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2017 Census of Agriculture Gets Underway

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

The Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has started mailing the 2017 Census of Agriculture to the nation’s producers. USDA NASS state statistician Erik Gerlach says a lot of valuable information is collected from the answers given on the census. Data Gerlach says the way survey information is compiled, individual producers are never identified. Survey Conducted once every five …


The 2017 Ag Census is Coming

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

The 2017 Ag Census will be in your mailbox soon, as USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service (NASS) says this survey is conducted once every five years. Producers can mail in their completed census form, or respond online. And according to Joe Parsons, Agricultural Statistics Board Chair, they have beefed up their capabilities to receive online submissions of the 2017 Ag …


NCGA Encouraging Farmers to Fill Out USDA-NASS Surveys

Dan Corn, Industry News Release

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is urging farmers to spend the few minutes needed to fill out and return USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Surveys. The surveys ask for crop-specific data and the results help USDA help farmers. Steve Ebke, a Nebraska farmer and the current NCGA Risk Management Action Team Chairman, says it’s important that growers fill out …


USDA to Measure Final 2017 Row Crop Production and Grain Stocks with Two End-of-Year Surveys

Dan Field Crops, Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is encouraging producers to respond to two upcoming surveys – the December Agricultural Survey and the County Agricultural Production Survey – that are critical to row crop producers around the country. The results of the surveys help determine the structure of the 2017 farm payment and risk management programs administered …


NCGA Encourages Farmers to Complete NASS Crop Survey’s

Dan Corn, Industry News Release, USDA-NASS

Crop surveys from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will be arriving in farmers’ mailboxes soon. The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is urging all crop farmers to take the few minutes to fill out the survey and send it back to USDA/NASS. Anthony Bush is a corn farmer from Ohio and a member of NCGA’s Corn Board. He says it …

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Census of Agriculture Coming Soon

Dan Alabama, Census of Agriculture, Florida, Georgia

Farmers across the country will soon be receiving forms for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The Department of Agriculture’s National Ag Statistics Service says farmers and ranchers should start seeing those forms in about seven weeks. Conducted once every five years, the census of agriculture is a complete count of all U.S. farms, ranches, and those who operate them. And …

Corn, Soybean Production Up in 2016

Dan Crop Forecasts, Industry News Release

USDA Reports Winter Wheat Seedings and Grain Stocks also reported Ample rain and moderate temperatures across the Nation’s mid-section led to record-high yield and production for corn and soybeans, both key U.S. crops, in 2016, according to the Crop Production 2016 Summary released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).