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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 …

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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 …

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Still Time to Respond to Conservation Survey

Dan Conservation, Environment, USDA-NASS, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to remind producers there is still time to respond to the Conservation Practice Adoption Motivations Survey over the coming weeks. In late May, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) mailed the survey to nearly 2,700 farmers and ranchers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. A joint project between NASS and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), …

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USDA Report Indicates Rising Farmland Values

Dan Economy, USDA-NASS

U.S. farmland prices increased 12.4 percent over the last year, according to new data from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Rod Bain has more details about the recently released 2022 Land Values Summary. The annual NASS report also notes cash rents saw gains in several categories but smaller in comparison to increases in farmland real estate values. Chief Economist Seth Meyer explains differences in …

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USDA to Measure Feral Swine Damage in the Southeast

Dan Pork, USDA-APHIS, USDA-NASS

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is conducting a Feral Swine Damage survey to measure the costs of feral swine damage to crop operations. The survey is conducted in cooperation with the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) – Wildlife Services. In an effort to obtain the most accurate data, NASS will reach out to more than 11,000 producers …

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Survey Asking Farmers about Conservation

Dan Conservation, Environment, USDA-NASS, USDA-NRCS

We told you earlier this month that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is gathering information about the adoption of conservation practices, across the country, including here in the Southeast. The farmer survey was designed to find out what factors are involved in making their decisions about implementing conservation practices. That’s Dan Mullarkey with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The survey …

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Census of Agriculture Sign-Up Deadline Approaching

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

Ag producers have until June 30 to sign-up to receive the 2022 Census of Agriculture. The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will mail ag census survey codes for responding securely online to every known U.S. producer in November, and hard copy questions will be mailed in December. The ag census has been conducted for more than 180 years and remains the only …

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USDA to Gather Information about Adoption of Conservation Practices

Dan Conservation, Environment, USDA-NASS, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced they will be gathering information about the adoption of conservation practices across the Southeast. USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is mailing the Conservation Practice Adoption Motivations Survey this week to nearly 2,700 farmers and ranchers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. The new survey is a joint project between NASS and USDA’s Natural …

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USDA Seeking Producer Feedback about 2022 Crops

Dan USDA-NASS

Over the next few weeks, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two major mid-year surveys, the June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey. NASS will contact nearly 5,000 producers across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina to determine crop acreage and stock levels as of June 1, 2022. “The June Agricultural Survey and the June Area …