hybrid rice Archive

2,000-hectare rice land in Yolanda typhoon-damaged Leyte to get hybrid rice assistance from SL Agritech Corp

A 2,000-hectare rice area will be aided in hybrid rice planting in Yolanda typhoon-damaged Leyte by SL Agritech Corp (SLAC) even as donated seeds are still insufficient to restore Leyte’s 60,000-hectare rice land. In partnership with local government units (LGU) particularly the Leyte provincial agriculture office, SLAC is extending a Plant Now Pay Later (PNPL) [&hellip

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Hapee toothpaste maker Lamoiyan and SL Agritech Corp. enters into MOA for trial hybrid rice planting of the DEAF in Cavinti, Laguna

Hapee toothpaste maker Lamoiyan and SL Agritech Corp (SLAC) have entered in a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for a one-hectare trial of four varieties of hybrid rice that can pave the way to a nearly 100-hectare rice planting by the deaf in Cavinti, Laguna. Lamoiyan Corp (Hapee) Chief Executive Officer Cecilio K. Pedro has received [&hellip

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Philippines-developed hybrid rice contributes to Bangladesh’s non-importation of rice in 2013

A Philippines-developed hybrid rice has captured 20 percent of Bangladesh’s hybrid rice market share, contributing to this developing country’s non-importation of rice in 2013. Since the initial production of seeds in 2006, SL-8H seeds now occupy a significant share in Bangladesh’s hybrid rice seed supply, surpassing performance of imported seeds from China and India. “SL-8 [&hellip

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Govt should carry out more techno demo which helped an SL-8H hybrid rice farmer earn P1.31 million net in 2011

The government should carry out more technology demonstrations which have helped uplift farmers’ livelihood as that of a top SL-8H hybrid rice farmer that earned a P1.31 million net in 2011. This year’s Gawad Saka awardee, Ricarte Corpuz, first learned of hybrid rice as early as in 2002 through a

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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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