SL Agritech Corp Archive

Halal certification to expand Muslim market for Philippine Dona Maria rice in Persian Gulf-GCC countries

A newly-granted Halal certification to Philippine brand Dona Maria rice opens up market potential in Gulf countries Jordan and Kuwait. The premium rice varieties just received a Halal certification from the Islamic Da’wah Council of the Philippines Inc (IDCP).  The IDCP certification made the Dona Maria rice the first and so far the only Halal [&hellip

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New hybrid rice SL-18H gives hopes to farmers of more stable income of P100,000 to P200,000 per ha with 250-300 cavan yield

A new hybrid rice variety gives new hopes of a more stable yield to farmers with its robust panicles and stems that potentially give 250 to 300 cavans per hectare, establishing farmers’ net income of P100,000 to P200,000 per hectare. The good yield of SL-18H of SL Agritech Corp. (SLAC) is bringing a jackpot income [&hellip

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Region 3 rice sector ASEAN integration-ready due to strong government-private hybrid rice collaboration

The rice sector of Region 3 is prepared for the ASEAN integration in light of a high 5.25 metric tons (MT) average yield owing to a strong government-private sector collaboration on hybrid rice. While it is not being so recognized by the national government, Region 3 accounts for more than 70 percent of total rice [&hellip

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PUP recognizes technology’s role in food security, confers Doctor of Science honorary degree to hybrid rice pioneer Henry Lim Bon Liong

The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is recognizing the pivotal role technology takes in the country’s food security as it recognizes SL Agritech Corp.’s (SLAC) Henry Lim Bon Liong for the risks he took in pioneering the hybrid rice sector. PUP is conferring on Lim a Doctor of Science honorary degree at PUP’s Commencement [&hellip

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Philippines to pioneer hybrid rice farming in Malaysia through SL Agritech, tests seen to succeed with Malaysia’s Mindanao-like climate

The Philippines is poised to pioneer hybrid rice farming in Malaysia through an initial pilot testing in Penang and Kedah which may start by the wet season planting by April this year. The pilot testing is foreseen to be succeeded by commercial planting on around 1,000 hectares.  It will be spearheaded by a private Malaysian [&hellip

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DA affirms N Ecija high rice yield with hybrid, certified seeds, urges farmer to abide by proper planting sked

The Department of Agriculture (DA) affirms the significant increase in rice granary Nueva Ecija’s average yield owing good quality seeds specifically hybrid, urging farmers to abide by regular rice planting calendar to maximize harvest. DA’s Region 3 Regional Field Unit (RFU) confirmed Nueva Ecija alone registered as of 2014 a higher average yield of 6.07 [&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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Cabiao marsh land farmers fast expanding hybrid rice area to 100 hectares from only 30 hectares

A farmers’ group is fast expanding its hybrid rice area to 100 hectares from only 30 hectares after experiencing a yield that gives them a two-cropping’s harvest from a swamp land that only allows once-a-year planting. Farmers at the marsh land of Cabiao, Nueva Ecija are only able to plant rice during the dry season, [&hellip

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Myanmar hybrid rice field trial yielded a promising 1.5 ton per hectare of seed on 100 hectares in Dagon Township, Yangon

A hybrid rice field trial in Myanmar has yielded 150 metric tons (MT) of seed per hectare on 100 hectares in Yangon’s Dagon Township, proving Myanmar can be a viable production site for Philippines’ rice export. Filipino hybrid rice firm SL Agritech Corp. (SLAC) successfully led last planting season a pioneering trial of hybrid rice [&hellip

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Farmers in big rice producing provinces to receive P1,200 per 20-kilo hybrid rice seed discount this rainy season

Farmers in big rice provinces Nueva Ecija and Pangasinan will enjoy a P300 per five-kilo (P1,200 for 20 kilos) hybrid rice seed aid this rainy season which should enable them to help boost Philippines’ 2013 rice production. Philippines’ pioneer hybrid rice seed producer SL Agritech Corp. (SLAC) is extending the aid in the form of [&hellip

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