Palay and Corn

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Volume of Corn Production in Central Luzon, January to March 2019

Date of Release: 27 June 2019
Reference No. 2019-SRCP-Q12019-040

Central Luzon’s total volume of corn production was estimated at 129.8 thousand metric tons during the first quarter of 2019.  It was higher by 4.2 percent than that of the same period in 2018.  Cagayan Valley remained to be the top producer of corn followed by Ilocos Region with 599.8 and 404.0 thousand metric tons, respectively (Figure 1).  Central Luzon ranked sixth in terms of corn production and contributed 5.4 percent to the total volume of corn production in the country (SeeTable 1). read more about Corn Production in Central Luzon Volume of Corn Production, January to March 2019

Volume of Palay Production in Central Luzon, January to March 2019

Date of Release: 27 June 2019
Reference No. 2019-SRPP-Q12019-041

Central Luzon’s total volume of production of palay was estimated at 729.9 thousand metric tons during the first quarter of 2019 (Figure 1).  It remained to be the top producer of palay as it contributed 16.5 percent to the total palay output in the country.  Cagayan Valley and Western Visayas were the second and third top producing regions with 14.1 and 13.3 percent shares, respectively.  Meanwhile, Caraga had the lowest volume of production of palay with 0.6 percent share during the first quarter of the year (SeeTable 1). read more about Corn Production in Central Luzon Volume of Palay Production, January to March 2019

Volume of Corn Production in Central Luzon, July to December 2018

Date of Release: 04 April 2019
Reference No. 2019-SRCP-S32018-021

In the second half of 2018, the total corn production in Central Luzon was estimated at 25 thousand metric tons (Figure 1). This was lower by 8.6 percent from that of the same period in 2017. Central Luzon contributed 0.6 percent to the total volume of corn production in the country (Table 1). read more about Corn Production in Central Luzon, July to December 2018

Volume of Palay Production in Central Luzon, July to December 2018

Date of Release: 04 April 2019
Reference No. 2019-SRPP-S32018-020

Of the 10.4 million metric tons palay production in the Philippines (Figure 1), Central Luzon’s production was posted at 1,806,651 metric tons in the second half of 2018. It contributed 17.5 percent to the total palay output in the country (Table 1). Central Luzon was still the top producer of palay in the country despite the decline in the volume of production in the region by 1.9 percent compared with the previous year’s output of 1,841,131 metric tons (Figure 2). read more about Palay Production in Central Luzon, July to December 2018

Volume of Corn Production in Central Luzon, January to June 2018

Date of Release: 13 February 2019
Reference No. 2019-SRCP-S12018-010
  • In the first half of 2018, Central Luzon ranked sixth in terms of volume of corn production in the country.  The total corn production in the region was estimated at   0.2 million metric tons (Figure 1).  It contributed 6.6 percent to the total corn production in the country (Table 1).  It increased by 6.7 percent compared with the production in January to June 2017 which was reported at 231,435 metric tons...read more about Corn Production in Central Luzon, January to June 2018

Volume of Palay Production in Central Luzon, January to June 2018

Date of Release: 13 February 2019
Reference No. 2019-SRPP-S12018-009
  • In the first half of 2018, the total volume of production of palay in Central Luzon was estimated at 1.8 million metric tons (Figure 1).  It contributed 20.8 percent or one-fifth to the total palay production in the country (Table 1).  It slightly increased by 0.8 percent compared with the previous year’s level of 1,793,676 metric tons...read more about Corn Production in Central Luzon, January to June 2018