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: migrant workers, hired labor, farm labor, and wages Latest Release: May 30, 2019
NASS Farm Cost Situation
An annual report with commentary about farm expenditures , the sources of changes in farm costs, and forecasts about costs and net-farm income in different sectors and/or regions of the US in the coming year. Production expenditures, cost-price relationships, long-term costs, and variations are also analyzed. Items detailed in the report include farm and non-farm goods and services, including taxes, insurance, interest and wage rates, feed and livestock, seed, fertilizer, real estate, pesticides, and supplies and machinery. The Farm Cost Situation report was published biannually between 1955 and 1963 and annually between 1964 and 1973.
Category: Agriculture Economics and Management:Farm Input and Expenditures Keyword: taxes, farm income, wages, production costs, and expenditures Latest Release: Feb 14, 1973