Livestock County Data, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
Entry ID: USDA0186

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Summary
Abstract: The files in this dataset provide statistical information on the
production of cattle, calves, milk, hogs, pigs, sheep, lambs, wool,
chickens, layers, and eggs by county. The Livestock County Data are
prepared as required by each State's Department of Agriculture
program. Local (State) funding may limit data availability for a
specie(s) or a year(s), including some major production States. All
available data for the most recent five years is included in the
files. Only State preparing county or district data have entries in
each of the specie files. Values of "0" indicate that data are not
prepared for the item or that the data have been included in other
counties.

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 estimate
levels.

Collection Frequency: Annually.

Dataset Update Characteristics: Updated in its entirety.

STATISTICAL INFORMATION:
The data reside in 8 compressed ASCII files. When uncompressed
the files require 5 times the space of the compressed file.

LANGUAGE: English

ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:
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
University.

Or connect at the NASS Internet home page.

URL: 'http://www.nass.usda.gov/index.asp'

Geographic Coverage
 N: 76.63 S: 13.71  E: -61.48  W: -177.1

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-01-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL COMMODITIES >DAIRY PRODUCTS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL COMMODITIES >LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL COMMODITIES >POULTRY PRODUCTS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL SCIENCE >ANIMAL YIELDS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ECONOMIC RESOURCES >AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
ECONOMY


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.


Keywords
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
CATTLE
CHICKENS
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Animal Yields
Economic Activity > Markets > Prices
COUNTIES
EGGS
HOGS
LIVESTOCK
MILK
POULTRY
PRODUCTION
RED MEAT
SHEEP


Originating Center
USDA/NASS


Data Center
National Agricultural Statistics Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.nass.usda.gov/index.asp
Dataset ID: #93105

Data Center Personnel
Name: JIM J. BRUEGGEN
Phone: 202-720-4889
Fax: 202-690-1311
Email: jbrueggen at nass.usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
Systems & Information Division
South Agriculture Building, Room 5811
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
Country: USA


Personnel
JIM J. BRUEGGEN
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 202-720-4889
Fax: 202-690-1311
Email: jbrueggen at nass.usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
Systems & Information Division
South Agriculture Building, Room 5811
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
Country: USA


Publications/References
ADDITIONAL REFERENCES:
None.

Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-12-21

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