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Introduction to Data Sets: USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Demographic Statistics

Part of APDU’s Public Data University series, this webinar serves as a baseline learning experience and systematic overview of demographic statistics at the Introduction to Data Sets: National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Demographic Statistics. This presentation will explore the following questions:

  • What data are collected? Who are the primary users? USDA-NASS-Logo
  • What research questions are most frequently answered with the agency’s data set?
  • How are the data collected? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
  • How frequently are the data updated? At what level geography are they collected?
  • What is the delay between the reference period and publication?
  • How are the data disseminated? How is the agency’s web delivery system structured?
  • Who can the user contact if they want to know more about the data program?

Speaker:
Virginia Harris, Statistician, USDA – National Agricultural Statistics Service

Course:
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Demographic Statistics 101 (Intro to Data Sets)

Cost:
Free, APDU & C2ER members and LMI Institute member states
$50, nonmembers