USDA to Measure Small Grain Production

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NASS, Wheat

ATHENS, GA (USDA/NASS) – During the first two weeks of September, growers of small grains around the country will receive survey forms from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The agency is taking a comprehensive look into the 2019 production and supply of small grains, which include wheat, oats, and rye. “The small grains industry is …

cotton production

Cotton Production, Supply, Demand, and Price

Dan Cotton, USDA-NASS

When USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their August crop reports Monday, it showed cotton production in the U.S. is now forecast at 22.5 million 480-pound bales, up 23 percent from 2018. Planted area this year, at 13.9 million acres, is up 1 percent from the previous estimate but down 1 percent from last year. USDA Chief Economist, Rob Johansson, discusses the …

cotton production

U.S. Cotton Production Up From Last Year

Dan Cotton, USDA-NASS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released its August crop reports Monday. Chris Singh with NASS in Washington, D.C., says the U.S. cotton production estimate is up 23 percent from last year’s crop. All cotton production is forecast at 22.5 million 480-pound bales, up 23 percent from 2018. All cotton planted area totaled 13.9 million acres, …


USDA Asking for Farmers’ Best Estimate of Planted Acreage

Dan Field Crops, USDA-NASS

Because of planting delays this spring, USDA is stretching out its data collection period for the upcoming acreage report a little longer than normal. Lance Honig, with USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), says some farmers may be unsure of what they will get planted this year. But in collecting data for the upcoming Acreage Report, USDA has been asking for farmers’ …


USDA Seeking Feedback from Southeast Growers

Dan Cattle, Dairy, Field Crops, Livestock, Specialty Crops, USDA-NASS

Over the next few weeks, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will be seeking feedback from growers about 2019 crops, stocks, livestock inventories and values. NASS will be conducting two major mid-year surveys, the June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey. They will be contacting nearly 5700 producers across Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina in order to compile all of this information. …