September 2016

September 30, 2016
U.S. Hogs and Pigs Inventory Up 2 Percent

As of September 1, there were 70.9 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 2 percent from September 2015, and up 4 percent from June 1, 2016, according to...

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September 30, 2016
U.S. Corn and Soybean Stocks Up from 2015

As of September 1, there were 1.74 billion bushels of old crop corn and 197 million bushels of old crop soybeans in storage, according to the Grain Stocks report released...

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September 29, 2016
Identifying and Reaching Hard-to-Survey Populations is Topic of 26th Annual Morris Hansen Lecture

Programs as important as the U.S. Decennial Census and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) every-five-year-Census of Agriculture rely on gaining a full count of the population. Defining, finding and...

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September 15, 2016
2015 SALES FROM U.S. CERTIFIED ORGANIC PRODUCTION UP 13 PERCENT FROM 2014, USDA REPORTS

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2015 Certified Organic Survey, which show that 12,818 certified organic farms in the United...

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September 7, 2016
USDA Looks Into Corn, Potatoes and Vegetable Production Practices

Over the next several months, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) plans to visit thousands of corn, potato and vegetable growers across the United States...

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September 6, 2016
USDA Seeks Input from Stakeholders on Statistical Programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) today announced plans for the department's annual USDA Data Users' Meeting. At the meeting, statistical and non-statistical agencies will...

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