The Philippine Statistics Authority continues to conduct the Monthly Palay and Corn Situation Reporting System (MPCSRS) for 2019. The survey operation is conducted every five (5) days of the month except for January, April, July, October and December. The purpose of the survey is to update the palay and corn estimates of the current quarter based on standing crop and compute for the estimates for the next quarter based on planting intentions. It covers sample palay farming households in sample palay producing barangays in all provinces in the region.
All the data and information collected by the hired Statistical Researchers from sample farmer-producers shall be kept strictly confidential and shall not be used for purposes of taxation, investigation or regulation as provided under Article 55 of RA 10625.