PhiRice receives more than 2,000 visitors including farmers, extension workers, journalists, students, and VIPs and tour them around the institute.
Visitors walk-through the experimental fields, which highlights new technologies and varities, and long term researches. They also appreciate art and culture at the Rice Science Museum and gain better understanding on rice science at the gene bank; plant breeding laboratory and screen houses; and engineering, mechanization, and post-harvest facilities.
The Central Experiment station boasts of spacious and cozy seminar halls, top-of-the-line equipment, and high-end audiovisual devices. The social hall, Farmers' Training and Information Center (FTIC) training rooms, the multi-purpose shed, and FTIC Intellectual Property Rights are good venues for conferences and seminars. PhilRice also provides good accommodation with access to the basketball and lawn tennis courts, and gymnasium. Our stations based in Batac, Isabela, Laguna, Agusan, and Midsayap also provide accommodation services.
The PhilRice Hostel: Truly a hidden gem in Nueva Ecija.
The PhilRice Hostel is an ideal retreat for professionals who wish to learn something new and at the same time have a taste of what Nueva Ecija has to offer. Located at the gateway of the Science City of Munoz, the PhilRice Hostel has 60 fully serviced rooms with a simple and natural feel. It's clean rooms and layout reflect the fresh air in the countryside. With corteous and friendly staff, the weary traveler will feel relaxed and secure.