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COMPARING NASS AND FSA PLANTED ACREAGE DATA

Posted by Myla Munro Ringler -

The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released final estimates of planted and harvested crop acreage for 2013 in the Crop Production 2013 Summary report on January 10. The USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) released its final report of planted acreage for 2013 on January 15. There may be some misunderstanding or confusion about how the two estimates of planted...

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