How organisations behave towards their stakeholders - their staff, their customers and the communities within which they operate - during the coronavirus crisis will not be forgotten after the pandemic is over.
Producers surveyed across the United States intend to plant an estimated 97.0 million acres of corn in 2020, up 8% from last year, according to the Prospective Plantings report released today by the USDAs National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
The U.S. Department of Agricultures (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will host its annual USDA Data Users Meeting on Tuesday, April 21st as a virtual meeting. The event is regularly held to share recent and pending program changes, and to solicit comments and input on various data and information programs important to agriculture. Usually held in person, this online Data Users Meeting remains free of charge and open to the public and will take place from 1:00-3:30 p.m. (ET). Links to the webinar will be shared with participants after registration.
As of March 1, there were 77.6 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 4 percent from March 2019, but down 1 percent from December 1, 2019, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published today by the U.S. Department of Agricultures National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
The U.S. Department of Agricultures (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) statistical reports remain on schedule amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including the March 26 Hogs and Pigs and March 31 Prospective Plantings reports. NASS also continues to collect data for all upcoming reports, asking farmers and ranchers to complete their surveys online, if they dont already respond that way. To protect the health and safety of producers, partners, and employees, NASS has suspended in-person data collection at least until April 3, 2020.