ASB Notice

NASS to Publish Barley and Sorghum Agricultural Chemical Use Data

Issued May 2, 2012 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service. For information contact Krissy Young at (202) 690-8123.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will publish the 2011 Agricultural Chemical Use survey data for barley and sorghum on May 16, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. NASS gathered data in 13 states for barley and six states for sorghum during the fall of 2011.The information released will include on-farm use of commercial fertilizers, agricultural chemicals, and integrated pest management practices by producers of barley and sorghum.

To access the data when available on May 16, go online to the Quick Stats 2.0 database on the NASS website at or ‘’. For assistance, contact the NASS Agricultural Statistics Hotline at (800) 727-9540.


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