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Field Crops County Data, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
Entry ID: USDA0004


Summary
Abstract: The Field Crops County Data dataset provides information on
acreage, yield, and production by crop and county. The data
include planted and harvested acreage, yield per harvested acre,
and total production 1989-90 by county and crop reporting
district. Data are gathered monthly in season and annually.

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 estimeate levels.

Collection Frequency: Monthy in season and annually.

Update Characteristics: Not updated in its entirety.
STATISTICAL INFORMATION:

It is estimated that the data set comprises 250,000 records.

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

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1966-01-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > ALASKA > ALASKA


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE >CROP/PLANT YIELDS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >PLANT COMMODITIES >FIELD CROP PRODUCTS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ECONOMIC RESOURCES >AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION    [Definition]


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
ACRES HARVESTED
ACRES PLANTED
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
BEANS
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Crop Yields
Environmental Protection > Biota > Plants
CORN
COTTON
HAY
OATS
PEANUTS
POTATOES
PRODUCTION
RICE
RYE
SOYBEAN
SUGAR BEETS
SUGAR CANE
WHEAT
YIELD


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

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


Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12



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