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Hybrid rice model farm increases yield of Butuan farmers

Hybrid rice model farm increases yield of Butuan farmers

BUTUAN CITY, April 7 -- Rice farmers in Barangay Lemon, this city begin to reap the benefits of planting hybrid rice. Last year, 40 rice farmers in the city accepted the challenge to be farmer-cooperators of the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Caraga's Hybrid Rice...

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DA to focus on hybrid rice clustering

DA to focus on hybrid rice clustering

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture will allocate an initial P90 million to focus on clustering areas for its hybrid rice program to further improve the production of  palay (unhusked rice) amid a liberalized regime. DA technical advisor for hybrid...

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DA backs hybrid rice technology for higher yield potential

DA backs hybrid rice technology for higher yield potential

An official of the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Tuesday the adoption of hybrid seeds to improve rice production of farmers and increase their profit is “attainable and doable.” “There is already proof that it can happen. You ask farmers from Nueva Ecija,...

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HRDC holds Field Day at ISARC Varanasi

HRDC holds Field Day at ISARC Varanasi

The Hybrid Rice Development Consortium (HRDC) held a field day in the IRRI South Asia Regional Center (ISARC), Varanasi last 18 October 2019. It was attended by 35 participants from 16 private seed companies engaged in hybrid rice such as Bioseed, Ankur Seeds,...

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