PhilRice E-newsletter August 2018

Greetings! We are glad to share the August issue of our e-newsletter.

First, congratulations to the newly appointed PhilRice deputy executive directors (DED): Mr. Abner T. Montecalvo - DED for Administrative Services and Finance, Dr. Flordeliza H. Bordey- DED for Research, and Dr. Karen Eloisa T. Barroga - DED for Development. Know more about our DEDs from this link.

We feature Dr. Ricardo F. Orge, our multi-awarded Scientist. He shares his journey from being a farmer’s son to a scientist. Read his story from this link.

For our Featured staff section, we have Ms. Feliciana Cortez, the 2017 Dangal ng PhilRice Outstanding Laboratory Worker. See how she finds life successes amidst hardships.

Did you ever wonder how traditional rice varieties turn into promising lines? Check out this new climate stress-tolerant rice in our What’s up section.

For our Technology on-the-go section, a farmer from Zaragosa, Nueva Ecija tells his story on how PhilRice Text Center (0917-111-7423) had helped him decide on what variety to plant.

The 31st National Rice Research for Development Conference is happening on September 6 to 7, 2018 at PhilRice Central Experiment Station in Nueva Ecija. Follow our page Facebook page (Rice.Matters) for updates.

Are you planning to pursue your master’s or doctorate degree? Check out the list of scholarships you might be interested in.

We would like to hear it from you. Please send us an email at   

The Farmer’s Son
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Rewards of
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Spending on a lesson well-learned
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