The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service sent out its first Hemp Acreage and Production Survey last week to 569 Minnesota producers.
The national hemp survey will collect information on the total planted and harvested area, yield, production, and value of hemp in the United States.
“The Hemp Acreage and Production Survey will provide critical data about the hemp industry to assist producers, regulatory agencies, state governments, processors, and other key industry entities,” says Dan Lofthus, NASS Minnesota state statistician.
Survey recipients are asked to respond securely online here, using the 12-digit survey code mailed with the survey, or survey recipients can mail completed questionnaires back in the prepaid envelope provided.
Lofthus says a quick turnaround on mailed and online surveys would be appreciated. Data will also be collected by phone through the month of November.
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