ASB Notice

NASS Corrects Data for Some Crops in the 2014 Organic Survey Report

Issued April 21, 2016 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. For more information contact Lance Honig ,, 202-720-2127.

Errata Notice: USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) discovered a number of record-level errors in the 2014 Organic Survey. The errors impacted survey data originally released on Sept. 17, 2015, for the following crops: apples, garlic, herbs, onions, peaches, peppers – bell, spinach, and walnuts. NASS has re-posted the 11 impacted tables and corrected the online database (QuickStats).

To access the complete updated 2014 Organic Survey publication (PDF), all individual table files, and a list of statistically significant updates, visit The 2014 Organic Survey data are available in the QuickStats database at


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