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Impact of the 2012 Drought on Crop Production, Hubert Hamer, NASS

Friday, January 25, 2013 at 9:15 a.m.

Hubert Hamer, Chair of the Agricultural Statistics Board of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, discusses last year's drought, the most widespread since the 1950s, its impacts on livestock and meat production in the United States, and how other crops rebounded.


Presentation [PDF]

Biography: Hubert Hamer

Slide 1
Slide 1:
2012 Agriculture Year in Review [PDF]
Slide 2
Slide 2:
U.S. Drought - January 15, 2013 [PDF]
Slide 3
Slide 3:
2012 Crop Map of the United States [PDF]
Slide 4
Slide 4:
Percent Change in Production, 2011 to 2012 [PDF]
Slide 5
Slide 5:
Principal Crop Acreage and Feed Grain and Hay Prices, 2007-2012 [PDF]
Slide 6
Slide 6:
U.S. Hay Production, 1964-2012 [PDF]
Slide 7
Slide 7:
Prices Received Indexes by Month, Food Grains, Feed Grains & Hay, and Oilseeds [PDF]
Slide 8
Slide 8:
Prices Received Indexes by Month, Livestock Products, All Products, and All Crops [PDF]

Sources of Information:
Crop Production - 2012 Summary
Crop Production - Monthly
ERS Link: U.S. 2012 Drought: Farm and Food Impacts

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 25, 2014