ASB Notice

NASS-Statistics Canada Discontinue October Hog Statistics Publication

Issued October 1, 2012 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service. For more information contact Scott Hollis at (202) 690-2424.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will not publish the United States and Canadian Hogs publication scheduled for October 29 at 1:00 PM. In the past, this publication has been released by NASS in cooperation with the Statistics Canada. In September, the Canadian agency discontinued its October Hog Statistics publication, resulting in discontinuation of the two nations’ joint hogs report as well. The next joint release of hog and pig estimates for the United States and Canada is scheduled for February 2013.


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