Yuan Longping: Simple life, great legacy

Yuan Longping: Simple life, great legacy

The Father of Hybrid Rice, who passed away on May 22 this year, left behind a massive legacy of innovation to combat global food crisis The world knows him as the Father of Hybrid Rice. His invention revolutionized the global hunger landscape in an era when an...
DA eyes bigger rice production in 2021

DA eyes bigger rice production in 2021

Author: DA Communications Group | 11 January 2021 The Department of Agriculture (DA) aims to further improve the country’s rice productivity and adequacy levels this year, boosted by the combined outcomes of government interventions and continued strong partnerships...
DA projects 1.62 MMT additional rice production in 2021

DA projects 1.62 MMT additional rice production in 2021

SECURE. Agriculture Undersecretary and chief-of-staff Cheryl Caballero shared in Friday’s (Jan. 29) virtual briefer that the DA has secured 1.62 million metric tons of rice for 2021 which is valued at PHP24.26 billion. The official said these were through...
Hybrid rice seeds get highest yields for rice farmers in Bohol

Hybrid rice seeds get highest yields for rice farmers in Bohol

TAGBILARAN CITY — A rice farmer from Paraiso, Mabini town in Bohol, Estarlita Vallecera got for the first time the highest yield from its hybrid rice farm when she harvested an average of eight metric tons per hectare during his actual harvest last October 16 and the...
DA asks seed firms to promote hybrid rice tech

DA asks seed firms to promote hybrid rice tech

HYBRID RICE TECH. Crispulo Bautista Jr., executive director of the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Central Luzon, delivers his message during the Hybrid Rice Derby Field Day and Farmers’ Forum at the Central Luzon State University in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva...