Vegetable and Melon Farm Enterprises: Producers by Sales Classes, 1987Entry ID: USDA0367
Abstract: The "Vegetable and Melon Farm Enterprises: Producers by Sales
Classes, 1987" dataset is comprised of USDA/Economic Research
Service has obtained special data tabulations from the 1987 U.S.
Census of Agriculture. This data is by size of farm, either by
dollar value of farm sales or by total acres in farm, by state,
region, and for the U.S. This dataset includes industry-wide
data for 'all ... vegetable' farms; that is, any farm with sales of
vegetable or melon crops in 1987.
Collection Organization: Economic Research Service.
Collection Methodology: 1987 U.S. Census of Agriculture special
Collection Frequency: One-time only.
Update Characteristics: Not updated.
The data reside in 10 LOTUS 1-2-3 (WK1) spreadsheet tables.
Data Center: USDA Economic Research Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet gopher, 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
Access to the data or reports may be achieved through the
ERS-NASS information system:
Gopher client: "gopher://gopher.mannlib.cornell.edu:70/"
For subscription direct to an e-mail address, send an e-mail
message to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Type the word "lists" (without quotes) in the body of the
Start Date: 1987-01-01Stop Date: 1987-12-31
Quality Data users note that some data are based on a sample of farms,
such as other farm-related income, production expenses,
fertilizer and chemical use, and capital assets.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: glucier at econ.ag.gov
USDA Economic Research Service Commercial Agriculture Division (CAD) 1301 New York Avenue, NW, Room 837B
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Economic Research Service (USDA/ERS). 1987. Vegetable and Melon
Farm Enterprises: Producers by Sales Classes, 1987. Washington,
DC : USDA/ERS.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27