[Keyword='Agriculture and Food Security']
Agricultural Chemical Usage, Fruits Summary, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics ServiceEntry ID: USDA0274
Abstract: "Agricultural Chemical Usage, Fruits Summary" contains state and
U.S. fertilizer and pesticide use data for fruits.
Collection Organization: NASS
Collection Methodology: The information presented is the result
of a sample survey conducted for the 1993 crop year (end of
harvest for the previous cop through harvest for the current
crop). The population ... consists of fruit and berry growers on the
NASS list of all farming operations in each state in the survey.
The sample was stratified by type of crop and size of operation.
The primary criteria for sample size was the ability to provide
accurate estimates of chemical usage at the state level.
Personal interviews were used to obtain the information.
Chemical data were collected at the product level and converted
to active ingredient for summarization.
Collection Frequency: Biannual survey - every odd year.
Update Characteristics: Dataset not updated.
The data reside in an ASCII text file and one Word Perfect 5.1
file on one diskette.
Data Center: National Agricultural Statistics Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet home page
File Format: ASCII delimited
Access Instructions: Call NASS at 1-800-999-6779 for historical
series data available on diskette. For historical series data
available online, connect to the Internet home page at Cornell
Or connect at the NASS Internet home page.
Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Start Date: 1991-01-01
Quality Provided as is.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: vjohnson at nass.usda.gov
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Estimates Division South Agriculture Building, Room 5801 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12