The Palay and Corn Production Survey (PCPS) covers sample farming households in sample barangays in all provinces. Starting this 2016, Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental are included in Negros Island Region (NIR). The PCPS is conducted quarterly with the quarters as the reference periods, as follows:
April Round Survey - January to March
July Round Survey - April to June
October Round Survey - July to September
January Round Survey - October to December
- The objective of the survey is to generate estimates and forecasts on palay/cornarea, production and yield.
- The purpose of this survey is to provide data inputs for policy and programs on rice and corn.