The North Carolina Field Office of the
National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is also The Agricultural
Statistics Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS).
The North Carolina Field Office
collects, prepares and disseminates a regular series of official
crop, livestock and price estimates, along with other statistics
relative to agriculture in North Carolina and the nation.
Mission: To collect
and disseminate agricultural statistics for North Carolina.
Crop estimates include acreage, yield, production, stocks and
economic data; livestock, dairy and poultry estimates include
inventory, production, disposition and income, economic data
and number of operations by species; data collection and sampling
frames include sampling frame development and maintenance,
survey design, data collection, editing and analysis of data
for major surveys.