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USDA Collecting Final 2022 Crop Production and Stocks Data

Dan Corn, Cotton, Field Crops, Peanuts, Soybeans, USDA-NASS, Wheat

With the 2022 growing season wrapping up, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is busy contacting producers to gather final year-end crop production numbers and the amount of grain and oilseeds stored on their farms. Plus, NASS is surveying grain facility operators to determine year-end grain and oilseed stocks. “These surveys are the basis for the official USDA estimates of production …


Around the State with Commissioner Pate

Dan Alabama, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI), Around the State with Commissioner Pate, Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

It’s time for our weekly “Around the State with Commissioner Rick Pate”. Commissioner, I understand it’s time for the 2022 Census of Agriculture. Can you tell our listeners a little more about that? We encourage farmers to respond to the Census of Agriculture today because it is Your Voice, Your Future, Your Opportunity. For more information or assistance, visit or call 888-424-7828.  …

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U.S. Corn, Soybean, and Cotton Production Down from 2021

Dan Corn, Cotton, Soybeans, USDA-NASS

(USDA-NASS/WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2022) — Corn, soybean, and cotton production is down from 2021, according to the Crop Production report issued today by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Corn production is down 8% from last year, forecast at 13.9 billion bushels; soybean growers are expected to decrease their production 1% from 2021, forecast at 4.38 billion bushels; cotton production …


USDA NASS Reviewing Acreage Information

Dan Corn, Cotton, Field Crops, Peanuts, Soybeans, USDA-NASS, Wheat

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announced this week the agency is reviewing all available acreage data for select crops. NASS will review planted and harvested acreage for chickpeas, corn, cotton, dry edible peas, lentils, peanuts, rice, sorghum, soybeans, and sugarbeets, in preparation for the September Crop Production report, which comes out Monday, September 12th. The reviewed information includes survey …

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Census of Agriculture Surveys Coming Soon

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

Farmers and ranchers across the country will soon have the opportunity to be represented in the only comprehensive and impartial agriculture data for every state, county and territory. The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will mail the 2022 Census of Agriculture to millions of producers across the 50 states and Puerto Rico this fall. It will be mailed in phases, starting …


USDA to Measure Small Grain Production

Dan Corn, Field Crops, USDA-NASS, Wheat

Efforts are underway by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to take a comprehensive look into the 2022 production and supply of small grains, including wheat, oats, barley, and rye. A sample of producers from around the country received Agricultural Survey questionnaires from NASS. “The small grains industry is an important part of U.S. agriculture. It is crucial for all involved …