ASB Notice

NASS to Reinstate Agricultural Estimates Programs

Issued February 12, 2014 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). For more information, contact Sue King, 202-690-8122.

Following passage of its budget by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics will reinstate the agricultural estimates programs previously suspended due to sequestration.  The reinstatements are for NASS’ Fiscal Year 2014 annual appropriation.

The reinstated programs are:

  • All Catfish and Trout Reports
  • July Cattle Report 
  • Potato Stocks Reports
  • Non-Citrus Fruit, Nut and Vegetable Forecasts and Estimates & Monthly Prices
  • June Rice Stocks Report
  • All Hops and Hops Stocks Estimates
  • Mink Report

We have not determined the dates for publication of the reports listed above.  We will announce the dates when they are set.  The full calendar of NASS reports is available 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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