• Hybrid rice demo ongoing in Pangasinan

    Farmers can further observe the performance of hybrid rice with the extended run of its techno demo in Asingan and Urdaneta City, Pangasinan until 2nd week of April. In a 37.5-ha, Mestiso 20 (M20), one of the 25 hybrid rice varieties, and six inbred varieties –NSIC Rc 160, Rc 216, Rc 300, Rc 402, Rc […]

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  • Negros farmers encouraged to be competitive

    An official of Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), the country’s lead agency on rice research for development, persuaded more than 400 farmers to adopt new technologies to survive rice trade liberalization. In farmers’ event called Lakbay Palay conducted at PhilRice Negros, Dr. Karen Eloisa T. Barroga, deputy executive director for development, said science-based technologies such […]

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  • PhilRice reaps 2 awards for seeds, comm efforts

    The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) recently received two awards for its efforts to make high-quality seeds and relevant rice farming information available and accessible to farmers and rice stakeholders. PhilRice officials and representatives received their awards on March 28 on two separate events. Two of PhilRice’s knowledge products in 2018 won in the annual […]

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  • More productive years

    More productive years. PhilRice Midsayap Experiment Station opens its 31st founding anniversary by boosting camaraderie and gender sensitivity among its staff, March 11. Extension activities for farmers and outreach programs for elementary schools will be implemented as the station approaches its anniversary celebration on July 8-12.

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  • Technology testing

    Technology testing. Farmers and extensionists in Brgy. Malayan, M’lang, Cotabato evaluate the technologies developed and promoted by PhilRice. Technologies include Rice Integrated Crop Management and its complementary technologies such as drumseeding. PhilRice in Bual Norte, Midsayap facilitated the testing during the village’s Farmers’ Field Day and Forum, March 1.

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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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