ICT-Based Resources & Tools on Rice/Agriculture

 

Pinoy Rice Knowledge Bank

http://www.pinoyrice.com

 
 
A one-stop online shop for free and latest information on rice production in the Philippines. Explains the PalayCheck system (in major Philippine dialects) an Palayamanan to help improve rice production and income; contains ready-to-print, illustrated handouts as well as broadcast releases on various rice-related topics; learning modules in PowerPoint; audio plugs and interviews with rice experts; educational and entertaining videos; and many more! It also has an offline version that can be downloaded from the website.
 

e-Extension

http://e-extension.gov.ph

 
 
An electronic and interactive bridge to information in agriculture, fisheries and natural resources management, it features services, such as e-learning, e-farming, and e-trading to enhance productivity, prifitability and competitiveness.
 

Rice Knowledge Bank

http://www.knowledgebank.irri.org

 
 
Learn about rice production techniques, agricultural technologies and best farming practices based on IIR's pool of knowledge from research and in-country projects.
 

Rice Crop Manager

http://webapps.irri.org/ph/rcm

(using HTML5 compatible web browser pn smartphones, tabs and computer)
 
 
Design for use by extension workers, crop advisers, input providers and service providers, here's a costomizable crop and nutrient management guide. With RCM, farmers can be provided with actionable recommendation that matches their location-specific cropping practices and needs.
 

Rice Doctor

http://ricedoctor.irri.org

 
 
When your rice sick, go to Rice Doctor very quick! This diagnostic tool will help you systematically identify problems in your rice crops and provide advice on how to manage them.
 

Weed Identification Tool

http://www.knowledgebank.irri.org/decision-tools/weed-identification

 
 
If weeds is your problem, Weed Smart is for you! The weed identification tool helps identify the major weeds of rice and also gives additional information, such as on management and geographical distribution of weeds.
 

MOET App v2.0

Downloadable from the PhilRice website
 
 
Need help with fertilizer computation? Try the MOET Application v2.0! Based on results of your MOET experiment, it can compute the field fertilizer requirements of an irrigated lowland rice and predict the rice yield if the fertilization plan id followed.
 

PhilRice Text Center

Send text to: 0920 911 1398
 
 
Farming emergency? Question about rice? Call or text and you shall receive! Thisis your everyday SMS-based helpdesk and customer support service.
 
With its info-on demand feature, you will receive requested information simply by texting the right keyword. For example, text name of variety (e.g. Rc18) to recieve varietal characteristics; name of pest or disease (e.g. STEMBORER) to know its management option; or SEED and name of PhilRice station (e.g. SEED NUEVA ECIJA) to know the seeds available in each station.
 

Farmers' Contact Center (FCC)

 
Call: 982AGRI (982-2474) for Metro Manila or 1-800-10-982AGRI 
         (or 1-800-10-982-2474) for provincial tool-free calls using PLDT landlands
 
Text: for Smart and Talk&Text subscribers,
         send your message to 391-DA(or 391-32)
 
        for non Smart subcribers, send your message to
        0920-946AGRI or (0920-9462474)
 
 
Choose from a variety of ways to receive farm and business advice-voicecalls, text messages. e-mails, or other online communication such as messaging and forum.