Crop reporting service endured tough year

by | Nov 18, 2019 | 5 Ag Stories, News, Trade Talk 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is called the ?gold standard? for crop reporting. This year, however, many farmers disagreed with their data.

In one instance, a death threat was made against the official who traveled with the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour. I spoke with this man last week at the 76th annual National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention. He had an interesting story, from a statistician?s perspective.

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