Updates on Palay and Corn Forecasts

Updates on production and harvest area forecasts of palay and corn are generated from the Monthly Palay and Corn Situation Reporting System (MPCSRS). It is a monitoring activity conducted monthly in-between Palay and Corn Production Survey (PCPS) rounds. Monitorings are conducted in February, March, May, June, August, September and November. MPCSRS updates the quarterly forecasts on production and area for the current quarter based on the PCPS results of the previous survey round. The data generated from MPCSRS are as follows:
1) Updates on current quarter’s production and area forecasts based on the standing crop with indications on crop situation; and
2) Updates on current quarter’s forecast on planting intentions based on actual plantings