Field Crops County Data, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics ServiceEntry ID: USDA0004
Abstract: The Field Crops County Data dataset provides information on
acreage, yield, and production by crop and county. The data
include planted and harvested acreage, yield per harvested acre,
and total production 1989-90 by county and crop reporting
district. Data are gathered monthly in season and annually.
Collection Organization: National Agricultural Statistics ... 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 estimeate levels.
Collection Frequency: Monthy in season and annually.
Update Characteristics: Not updated in its entirety.
It is estimated that the data set comprises 250,000 records.
Data Center: National Agricultural Statistics Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet home page
File Format: ASCII delimited
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
Or connect at the NASS Internet home page.
Start Date: 1966-01-01
Quality Each state provides estimates. Estimates closely reviewed at
national level. U.S. totals evaluated using balance sheet
approach. All surveys computer and manually edited for errors.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: jbrueggen at nass.usda.gov
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Systems & Information Division South Agriculture Building, Room 5811 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-12-21