March 2014

March 31, 2014
U.S. Farmers Expect to Plant Record-High Soybean Acreage

Producers surveyed across the United States intend to plant an estimated 81.5 million acres of soybeans in 2014, up 6 percent from last year and an all-time record high, according...

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March 31, 2014
U.S. Hog and Pigs Inventory Lowest Since 2007

As of March 1, there were 62.9 million head of hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, the lowest inventory since 2007, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published...

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March 27, 2014
NASS Honors Five Former Employees in Inaugural Hall of Fame Ceremony

USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) today established a Hall of Fame and inducted an inaugural group of five individuals whose work at the agency has had a lasting impact...

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