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 October-December 2018 corn production at
o Cagayan Valley contributed the significant increment in production at
Production for January-December 2018 at
Based on standing crop, corn production from January to March 2019 may increase from the previous year’s level of 2.48 million metric tons.