Different extension approaches have been used to bridge the knowledge gap between researchers and farmers. A mix of different channels and modes works...

Can agricultural advisory services provide business opportunities for agro-input dealers? ...

Innovation lies at the heart of the new strategic plan of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). It is a building block for attracting long-term...

Specific fertilizer recommendations in smallholder rice farming systems could increase crop production while reducing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions....

During his visit to IRRI, Secretary Piñol was interested in bringing advances in rice production developed through IRRI’s research to the farmers “so we can focus on food production and poverty alleviation,” which is a cornerstone of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration.  “Technologies are useless unless they are in the hands of farmers,” said Secretary...

Regional field officers from the Department of Agriculture (DA) underwent training in preparation for participatory varietal selection (PVS) trials that...