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An International Conference on Agricultural Statistics

~ March 18 - 20, 1998 ~

 

 

 

~ Proceedings ~

 

edited by

Theresa E. Holland

Marcel P.R. Van den Broecke

 

 

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Table of Contents

Introduction (title, dedication, preface, table of contents)   page-i
Agricultural Statistics 2000:  Opening Remarks  

~ Fred Vogel, Program Chair, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA
~ Marcel P.R. Van den Broecke, Director, International Statistical Institute
~ Donald M. Bay, Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA

page-1
Agricultural Statistics Requirements and Uses  
Agricultural Statistics for Public Policy Issues
~ Keith Collins, United States Department of Agriculture
page-7

Agricultural Statistics for Private Sector and Global Marketing
~ Daniel G. Amstutz, North American Export Grain Association

page-13
Agricultural Statistics for Environmental Monitoring and Policy
~ Kevin Parris, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
page-16
Agricultural Statistics for Rural Development
~ Ray D. Bollman, Statistics Canada
page-29

International Standards and Definitions for Agricultural Statistics and Requirements for World Census of Agriculture
~ L. Odell Larson & Pratap Narain, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

page-42
Discussion
~ Michael Ward, The World Bank
page-51
Sources of Agricultural Statistics - Part 1  
Experience with Annual Censuses of Agriculture
~ Glen Sward, Geoff Heffernan & Alan Mackay, Australian Bureau of Statistics
page-59
Experiences with Census of Agriculture in Africa
~ Ben Kiregyera, FAO Consultant, Ministry of Agriculture, Tanzania
page-71
Agricultural Census and Improvement of Rural Statistics in China
~ Zhu Xiangdong, State Statistical Bureau, People’s Republic of China
page-83
Sampling Strategy for Agricultural Censuses and Surveys in Developing Countries
~ Isidoro P. David, Asian Development Bank
page-96
Integration of Administrative Data with Survey and Census Data
~ Michael Trant & Patricia Whitridge, Statistics Canada
page-107
Discussion
~ Bal B.P.S. Goel, Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute
page-115
Sources of Agricultural Statistics - Part 2  
Crop Cutting vs. Farmer Reports - Review of Swedish Findings
~ Lars Hagblad, Statistics Sweden
page-123
Agrometeorological Crop Yield Forecasting Methods
~ René Gommes, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
page-133

Statistics Canada’s Near Real-Time Crop Condition Assessment Program
Utilizing NOAA AVHRR Data - Remote Sensing, GIS and the Internet
~ Gordon C. Reichert, Paul R. Nixon & Richard N. Dobbins, Statistics Canada

page-142
Data Collection for Environmental Monitoring of the Agriculture Industry
~ Sarah Coleman, Nicholas Stathis, Geoff Heffernan & Alan Mackay, Australian Bureau of Statistics
page-149
Surveys for Farm Structure, Agricultural Accounts and Total Income of Agricultural Households
~ Berkeley Hill, Wye College, University of London, UK
page-162
Discussion
~ Ulf Jorner, Statistics Sweden
page-173
Advancements in Survey Methodology and Analysis  
The National Resources Inventory and its Role in U.S. Agriculture
~ J. Jeffery Goebel, Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA
page-181
Land Cover and Land Use Classification using TER-UTI 
~ Christian Gay & Jean-Claude Porchier, Service Central des Enquêtes et Études Statistiques, France
page-193

Utilization of Document Imaging Technology by the 1996 Canadian Census of Agriculture
~ Mel Jones & Ivan Green, Statistics Canada

page-202
New Methods of Editing and Imputation
~ Svein Nordbotten, University of Bergen, Norway
page-220
Partial Overlap Samples and Combining Information
~ Wayne A. Fuller, Iowa State University, USA
page-229
Small Area Estimation in India - Crop Yield and Acreage Statistics
~ B.D. Tikkiwal, Institute of Developmental Research and Statistics, India
& G.C. Tikkiwal, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, India
page-238
Discussion
~ Francisco Javier Gallego, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
page-251
Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems for Agricultural Statistics  

New Elements for Harmonized Approaches on Land Cover/Land Use Information Systems
~ Jean Meyer-Roux & A. Annoni, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission,
 
C. Vidal & D.W. Heath, Statistical Office of the European Communities,  & C. Duhamel, CESD-Communautaire

page-257
Area Frame Sample Designs:  A Comparison with the MARS Project 
~ Elisabetta Carfagna, University of Bologna, Italy
page-261
Remote Sensing in Mexico
~ Juan Manuel Galarza & Guillermo Arita, Centro de Estadística Agropecuaria, Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería y Desarrollo Rural, México
page-278
Crop Monitoring in Morocco Using Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems: From a Management Perspective
~ Seghir Bouzaffour, Ministry of Agriculture, Morocco & George Hanuschak, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA
page-282
GIS Use in the Framework of a National Statistical Office: Establishment of Land Use Statistics and Geocoding of National Censuses 
~ Rainer Humbel, Swiss Federal Statistical Office
page-291
Discussion
~ George Hanuschak, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA
page-305
Future Perspectives for Agricultural Statistics  
Issues and Concerns for Developed Countries
~ Andreas Lindner, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
page-311
Issues and Concerns for Emerging Market Countries
~ Irena Orenik, Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
page-323
Issues and Concerns for Developing Countries
~ Ladislav Kabat, L. Naiken, A. David Marshall & Pratap Narain, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
page-332
Technological Trends in Statistics: the Dutch Perspective
~ Wouter J. Keller, Statistics Netherlands & Marcel P.R. Van den Broecke, International Statistical Institiute
page-341
Trends Affecting Agricultural Statisticians
~ Rich Allen, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA
page-343
Discussion
~ Kelley White, Economic Research Service, USDA
page-351
Agricultural Statistics 2000:  Closing Remarks
~ Fred Vogel, Program Chair, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA
page-355
Contributed Papers  
Spatial Sampling Strategies
~ Luis Ambrosio Flores & Luis Iglesias Martínez, U.P.M. Madrid, Spain & Robert P. Haining, University of Sheffield, England
page-359
Eurostat’s Input and Candidate Countries: Agricultural Statistics
~ Giuseppe Calo, Statistical Office of the European Communities
page-361
Issues on a Food Consumption Survey in Korea
~ Ji-Hyeon Choi, Korea Rural Economic Institute
page-364

How GIS Technology Can Answer Information Needs on Agricultural New Open Markets
~ Marie-Christine Delucq & Damien Lepoutre, GEOSYS, Ramonville, France

page-366
Inequality in Israeli Agriculture
~ Elana Dror & Haim Regev, Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel
page-369
Linux: International UNIX and Freeware for Statisticians
~ Charles M. Fleming & Jameson Burt, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA
page-371
Maize Yield Forecast Based on Cob Size
~ Bal B.P.S. Goel, Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute
page-374
Sampling Design for a Farm Household Economy Survey in Korea
~ Jongwoo Jeon, Seoul National University & Kyu Seong Kim, University of Seoul, Republic of Korea
page-377
The Argentine National Census of Agriculture of 1998
~ Delia Keller, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, Argentina
page-379
Experiences with Census of Agriculture in Korea
~ Dong-Keun Kim, Agricultural Statistics & Information Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry, Korea
page-381
A New Estimating Method for Normal Yield of Rice
~ Fumio Nakayama & Koji Kitamura, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, Japan
page-383
Making Objective Crop Forecasts
~ G.S. Ram, Ministry of Agriculture, India
page-385
Unbiased Estimation of Production Total Using Specific Sampling Designs
~ M. Ruiz Espejo, UNED, Madrid, Spain, & Housila P. Singh & Rajesh Singh, Vikram University, India
page-387
Estimation of Per-Farm Indexes for Each Product Sector from a Farm Management Survey
~ Shomei Tsukibayashi, Aichi University, Japan
page-389
The Evolution of the Official Australian Agricultural Statistics Collection System
~ Edward Whybrow, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Australia
page-391
Market Information Service for Fresh Food in Japan
~ Masao Yoshida, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan
page-394
   
Appendix A:  Index of Authors and Presenters page-399
Appendix B:  Conference Program  page-401
Appendix C:  Conference Participants (alphabetically, by country, map of countries represented) page-405

 

 


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