|April Agricultural Labor Survey
| Released: April 4, 2011
For more information contact: Jodie Sprague or Steve Anderson at 1-800-835-2612.
The USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Montana Field Office will be collecting data for the Quarterly Agricultural Labor Survey beginning April 20 through May 4. Estimates of farm employment are used for a variety of purposes by State and Federal governments, educational institutions, farmer organizations, and private sector employers of agricultural labor. There are numerous examples of how farm employment estimates are used, but the following are just a few:
Montana operations selected to participate in this April's Labor Survey will be notified by letter, and phone interviewers will contact them starting on April 20 to complete this survey. All information supplied during the interview is kept confidential by law. On May 19, Regional and National farm labor estimates will be released to the public. The results will be available on the internet at www.nass.usda.gov/mt/.