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Hawaii’s 2014-2015 macadamia nut production up 12 percent over previous season

Hawaii 2014-2015 macadamia nut utilized production is estimated at 46.0 million pounds (net, wet-in-shell basis), up 12 percent from the previous season according to a survey conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service. A larger crop combined with favorable prices contributed to this season’s higher crop value.

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USDA, FFA release new lessons plans

USDA, FFA release new lessons plans

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and the National FFA Organization have partnered to develop new educational tools to help promote agricultural and statistical literacy among kindergarten through 12th-grade students. “By including these materials in the classroom curriculum, teachers can help students better understand statistics and their importance to […]

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NASS releases new census of agriculture profiles

NASS releases new census of agriculture profiles

MEDIA RELEASE The National Agricultural Statistics Service has released county-level demographic profiles of U.S. farm and ranch operators. These profiles summarize data from the 2007 Census of Agriculture. Up to seven profiles have been prepared for each county in the United States. Data are available for the following groups: Women Principal Operators, Spanish, Hispanic, or […]

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