Rice and Corn Situation and Outlook, October 2018
The country’s palay and corn production for July to September 2018 decreased from last year’s level by
Based on standing crop, probable palay production for October to December 2018 may decrease from the previous year’s level. In contrast, probable corn production may exceed the level of the same period last year.
Palay production for July-September 2018 was
o Substantial decrement in production was noted in Cagayan Valley. It accounted for
o Decrement in harvest area was largest in Cagayan Valley.
Probable production for October-December 2018 based on standing crop may decline by
Palay production for January-December 2018 may decline to