Prices Received by Commodity, Historic Data Series, and Indexes, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics ServiceEntry ID: USDA0372
Abstract: "Prices Received by Commodity, Historic Data Series, and
Indexes" is a dataset containing the official data series of
"Prices Received by Farmers" as published by the United States
Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics
Service. The data are in separate files by commodity. Each file
contains monthly and annual average prices for the United
... States. Date vary by commodity according an accompanying
Also included are the Indexes of Prices Received by Farmers, by
Month and Annual 1981-1991. Indexes are by commodity group and
include the base 1910-14=100 and 1977=100.
Collection Organization: Economic Research Service
Collection Methodology: Surveys of the farm universe are made
several times each year and estimates are adopted based on
survey data and any other available administrative data that
would support estimate levels.
Collection Frequency: N/A
Update Characteristics: N/A
The data are contained in LOTUS 1-2-3 spreadsheet files and
ASCII files in all forms of distribution
Data Center: Economic Research Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet home
File Format: ASCII, Lotus/dBase
Access Instructions: Call NASS at 1-800-999-6779 for historical
series data available on diskette. For historical series data
available online, connect to the Internet home page at Cornell
Start Date: 1910-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Each state provides estimates, and estimates are closely
reviewed at the national level. U.S. totals evaluated using a
balanced sheet approach. All surveys computer and manually
edited for error.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: dkenerson at nass.usda.gov
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Office Of Administrator South Agriculture Building, Room 4117 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA/NASS). (no date).
"Prices Received by Farmers." Washington, DC : USDA/NASS.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-12-21