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NASS to Gather Year-End Crop Production Numbers

Dan Field Crops, USDA-NASS

With the 2019 growing season about to come to an end, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) wants producers to know it will soon start gathering final year-end crop production numbers and the amount of grain and oilseeds stored on farm. Plus, NASS will also survey grain facility operators to determine year-end grain and oilseed …

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USDA to Conduct the 2019 Census of Horticultural Specialties

Dan Industry News Release, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, USDA-NASS

(NAFB) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct the 2019 Census of Horticultural Specialties this winter. USDA says the report will provide a comprehensive picture of the U.S. horticulture industry. Survey codes will be mailed this month to more than 40,000 horticulture producers to respond online. Collected just once every five years, the …

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USDA Begins 2019 Organic Survey

Dan Industry News Release, Organic, USDA-NRCS

(NAFB) — The Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA/NASS) will mail letters with survey codes this December to more than 22,000 organic producers. Specifically, the surveys target producers involved in certified or transitioning to certified organic farming for the 2019 Organic Survey. Each producer who self-reported organic farming in the 2017 Census of Agriculture will receive a unique …

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Slight Decrease in U.S. Cotton Production Forecast

Dan Cotton, Crop Forecasts, USDA-NASS

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released their October crop reports today, and Chris Singh with NASS in Washington D.C. says the U.S. cotton production estimate is down slightly from last month’s report. All cotton production is forecast at 21.7 million 480-pound bales, down 1 percent from the previous forecast but up 18 percent from 2018. Based on conditions as of …

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USDA to Survey Farm Chemical Use and Production Costs

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NASS

ATHENS, GA (USDA/NASS) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will gather information about farm economics and production practices from cotton producers across Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina as part of the 2019 Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS). “ARMS is a vital survey that tracks how farms use technology to manage production of their major field …

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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 …

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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 …