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Agricultural Survey Methods by Roberto Benedetti, Federica Piersimoni, Marco Bee, Giuseppe

By Roberto Benedetti, Federica Piersimoni, Marco Bee, Giuseppe Espa

End result of the common use of surveys in agricultural assets estimation there's a vast and recognizable curiosity in equipment and methods to gather and technique agricultural info. This e-book brings jointly the information of lecturers and specialists to extend the dissemination of the newest advancements in agricultural data. engaging in a census, developing frames and registers and utilizing administrative info for statistical reasons are lined and concerns bobbing up from pattern layout and estimation, use of distant sensing, administration of knowledge caliber and dissemination and research of survey information are explored.Key features:Brings jointly prime quality study on agricultural records from specialists during this field.Provides an intensive and masses wanted assessment of advancements inside of agricultural statistics.Contains summaries for every bankruptcy, delivering a worthy reference framework for these new to the field.Based upon a range of key methodological papers provided on the ICAS convention sequence, up-to-date and multiplied to handle present issues.Covers conventional statistical methodologies together with sampling and weighting.This ebook presents a miles wanted consultant to accomplishing surveys of land use and to the newest advancements in agricultural information. Statisticians drawn to agricultural records, agricultural statisticians in nationwide facts places of work and statisticians and researchers utilizing survey technique will make the most of this e-book.

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An important consideration for this redesign is a decrease in the overlap of data systems with those of other international organizations, such as the FAO. Forestry statistics The Forest Action Programme of the European Communities, adopted in 1989, and more specifically Regulation (EEC) No. 1615/89 establishing a European Forestry Information and Communication System, are the basis for the collection of EU forestry statistics, not only on the present situation of woodlands and their structure and the production and consumption of wood, but also on developments in the afforestation of agricultural land, the forestry situation in the various regions of the Community, and the exploitation, processing and marketing of forest products.

It can be concluded that cooperation, especially on the traditional agricultural statistics, needs to be improved. At a recent EU–FAO meeting (in Brussels in December 2008) the need for closer cooperation was emphasized. For fisheries and forestry, relations are considered to be good. Compared to other fields of statistics, the international global cooperation in agricultural statistics has not resulted in many overarching groups such as city groups. The only relevant city group is the Wye Group as mentioned earlier.

Small farms routinely enter and exit at a faster pace than larger, more commercial size farms. To keep coverage high for farm numbers, the NASS must keep rebuilding its lists. Additionally, before conducting the 2007 Census of Agriculture, the NASS recognized the extensive interest in minority farm numbers and specialty commodity farms and attempted to improve the reliability of these data through extensive list-building efforts. Estimates for small domains and areas An issue already reflected on earlier in this chapter is the increasing demand for data for small domains.

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