Cagayan, Isabela, Kalinga, Nueva Vizcaya to boost hybrid rice production

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The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) will be intensifying efforts to boost the production of hybrid rice in key provinces in North Luzon.

According to the organization, Cagayan, Isabela, Kalinga, and Nueva Vizcaya are set locations for the production of hybrid rice seeds where they will conduct training for local farmers.

“Four batches of season-long training and two batches of retooling on hybrid rice seed production and certification were lined up,” PhilRice said in a statement.

PhilRice added that they are partnering with the Department of Agriculture to hold seminars and hands-on activities for the participants.

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