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USDA Continues to Suspend Several Reports Due to Sequestration

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will not conduct several statistical surveys in fiscal year 2014. The surveys are halted due to the new fiscal year starting under a continuing resolution that is based on FY 2013 sequestration-level funding. Based on … Continue reading

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USDA to Survey Producers for Crop Production, Livestock Inventory

Farmers and ranchers can expect to receive survey forms from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) next month, as the agency gathers information about this season’s crop production, livestock inventory and grain in storage. The first two weeks of … Continue reading

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NASS to Provide Partial Milk Production Estimates

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service will provide partial estimates of U.S. milk production through the end of fiscal year 2013. Milk production is one element of the monthly Milk Production report that NASS suspended last month to meet sequestration … Continue reading

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USDA Cutting Some Statistical Reports Due to Reduced Funding

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service is suspending several statistical surveys and reports for the rest of the fiscal year due to reduced funding caused by sequestration. According to an agency press release, the decision to suspend the reports was … Continue reading

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Producers Surveyed to Determine Planting Intentions for 2013

Thousands of farmers and rancher are being surveyed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service about their planting intentions for 2013. Results of the survey will help determine what to expect this growing season after last year’s … Continue reading

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