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USDA Statistics: Accuracy Lacking on Cash Rents and Crop Estimates, Study Says – DTN

USDA Statistics: Accuracy Lacking on Cash Rents and Crop Estimates, Study Says – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The National Academy of Sciences wants USDA’s lead statistical agency to develop new systems for gathering information for crop reports and other surveys. In a report released Wednesday, the National Academy highlighted that the National Agricultural Statistics Service could make

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Farmland: It’s Time for NASS to Change Method for Compiling Crop, Cash Rent Estimates – Study

Farmland: It’s Time for NASS to Change Method for Compiling Crop, Cash Rent Estimates – Study

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 11, 2017

Producing more precise county-level estimates of crops and farmland cash rents will require integrating multiple data sources using model-based predictions that are more transparent and reproducible, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The

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