PhilRice urges farmers to recycle rice straws
THE Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) has urged farmers to use rice straws as organic fertilizer and primary material for mushroom production.
PhilRice said farmers can consider recycling rice straws—locally known as dayami—instead of burning it.
According to experts, rice straw and other biomass from farm byproducts can help farmers save expenses from chemical fertilizer inputs. Recycling farm wastes can also keep their environment clean and free of pollutants.
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