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USDA Crop Explorer: Global Crop Condition and Commodity Production Analysis from the USDA/Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division (PECAD)
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Summary
Abstract: The Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division (PECAD) of USDA's Foreign
Agricultural Service (FAS) is responsible for global crop condition assessments
and estimates of area, yield, and production for grains, oilseeds, and cotton.
The primary mission of PECAD is to produce the most objective and accurate
assessment of the global agricultural production outlook and ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: -60.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USDA FAS
Dataset Title: Global Crop Condition and Commodity Production Analysis from the USDA/Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division (PECAD)
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Washington, D.C.
Dataset Publisher: USDA/FAS
Online Resource: http://www.pecad.fas.usda.gov/cropexplorer/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-01
Location Keywords
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1/8 mesh grids
Longitude Resolution: 1/8 mesh grids
Temporal Resolution: daily, monthly, decadal
Quality Users are cautioned that this in Not Official USDA Data. Official
USDA production, supply, and distribution data are determined after
analyzing all available sources of data, including those provided on
this page.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.pecad.fas.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USDA PRODUCTION ESTIMATES AND CROP ASSESSMENT DIVISION
Phone: (202) 720-0888
Fax: (202) 720-8880
Email: pecad at fas.usda.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Room 6053, South Building Stop 1045
City: Washington D.C.
Postal Code: 20250
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online WWW
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 1-202-720-1860
Fax: 1-202-720-1295
Email: bob.baldwin at usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA
Foreign Agricultural Service
CMP-PECAD, MS 1045-S
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
Country: USA
Publications/References
Ahn C.-H. and R. Tateishi. 1994. Development of a Global 30-minute grid
Potential Evapotranspiration Data Set. Journal of the Japan Soc. Photogrammetry
and Remote Sensing, 33(2): 12-21.

Allen, R. G., L.S. Pereira, D. Raes, and M. Smith. 1998. Crop
evapotranspiration; Guidelines for computing crop water requirements, FAO
Irrigation and Drainage Paper 56, pp. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-08-17

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