ASB Notice

NASS Announces 2012 Farm Labor Report Schedule

Issued February 16, 2012 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service. For information contact Alex Minchenkov (202) 690-8121.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announced today the schedule for the 2012 agricultural labor data collection and the Farm Labor report releases. In 2012, NASS will conduct the survey in April and October, with the results published on May 17 and November 15 respectively. The survey will ask producers to provide data for both the current and previous quarters. NASS will continue to publish quarterly data to ensure it is easily comparable to the previously published reports. The past Farm Labor reports are available online at


NASS is the federal statistical agency responsible for producing official data about U.S. agriculture and is committed to providing timely, accurate and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.

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