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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 …

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Census Forms Needed by Friday

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is wrapping up data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. In order to stay on track for the release of this data in February 2019, it has set Friday, June 15 as the deadline to submit the paper questionnaire. NASS is hoping farmers and ranchers across the Southeast who have yet …

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Last Chance to Complete the 2017 Census of Agriculture

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

Less than two weeks to submit the questionnaire by mail The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is wrapping up data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. To stay on track for data release in February 2019, the deadline for submitting the paper questionnaire is June 15, 2018. Farmers and ranchers who have not responded …

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Southeast Farmers and Ranchers Urged to do Their Part and Be Counted

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers that now is the time to return forms they may still have for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. NASS Southern Region Director Jim Ewing urges producers to return their completed Census questionnaires. And to do so as soon as possible in order to avoid follow-up phone …

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Southeast Producers Encouraged to Return Census Forms

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers across the Southeast that the window is closing on the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Alabama State Statistician Cynthia Price, Florida State Statistician Mark Hudson and NASS Southern Region Director Jim Ewing in Georgia are urging producers who have not returned …

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USDA Urging Producers to Return Census Forms

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the window is closing on the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The national return rate is currently lower than at this point in the 2012 Census and thus NASS is encouraging producers who have not returned their completed census …

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Georgia Farmers and Ranchers: Time is Running Out to Complete the 2017 Census of Agriculture

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

NASS conducting phone and in-person follow-up The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding Georgia farmers and ranchers that the window is closing on the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. “NASS is grateful for the response from producers to date, but it is important that others who received a Census questionnaire …

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USDA Seeks Feedback from Growers about 2018 Crops, Stocks, Livestock Inventories and Values

Dan Cattle, Field Crops, Florida, Nursery Crops, Pork, Sheep-Goats, Specialty Crops

During the next several weeks, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two major mid-year surveys, the June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey. The agency will contact nearly 700 producers across Florida to determine crop acreage and stock levels as of June 1, 2018. “Two of the most important and well-known surveys NASS …

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Livestock, Milk Production and Income-Southern Region

Dan Cattle, Dairy, Industry News Release, Pork, USDA-NASS

Cash Receipts for Meat Animals Up/Milk Production Increased Total 2017 production of meat animals (cattle and calves and hogs and pigs) for the United States totaled 81.7 billion pounds, up 4 percent from 2016. Production increased 4 percent for cattle and calves and 3 percent for hogs and pigs. Total 2017 cash receipts from marketings of meat animals increased 7 percent to …