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September 30, 2014
USDA Reports Corn Stocks Up 50 Percent, Soybean Stocks Down 35 Percent from 2013

According to the Grain Stocks report released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), there were 1.24 billion bushels of old crop corn in all...

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September 29, 2014
USDA Launches Current Agricultural Industrial Reports Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announces the launch of the Current Agricultural Industrial Reports (CAIR) survey program. NASS will collect and publish vital statistics for...

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September 29, 2014
USDA Seeks Nominations for the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations to the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics. Members of this Committee advise the Secretary of Agriculture on the scope, timing and content...

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September 26, 2014
U.S. Hogs and Pigs Inventory Down 2 Percent

As of September 1, there were 65.4 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, down 2 percent from September 2013, but up 6 percent from June 1, according to the...

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August 12, 2014
USDA Forecasts Record-High Corn and Soybean Production in 2014

U.S. soybean producers are expected to produce a record 3.82 billion bushels in 2014, up 16 percent from last year according to the Crop Production report issued today by the...

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July 25, 2014
U.S. Cattle Inventory Down 3 Percent from 2012

As of July 1, there were 95.0 million head of cattle on U.S. farms, according to the Cattle report published today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics...

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June 30, 2014
USDA Reports Record High Soybean Acreage, Corn Acres Down

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated a record high 84.8 million acres of soybeans planted in the United States for 2014, up 11 percent from...

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June 24, 2014
USDA Invites Suggestions for the 2017 Census of Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now inviting suggestions for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Conducted only once every five years by USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the Census...

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June 24, 2014
U.S. Hog and Pigs Inventory Down 5 Percent

As of June 1, there were 62.1 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, the lowest inventory since 2007, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published today by...

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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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November 8, 2013
Corn Growers Remain on Track for Record Production Year

U.S. corn growers remain on track for a record high 14.0 billion bushel production year, according to the Crop Production report, released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National...

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November 4, 2013
Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics to Meet on November 13-14

The annual meeting of the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics will take place in St. Louis, Missouri on November 13-14. The meeting is open to the public and will take...

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October 17, 2013
USDA Announces Cancellation and Postponement of Selected Reports Impacted by the Lapse in Federal Funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and World Agricultural Outlook Board (WAOB) have cancelled or postponed publication of selected USDA statistical reports...

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