Explanation of Yield Forecasting Practices

October 4, 2010 06:23 AM
 

The following information is bonus material from Top Producer. It corresponds with the article "Rock and Roll” by Linda H. Smith. You can find the article on page 38 in the October 2010 issue.

 
 
The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is responsible for estimating production of most crops grown in the United States. Additionally, early season forecasts are prepared for the major crops. NASS conducts several surveys to obtain the basic data needed to fulfill this obligation. These surveys are a mix of grower interviews and objective field visits employing sophisticated survey sample designs and statistical methodology.
 
  
 
 

Back to news


Comments

 
Spell Check

No comments have been posted to this News Article

Corn College TV Education Series

2014_Team_Shot_with_Logo

Get nearly 8 hours of educational video with Farm Journal's top agronomists. Produced in the field and neatly organized by topic, from spring prep to post-harvest. Order now!

Markets

Market Data provided by QTInfo.com
Brought to you by Beyer
Close