Agricultural Chemical Usage, Field Crops Summary, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics ServiceEntry ID: USDA0271
Abstract: "Agricultural Chemical Usage, Field Crops Summary" contains state and
U.S. fertilizer and pesticide use data for corn, cotton, peanuts,
rice, sorghum, soybeans, wheat, fall potatoes. Includes pesticide use
by active ingredient, application rates, and acres treated.
Collection Organization: ERS and NASS
Collection Methodology: The information presented is the ... result
of a sample survey conducted for the crop year (end of harvest
for previous crop through harvest of current crop). A random
sample of fields was selected with probability proportional to
size, using information, obtained earlier in the year, from two
surveys of farm operators. Personal interviews were used to
obtain the information. Chemical data were collected at the
product level and converted to active ingredient for
Collection Frequency: Annual survey.
Update Characteristics: Dataset not updated.
The data reside in one ASCII text file.
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: 1991-01-01
Quality Provided as is.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: vjohnson at nass.usda.gov
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Estimates Division South Agriculture Building, Room 5801 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
"Agricultural Chemical Usage", Ag Ch 1 (92), March 1992, Economic Research Service - National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-12-21