Agricultural Chemical Usage, Vegetables Summary, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics ServiceEntry ID: USDA0275
Abstract: "Agricultural Chemical Usage, Vegetables Summary" contains
fertilizer and pesticide use data for states and combined major
states for vegetable crops.
Collection Organization: ERS and NASS
Collection Methodology: The information presented is the result
of a sample survey conducted for the 1992 crop year (end of
harvest for the previous crop through ... harvest for the current
crop). The population consists of vegetable growers on the NASS
list of all farming operations in each state in the survey. The
sample was stratified by type of crop and size of operation. The
primary criteria for sample size was the ability to provide
accurate estimates of chemical usage at the state level.
Personal interviews were used to obtain the information.
Chemical data were collected at the product level and converted
to active ingredient for summarization.
Collection Frequency: Biannual survey - even years.
Update Characteristics: Dataset not updated.
Dataset will fit on a single 1.2 MB diskette.
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, 1992 Vegetables Summary," Ag Ch
1(93), June 1993, National Agricultural Statistics Service,
Economic Research Service, USDA.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-12-21