Agriculture

PSA to conduct the Monthly Palay and Corn Situation Reporting System (MPCSRS) for 2021

The Philippine Statistics Authority will conduct the Monthly Palay and Corn Situation Reporting System (MPCSRS) for 2021. The survey operation is conducted every first five (5) days of the month except for January, April, July, October and December. The MPCSRS serves as a monitoring system of the growing conditions and actual planting of palay and corn.

PSA to conduct the Palay and Corn Stock Survey (PCSS1) for 2021

One of the regular monthly surveys conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is the Palay and Corn Stock Survey (PCSS1) which aims to generate estimates of the current stocks of rice and corn in farming and non-farming households. The statistics generated from the survey is used to monitor stocks situation of the food staples to ensure supply and demand equilibrium, access and price stability. It also aid policy makers in determining the quantity to be imported for food security purposes.

PSA Prepares to Conduct Palay Production Survey, Corn Production Survey, and Backyard Livestock and Poultry Survey for January 2021 Round

The Philippine Statistics Authority will conduct the January 2021 Round of Palay Production Survey (PPS) and Corn Production Survey (CPS) which is simultaneously collected with the Backyard Livestock and Poultry Survey (BLPS) in all provinces of the region this coming December 1-10, 2020. The survey supports the data needs of planners, policy and decision makers, and other stakeholders in the agriculture sector and the general public.

PSA Prepares to Conduct the January 2021 Round of Commercial Livestock and Poultry Survey

One of the major quarterly agricultural surveys conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is the Commercial Livestock and Poultry Survey (CLPS). It aims to generate estimates on inventory, supply and disposition of livestock and poultry commodities from commercial farms. The CLPS for swine, layer and broiler is conducted quarterly; while semi-annual for carabao, cattle, goat and duck.

PSA Prepares to Conduct the January 2021 Round of Quarterly Fisheries Surveys

On November 16-20, 2020, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will conduct the January 2021 round Quarterly Fisheries Surveys. The survey aims to generate volume and value on Commercial Fisheries, Marine Municipal Fisheries, Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture production by species and by quarter at the national, regional and provincial level. The statistics generated through the conduct of these surveys serve as input to compilation of national accounts, researches and studies, estimation of performance of agriculture, policy making and program implementation.

PSA Prepares for the Conduct of Crops Production Survey for January 2021 Round

The Crops Production Survey (CrPS) is a regular quarterly survey conducted by the PSA every the last 10 days of the second month of the quarter. This is simultaneously collected with Farm Price Survey. The CrPS covers more than 280 crops sub-classified under three commodity groupings, namely: Non-Food and Industrial Crops; Fruit Crops; and Vegetables and Rootcrops. The fourth quarter 2020 CrPS will be conducted on 21 to 30 November 2020.

PSA prepares to conduct the October 2020 Round of Quarterly Fisheries Surveys

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will conduct the Quarterly Fisheries Surveys. It aims to generate volume and value on Commercial Fisheries, Marine Municipal Fisheries, Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture production by species and by quarter at the national, regional and provincial level. The statistics generated through the conduct of these surveys serve as input to compilation of national accounts, researches and studies, estimation of performance of agriculture, policy making and program implementation.

Palay Situation Report for 2019

Caraga’s total palay production in 2019 declined by 11.90 percent from 510,071 metric tons in 2018 to 449,370 metric tons in 2019. The downfall in production was attributed by the decrease of 9.31 percent in area harvested. Total area harvested in 2019 was estimated to 145,367 hectares which was 14,915 hectares lower compared with last year’s level of 160,282 hectares. Likewise, the yield per hectare decreased by 2.86 percent from 3.18 metric tons per hectare in 2018 to 3.09 metric tons per hectare in 2019.

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