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

As a result of frequent use of surveys in agricultural assets estimation there's a extensive and recognizable curiosity in equipment and methods to gather and strategy agricultural info. This ebook brings jointly the information of lecturers and specialists to extend the dissemination of the newest advancements in agricultural statistics. accomplishing a census, establishing frames and registers and utilizing administrative facts for statistical reasons are coated and matters coming 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 examine on agricultural records from specialists during this field.Provides a radical and lots more and plenty wanted assessment of advancements inside of agricultural statistics.Contains summaries for every bankruptcy, delivering a helpful reference framework for these new to the field.Based upon a variety of key methodological papers provided on the ICAS convention sequence, up to date and accelerated to deal with present issues.Covers conventional statistical methodologies together with sampling and weighting.This ebook presents a miles wanted advisor to undertaking surveys of land use and to the most recent advancements in agricultural records. Statisticians drawn to agricultural data, agricultural statisticians in nationwide records workplaces and statisticians and researchers utilizing survey method will make the most of this booklet.

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The possibilities for cross-checking anything are rapidly diminishing. Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting for Forests uses an exhaustive questionnaire. Data have been collected once as a test and a second time in 2007. The proposal is therefore to further simplify the questionnaire and to collect these data every 5 years, which would be adequate for the slow rate of change in forestry. ) covered in one of the tables could be collected yearly. Agri-environmental indicators The requirement to include environmental assessments in all policy areas has led to the collection in the EU of a set of 28 agri-environmental indicators; these have been selected from a group of 75 indicators that are usually collected.

Agricultural statistics will be pushed to deliver small-area information. Surveys based on samples are an important instrument (with a sufficient coverage, of course). Multi-purpose surveys with a georeference are seen as important sources for data to be complemented with spatial agricultural information. Next to this approach, aggregated municipal or regional information is also considered important information on this level. Integrated economic and environmental accounting At the aggregated level, sound indicators that give a good insight into the mechanism of agricultural society in relation to the economy and environment are needed.

Data collection and pre-validation are carried out through, for example, the use of the Web Forms system which ensures the management of deadlines and monitors the data traffic. Statistics on crop production The traditional statistics on crop production correspond in general to four families of data. First, the Early Estimates for Crop Products (EECP) provide, for cereals and certain other crops, data on area, yield and production before the harvest. Second, the current crop statistics provide at national level, for a given product, the area, yield and production harvested during the crop year.

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