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2012 Iowa NAHMS Swine Study

The Iowa NASS Field Office held a successful training workshop on June 26-27, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa to prepare for the National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) Swine 2012 study. More than 40 NASDA supervisors and enumerators attended the session. NASDA’s NASS Program Director Charlie Ingram also participated in the workshop activities. The NASS Field Office Team included…

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2012 Wisconsin June Survey Training Workshop

The Wisconsin NASS Field Office held a successful Mid-Year Workshop in Madison, Wisconsin on May 22-23, 2012 to prepare for the June Area Survey (JAS). There 5 NASDA supervisors and more than 30 Enumerators who attended the session. NASDA’s NASS Program Director Charlie Ingram also participated in the workshop activities. The NASS Field Office Team included Director Bob Battaglia,…

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2012 Texas June Survey Training Workshop

The Texas NASS Field Office held a successful Mid-Year Workshop in Abilene, Texas on May 15-16, 2012 to prepare for the June Area Survey (JAS). There were 13 NASDA Supervisors and 31 Enumerators who attended the session. NASDA’s NASS Program Director Charlie Ingram and Kevin Barnes, NASS HQ Director of Western Field Operations, also participated in the workshop activities. The Texas…

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2012 South Carolina June Survey Training Workshop

The South Carolina NASS Field Office held a successful Mid-Year Workshop in Columbia, South Carolina on May 10-11, 2012 to prepare for the June Area Survey (JAS). About 20 NASDA supervisors and enumerators attended the session. NASDA’s NASS Program Director Charlie Ingram also participated in the workshop activities. The NASS Field Office Team included Director Eddie Wells, Deputy…

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2012 NASS Mid-Year Workshop

NASS held a successful Mid-Year Workshop at the National Operations Center (NOC) in St. Louis, Missouri on April 24-27, 2012 to prepare for the upcoming June Area Survey. It was the first training for the June Survey to be held at the NOC which opened in October 2011. The workshop was primarily designed for NASS Field Office statisticians and staff and there were participants from 43…

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2012 Missouri CAPI Training Workshop

The NASS Missouri Field Office held a successful CAPI (Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing) Training Workshop on April 16-17, 2012 in Columbia, Missouri. There were 6 NASDA Supervisors and 24 Enumerators who attended the workshop.  NASDA’s NASS Program Director Charlie Ingram participated in the workshop. The NASS Team did a great job coordinating the meeting and assisted in the…

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2012 New Mexico and Arizona CAPI Training Workshops

New Mexico CAPI WorkshopThe NASS New Mexico Field Office held a successful CAPI (Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing) Training Workshop on March 26-27, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.With CAPI, enumerators use Apple’s new iPad as the data entry device to display NASS survey questionnaires and enter survey data during their visits with agricultural producers. This is an exciting…

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2012 Mississippi & Alabama CAPI Training Workshops

Mississippi CAPI WorkshopThe NASS Mississippi Field Office held a successful CAPI (Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing) Training Workshop on March 19-20, 2012 in Jackson, Mississippi.With CAPI, enumerators use Apple’s new iPad as the data entry device to display NASS survey questionnaires and enter survey data during their visits with agricultural producers. This is an exciting step…

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2011 NASDA Enumerators and Supervisors of the Year

Field EnumeratorsDonna Rath (KY): For exemplary performance in the collection of high quality agricultural data and outstanding public relations and dependability.Diane McPhee (MI): For providing outstanding service to Michigan Agriculture.Jerry McRae (TX): For outstanding leadership, valuable, contributions and dedicated service to NASDA in his role as a Texas Field Enumerator.James…