This annual release contains regional and national data for self-employed, unpaid, and hired workers and wage rates for selected weeks; also included in the report are the hired worker numbers and wage rates for selected states and changes in farm workers per region. The data is published in wage rates by type of worker and number of workers and hours worked by region and U.S., as well as wage rates and hired workers by economic class of farm or type of farm. Finally, there is also data presented in hired workers and wages by the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system. Data for the report comes from the NASS Farm Labor Survey, which targets farms and ranches with $1,000 or more in agricultural sales or potential sales.
Category: Agriculture Economics and Management:Production Practices Keyword: farm labor, migrant workers, hired labor, and wages Latest Release: May 30, 2019
This report contains data concerning the injuries sustained by working and non-working youths under the age of 20. The data is presented on an age range basis, regional basis, and gender basis. The data found in this report results from a telephone survey of 50,000 farm operators to obtain information for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
Category: Agriculture Economics and Management:Safety and Injury Keyword: farm structure, occupational accidents, farm labor, agricultural health and safety, and youth Latest Release: Apr 5, 2012
This report contains the results of two independent surveys of growing and packing practices of fruits and vegetables. Growers were surveyed on field environment, agricultural water, organic fertilizers, harvest-field operations, harvest workers, and trace back systems. Packers were surveyed for information pertaining to packing workers, field packing, facility packing, and trace back systems. Almost all data in the report is presented in the form of percent of the total (grower or packer) population. Grower data is presented in "Percent of Farms" reporting an agricultural practice and the "Percent of Acres" on which this practice is applied, while packer data is presented in "Percent of Packers" and "Percent of Volume."
Category: Agriculture Economics and Management:Production Practices, Crops and Crop Products:Vegetables and Pulses, and Crops and Crop Products:Fruits Keyword: agrochemicals, agricultural structures and facilities, fertilizers, farm labor, and growers Latest Release: Jun 13, 2001