated through a free android application developed by the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice). Derived from a four-stripped handy “ruler” called Leaf Color Chart (LCC), the PhilRice Leaf Color Computing Application (PhilRice LCC App), which can assess nitrogen status […]

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  • Enough seeds benefit over 150k farmers in CAR, Region 2

    Rice Agriculture Farmers RCEF More than 150,000 farmers in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Cagayan Valley (Region 2) benefitted from certified inbred seeds given by the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF)-Seed Program this wet season. “The program allocated almost 400,000 bags, which is enough for the rice farmers in CAR and Region 2. This allotment […]

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  • PhilRice Batac recognizes partners in seed distribution program

    Rice Agriculture Farmers RCEF An official of the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) in Batac City, Ilocos Norte lauded partner-agencies in implementing a government’s flagship program benefitting over 55,000 farmers in Region I. Executed amidst a health crisis, the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF)-Seed Program delivered more than 200,000 bags of free certified […]

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  • RCEF farmers post higher yield, income

    Farmer-recipients of inbred certified seeds from the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) – Seed Program are reporting higher harvests and additional income for the first half of the year. A survey by the Socioeconomics Division (SED) of Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) showed that rice yield of more than 4,000 farmer-beneficiaries in 55 provinces averaged […]

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  • PAG-AHON farmers earn from first harvest

    Farmer-beneficiaries of the “Sa Palay at Gulay, may Ani, Hanapbuhay, Oportunidad, at Nutrisyon,” (PAG-AHON) Project have earned income from their first harvest after a month of growing quick-maturing vegetables. From the 50 key farmer-beneficiaries from Lupao Vegetable Growers Association (LVGA) who were trained under the crop diversification component, three vegetable growers already harvested 270 kilograms […]

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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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