This is to advise the public that the Rice and Corn Situation and Outlook, a quarterly special release of the PSA which features the reference quarters’ production estimates and estimates for the next quarter based on standing crop of palay and corn will be discontinued effective April 2019, the last release being on 23 January 2019. The production estimates generated from the Palay and Corn Production Survey for the reference quarter will be released through the Quarterly Palay and Corn Bulletin, available 60 days after the reference quarter. The production estimates based on standing crop will be disseminated through the monthly special release on Updates on Palay and Corn Estimates available 15 days after the reference month.
Rice and Corn Situation and Outlook, January 2019 Round
The country’s palay production exhibited a decline of
The country’s palay production for October-December 2018, at
o Substantial decrements in output were noted in Cagayan Valley (
o Reduction in harvest area was largest in ARMM, followed by Ilocos Region, Bicol Region, and CALABARZON.
Production for January-December 2018 at
Probable palay production from January to March 2019 based on standing crop may increase by