BANDUNG - Three districts in West Java (West Java) are still important rice barns, namely Indramayu, Karawang and Subang. Until September 2018, rice production in Indramayu reached 1,392 thousand tons, Karawang amounted to 1,124 thousand tons and Subang amounted to 991 thousand tons.
West Java's Central Statistics Agency (BPS) noted that the rice harvest area in West Java for the period January - September 2018 was 1,433 thousand hectares. By calculating the potential until December 2018, the harvested area in 2018 is 1,692 thousand hectares.
Head of BPS West Java Doddy Herlando said rice production in West Java for the period January-September 2018 was 8,108 thousand tons of dry milled rice (GKG). Based on production potential until December 2018, make it estimated that the total rice production in 2018 will amount to 9.539 thousand tons of GKG.
"If rice production is converted into rice by using the number of MPD conversion to rice in 2018, then the rice production is equivalent to 5,480 thousand tons of rice," he said, Thursday (1/11).
Based on the results of the KSA survey, the harvested area of rice in West Java for the period January - September 2018 was 1,433 thousand hectares. The highest harvest area occurred in March, which amounted to 254 thousand hectares, while the lowest harvested area occurred in January with a harvest area of ??54 thousand hectares. The rice harvest area in September 2018 was 151 thousand hectares, a decrease of 5.03 percent compared to the harvested area in August 2018.
In addition to calculating the harvest area at the time of observation based on the growing phase of rice plants, the KSA survey (Area Sample Framework) can also calculate the harvested potential for the next three months.
Based on the results of the KSA survey in September, the potential for harvested area in October, November and December was 95 thousand hectares, 83 thousand hectares and 80 thousand hectares respectively. Thus, the total harvest area of ??2018 is 1,692 thousand hectares. Jo