NASS to Resume Colony Loss Data Collection
USAgNet - 09/16/2019
After a one quarter suspension due to resource constraints, the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service announced late last week that it will resume the Colony Loss Survey with the Oct. 1 reference date.
The survey results, which include quarterly data on honey bee colony numbers and death loss, will be released in the August 2020 Honey Bee Colonies report.
This report allows USDA, researchers, beekeepers, and other interested parties to compare quarterly losses, additions, and movements and to analyze the data on a state-by-state basis.