NegOcc produces more corn, non-food crops

NEGROS Occidental has produced more corn, fruits and various non-food agricultural crops last year, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported.

Annual production and area harvested reports of PSA-Negros Occidental showed that corn production in the province last year was 146,742 metric tons, higher by 12.73 percent than 130,167 metric tons in 2016.

In terms of area planted, there was an increase from 64,899 hectares in the last two years to 68,920 hectares in 2017 both for yellow and white varieties.

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