PSA: Palay production in NegOcc up 4.9%

THE Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in Negros Occidental reported an increase of 4.9 percent in the province’s palay production last year.

Joely Cabarles, officer-in-charge of PSA-Negros Occidental, told SunStar Bacolod on Wednesday, February 21, the figure represents an actual increase in annual production of 22,000 metric tons.

Cabarles said the province’s palay production last year totaled to 474,874 metric tons, higher than the 452,582 metric tons in 2016.

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