Press Release

Press Release

Reference Number: 2020-005
Release Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The Philippine Statistics Authority will conduct the April 2020 Round of Palay Production Survey (PPS), Corn Production Survey (CPS) and Backyard Livestock and Poultry Survey (BLPS) simultaneously in all the provinces of the region this coming April 1-10, 2020. PPS and CPS are quarterly activities designed to generate statistics on palay and corn production, area harvested, yield and other information at the provincial level. On the other hand, BLPS aims to generate data on supply and disposition of animals from backyard farms or small raisers. Results of these surveys will serve as inputs to planners and policy makers on matters concerning rice and corn industry, and livestock and poultry sub-sectors. PSA prepares to conduct Palay Production Survey, Corn Production Survey, and Backyard Livestock and Poultry Survey for April 2020 Round.

 

Reference Number: 2020-004
Release Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
The Philippine Statistics Authority will conduct the Monthly Palay and Corn Situation Reporting System (MPCSRS) for 2020. The MPCSRS serves as a monitoring system of the growing conditions and actual plantings of palay and corn. Moreover, the survey aims to update the Palay Production Survey (PPS) and Corn Production Survey (CPS) estimates of the current quarter based on standing crop, and estimates for the next quarter based on planting intentions. PSA to conduct Monthly Palay and Corn Situation Reporting System for 2020.

 

Reference Number: 2020-003
Release Date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Palay and Corn Stock Survey (PCSS1) is one of the regular monthly survey conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority which aims to generate estimates of the current stocks of rice and corn in farming and non-farming households. The data 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. Moreover, the survey supports the data needs of planners, policy and decision makers, and other stakeholders in the agriculture sector and the general public as well. PSA to conduct Palay and Corn Stocks Survey for 2020.

 

Reference Number: 2020-002
Release Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Farm Price Survey (FPS) is one of the regular monthly activities of the Philippine Statistics Authority. The survey aims to gather reliable data on farmgate prices on major agricultural commodities. Similarly, the survey intends to develop sets of price indices and measures the purchasing power of growers of selected agricultural products. It also serves as inputs in analyzing the seasonal trends and variations in agricultural prices to inform policies and programs for the development of the agriculture sector. PSA to conduct Farm Price Survey for 2020.

 

Reference Number: 2020-001
Release Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) enjoined the public to support the conduct of the AWRS which will start on 13 January 2020 until 31 January 2020.The said survey is conducted to generate estimates of average wage rates of workers in agriculture such as cost of farm labor or daily wage rates of palay, corn, coconut and sugarcane farm workers in the country. PSA RSSO prepares for the conduct of the Agricultural Wage Rate Survey (AWRS) January 2020 Survey Round in the region.

 

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