USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service is suspending a number of statistical surveys and reports for the remainder of the fiscal year due to reduced funding caused by sequestration. The suspended reports include Milk Production Reports including Production, Disposition and Income reports.
Click here to read what other reports are being suspended.
Before deciding upon the program suspensions, NASS says it "reviewed its survey programs against mission- and user-based criteria as well as the amount of time remaining in the fiscal year to conduct the surveys with the goal of finding available cost savings and maintaining the strongest data in service to agriculture."
Click here to read more about sequestration and its possible effects on the industry. PD
—From USDA news release