USDA Wants Input on Statistics Gathering Programs

Dan Industry News Release

The Department of Agriculture is seeking feedback on the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

statisticsThrough the 2018 USDA Data Users’ meeting, USDA will seek comments and input on recent and pending changes in various data and information programs. NASS and partner agencies organize the annual meeting for USDA stakeholders.

Other participating USDA agencies include the Agricultural Marketing Service, Economic Research Service, Farm Service Agency, Foreign Agricultural Service and the World Agricultural Outlook Board. The U.S. Census Bureau will also participate. Leaders from each agency will provide an overview of current issues and then take questions and comments.

The 2018 meeting will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Central Time on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at the University of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois. Attendees can register online for free at

From the National Association of Farm Broadcasting News Service.