National Agricultural Statistics Service 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-25864
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Aquaculture Surveys. Revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in NASS estimates programs, target population sizes, sampling designs, and/or content of questionnaires.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-25415
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Cotton Ginning Survey. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to possible changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of Opportunity To Submit Content Request for the 2022 Census of Agriculture
Document Number: 2019-13432
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is currently accepting stakeholder feedback in the form of content requests for the 2022 Census of Agriculture. This census is required by law under the Census of Agriculture Act of 1997.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-10782
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Fruits, Nuts, and Specialty Crops Surveys. Revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sample design, minor changes in questionnaire design, the addition of several reimbursable surveys and discontinuation of several specialty commodity surveys due to revisions warranted by the 2017 Census of Agriculture.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-07666
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Vegetable Surveys Program. Revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length. Some of the vegetable production surveys will incorporate sampling of the total population of producers, while the processing surveys will involve a total enumeration of the entire population. Changes are being made to the commodities and States included in this group of surveys based on the comprehensive program review, which took place following the completion of the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Changes are also being made to some of the questionnaires to accommodate changes in the industry and to make the questionnaires easier for the respondent to complete. This should help to reduce respondent burden and improve the overall response rates.
Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Create a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-07218
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to seek approval to conduct a new survey. The Irrigation Organizations Survey will be conducted in early 2020 referencing 2019 as the target year. A similar survey was last conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau in 1978. The new survey supports the call for Federal research and data on drought resiliency under the National Drought Resilience Partnership (NDRP) initiative, providing valuable input to Federal agencies and other stakeholders involved in resource assessment, conservation, and analysis. This survey will be conducted through a cooperative agreement between the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and the Economic Research Service (ERS).
2018 Research, Education, and Economics Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session
Document Number: 2019-05132
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
In preparing to implement the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (commonly referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill), USDA's Research, Education, and Economics (REE) mission area will host a listening session for public input regarding new programs and changes to existing programs implemented by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Economic Research Service (ERS), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), and the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS).
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, Correction
Document Number: 2019-04020
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to seek reinstatement of the 2019 Organic Survey. Response to this survey will be mandatory.
Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Reinstate an Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-03499
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to seek reinstatement of an information collection, the Census of Horticultural Specialties. Response to this survey will be mandatory.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-03498
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to seek reinstatement of the 2019 Organic Survey. Response to this survey will be mandatory.
Notice of Invitation for Nominations to the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics
Document Number: 2019-03264
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces an invitation from the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture for nominations to the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics.