The USDA is calling on nearly 50,000 cattle operations nationwide to report the latest and most accurate data on cattle inventories and calf production.

“The January Cattle Survey provides Alabama producers the opportunity to serve as the frontline source of data on cattle” says Bill Weaver, director of the Alabama Field Office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). “In Alabama, we’ll be contacting about 1,200 operations in order to measure trends in beef and dairy cattle inventories, calf crop and cattle operations.”

To make it as easy as possible for producers to participate, NASS offers the option of responding via telephone, mail, online or personal interview with a local NASS representative.

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