LAKEWOOD, Colo. – November 18, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service
(NASS) will conduct the survey of producers in 38 states, including Arizona, Colorado, Montana, and New Mexico as part of its 2021
Row Crops County Agricultural Production Survey. The survey will collect information on total acres planted and harvested and total
yield and production of row crops to support estimates down to the county level. Producers can complete their survey securely online at
agcounts.usda.gov.
“The data provided by producers will help federal and state programs support the farmer,” said Bill Meyer, Director, Mountain
Regional Field Office. “We hope every producer who receives this survey will take the time to respond. Producers benefit when there
are data available to help determine accurate loan rates, disaster payments, crop insurance price elections, and more. Without data,
agencies such as USDA’s Risk Management Agency or Farm Service Agency may not have enough information on which to base their
programs.”
If producers don’t respond online, in a few weeks a NASS representative will contact growers to arrange telephone interviews
to complete the survey.
The information will be used for statistical purposes only. In accordance with federal law, responses will be kept confidential
and will not be disclosed in identifiable form.
The survey results will be published in NASS’s Quick Stats database (quickstats.nass.usda.gov). For more information on
NASS surveys and reports and for the release dates by commodity, visit nass.usda.gov/Publications/Calendar/reports_by_date.php or
contact the NASS Mountain Regional Field Office at 800-392-3202.
For state specific questions, please contact:
Arizona – Dave DeWalt 1-800-645-7286
Colorado – William R. Meyer 1-800-392-3202
Montana – Eric Sommer 1-800-835-2612
New Mexico – Longino Bustillos 1-800-530-8810

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