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USDA to Conduct Survey on Cattle Inventories

During the first two weeks of July, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct a nationwide cattle survey to measure beef and dairy cattle inventories, calf crop and cattle operations in the United States. “The July Cattle Survey provides Georgia producers the opportunity to serve as the frontline source of information on U.S. cattle production,” said Doug Kleweno, director of NASS’s Georgia Field Office. “In Georgia, we will contact approximately 150 of the larger beef and dairy cattle operations.” “Once published, the information will help producers make informed marketing decisions and plan for herd expansion or reduction,” he explained. It also helps packers and government agencies evaluate expected slaughter volume for future months and determine potential supplies for export. As is the case with all NASS surveys, information provided by respondents is confidential by law. “NASS safeguards the privacy of all responses and publishes data only in aggregate form, ensuring that no individual producer or operation can be identified,” he said. NASS’s biannual Cattle Report and all NASS reports are available online at www.nass.usda.gov. For more information, call the NASS GEORGIA Field Office at 1-800-253-4419. GC

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Profile for Georgia Cattlemen's Association

July 2011 Georgia Cattleman  

The official July 2011 publication of the Georgia Cattleman.

July 2011 Georgia Cattleman  

The official July 2011 publication of the Georgia Cattleman.

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