C-FARE –AAEA invites members of the profession to submit peer or self-nominations for the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics to firstname.lastname@example.org. The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is seeking the nomination of individuals to serve on its Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics which advises the Secretary of Agriculture on the scope, timing, content, etc., of the periodic censuses and surveys of agriculture, other related surveys, and the types of information to obtain from respondents concerning agriculture. The Committee also prepares recommendations regarding the content of agriculture reports and presents the views and needs for data of major suppliers and users of agriculture statistics. The September 18, 2014 Federal Register Notice was issued on September 8, 2014 by Renee Picanso who is the Associate Administrator of the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Please send information for nominees (name and contact) to represent the agricultural and applied economics profession on the Advisory Committee to the Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (email: email@example.com) by October 8 at the very latest. The September 18, 2014 USDA NASS Federal Register Notice is posted at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-09-18/html/2014-22271.htm