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USDA-NASS Announces 2017 Census of Agriculture Response Rate, Data Release Details

Dan Census of Agriculture, Industry News Release, USDA-NASS

United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) concluded data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture with a 71.5 percent national response rate. The Census, conducted once every five years, was mailed to more than 3 million known and potential farms and ranches across the United States late last year. Data collection ended this July. Puerto …

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Answer Upcoming NASS Survey; It Impacts Your Bottom Line

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NASS

The confidential crop survey from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will be arriving in the mailboxes of Southern farmers soon, and it is very important that recipients take the time to complete it. The number of farmers completing the confidential NASS crop survey has been declining in recent years—and that’s bad news for farmers. This is bad news for …

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USDA Forecasts Record High Corn Yield and Soybean Production for 2018

Dan Corn, Soybeans, USDA-NASS, Wheat

U.S. farmers are expected to produce a record-high soybean crop this year, according to the Crop Production report issued by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. Up 4 percent from 2017, soybean production is forecast at record high 4.59 billion bushels, while corn growers are expected to decrease their production slightly from last year, forecast at 14.6 billion bushels. Down …

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One Week Left to Complete Census of Agriculture

Dan Census of Agriculture, Industry News Release, USDA-NASS

The National Ag Statistics Service is ending all of its data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture on July 31. Anyone who received the Census questionnaire is required by law to respond by that date. They can also fill out the census online at AgCensus.USDA.Gov. NASS Administrator Hubert Hamer says the Census of Agriculture, which is conducted once every …

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USDA to Ensure All Have Equal Access to Crop & Livestock Reports

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NASS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new procedures for the release of market-affecting crop and livestock reports from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and World Agricultural Outlook Board (WAOB) to ensure that all members of the public have access to the information at the same time.  Under current “Lockup” procedures, information is released to the public at 12:00 …