Many advancements in Vietnam’s agricultural mechanization started with small engines introduced in the early 1960s. (Photo: Martin Gummert) During...

Rice under the heat of the sun. (Photo: IRRI) Rice thrives in hot and dry to humid climates. However, extreme heat episodes can irreversibly damage rice...

Hybrid rice technology developed at IRRI has clearly demonstrated yields that are 1–1.5 tons per hectare higher than modern inbred varieties in farmers’...

(Photo: Barker archives) When I was an agricultural economist at Cornell University in 1965, I agreed to go to Los Baños [Philippines] with my family...

A farmer group discusses the rice-cutting method. (Photo: Yothin Konboon) If performed correctly, the practice of planting rice by broadcasting rice...

FARMERS at Tarlac, Philippines, give feedback to researchers on new IRRI aerobic rice varieties in 2003. IRRI screens thousands of potential aerobic rice...