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Tondo-bred engineer successfully upgraded into a businessmen as he now runs 36 hectares of hybrid rice farm after having been OFW for 20 years

A Tondo-born electrical engineer has successfully upgraded into a businessman now running 36 hectares of hybrid rice farm after having been an OFW (overseas Filipino worker) to Saudi Arabia and Japan for about 20 years. Having been raised in a relatively crowded barangay of Manila, Tondo, Danilo Bolos, 58, never really knew anything about farming [&hellip

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Super Hybrid Rice from China to aid Phils get high yield of10 ton per hectare at a cheap P5 per kilo

The Philippines is poised to achieve a high average rice yield of 10 metric tons (MT) per hectare as it collaborates with China on the development of a Super Hybrid Rice that can potentially push cost down to a cheap P5 per kilo. The target is possible as the Super Hybrid Rice that the China [&hellip

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Philippines exports hybrid rice seeds to Papua New Guinea for 30 hectares

The Philippines is shipping out hybrid rice seeds to Papua New Guinea (PNG) in a pioneering work to plant rice initially on 30 hectares. The export opens up huge opportunities for the country as PNG virtually has no rice technology to speak of. Shipment of the seeds to Gabadi, PNG is expected in the next [&hellip

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Philippines’ First Radio Program on Awareness on Raising Farmers’ Income, National Rice Sufficiency to go on Air on July 28

Philippines’ first radio program dedicated to creating awareness on raising farmers’ income, rice sufficiency, and the country’s capability to export rice through superior breeds will go on air on July 28, 2012. “Usapang Hybrid Rice” will air for the first time on July 28, 2012 at 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. and every Saturday thereafter over [&hellip

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Nueva Ecija farmer typhoon victims turned beneficiaries of high rice yield with SL Agritech’s hybrid seed grant

Nueva Ecija farmers who were victims of last year’s typhoons “Pedring” and “Quiel” have turned beneficiaries of high rice yield at an average of eight metric tons (MT) per hectare from hybrid seeds grant from SL Agritech Corp. (SLAC). Such average yield doubles the traditional harvest of farmers from inbred seeds at just about three [&hellip

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