Form QID 180028 QID 180028 Agricultural Labor Survey - January 2019 - Quarterly Sur

Agricultural Labor

0109 - Ag Labor Jan 2019

Agricultural Labor

OMB: 0535-0109

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AGRICULTURAL LABOR SURVEY - January 2019


OMB No. 0535-0109

Approval Expires: 3/31/2021

Project Code: 956 QID: 180028

SMetaKey: 4012

Version: 99




Quarterly Version 2

United States

Department of

Agriculture









NATIONAL

AGRICULTURAL

STATISTICS

SERVICE







USDA/NASS

National Operations Division

9700 Page Avenue, Suite 400

St. Louis, MO 63132-1547

Phone: 1-888-424-7828

Fax: 1-855-415-3687

E-mail: [email protected]
















The information you provide will be used for statistical purposes only. Your responses will be kept confidential and any person who willfully discloses ANY identifiable information about you or your operation is subject to a jail term, a fine, or both.  This survey is conducted in accordance with the Confidential Information Protection provisions of Title V, Subtitle A, Public Law 107-347 and other applicable Federal laws. For more information on how we protect your information please visit: https://www.nass.usda.gov/confidentiality. Response to this survey is voluntary.


According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The valid OMB control number is 0535-0109. The time required to complete this information collection is estimated to average 30 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information.





Attempted Contact


State

POID

Tract

Subtr.



Date

Time

Notes




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1. [Verify name and mailing address of this operation. Make any corrections necessary (including the correct operation name) on the label and continue.]

[Check if name label verified]

2. Since June 1, 2018 have you or will you (name on label)--

a. grow any crops or cut hay?

[Include grains, row crops, oilseeds, fruits, nuts, vegetables (including strawberries and melon crops), nursery and greenhouse, Christmas trees, and other specialty crops.]



1 Yes - [Go to page 2.] 3 No - [Continue.]

b. own or raise any livestock, poultry, bees or aquaculture?

[Include livestock and poultry owned, and any being raised under contract for someone else.]



1 Yes - [Go to page 2.] 3 No - [Continue.]

c. sell any agricultural products?



1 Yes - [Go to page 2.] 3 No - [Continue.]

d. receive government agricultural payments?

[Exclude government payments received as a landlord.]



1 Yes - [Go to page 2.] 3 No - [Continue.]


e. have more than 19 acres of idle cropland or more than

99 acres of pastureland?



1 Yes - [Go to page 2.] 3 No - [Go to page 11.]







OFFICE USE

3. Are the day-to-day decisions for this operation made by one individual,

a hired manager, or partners? [Check one]



R. UNIT



9921

1 One individual – [Go to page 3.]

8 A hired manager – [Go to page 3.]

2 Partners – How many partners make the day-to-day decisions?



SUB.



9941

Number


JUNE 1

[Enter number of partners, including operator, and then continue.]. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .



9930

4. Please identify the other person(s) in this partnership, then go to page 3.

(Verify partners’ names and make necessary corrections if names have already been entered.)

Name: __________________________________________


Name: __________________________________________

Address: ________________________________________


Address: ________________________________________

City: ____________________ State: ______ ZIP: _______


City: ____________________ State: ______ ZIP: _______

Phone: (______) - ______________________


Phone: (_______) - ____________________




Did this partner also operate land individually on

June 1, 2018?


Did this partner also operate land individually on

June 1, 2018 ?

Yes No


Yes No



Name: __________________________________________


Name: __________________________________________

Address: ________________________________________


Address: ________________________________________

City: ____________________ State: ______ ZIP: _______


City: ____________________ State: ______ ZIP: _______

Phone: (______) - _____________________


Phone: (_______) - ____________________




Did this partner also operate land individually on

June 1, 2018?


Did this partner also operate land individually on

June 1, 2018?

Yes No


Yes No




For Office Use Only


For Office Use Only


For Office Use Only


For Office Use Only

Stratum


Stratum


Stratum


Stratum

9922


9923


9927


9928

Ind. Op.


Ind. Op.


Ind. Op.


Ind. Op.

9924


9924


9924


9924





Section 1 - PAID WORKERS for JANUARY




January 2019



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20

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1. Did this operation have anyone on the payroll to do agricultural work the week of January 6th through January 12th?


INCLUDE:

  • Workers directly hired and paid by the farm operation

  • Part-time workers, paid family members, and hired managers

  • All hired workers regardless of method of pay (salaried, hourly, daily, monthly, piece rate, etc.)

  • Workers on paid leave (sick or vacation)


EXCLUDE:

  • Contract and custom workers

  • Retail workers and “value-added” workers


600 1Yes [Continue]

3No [Go to page 6]

2Don't Know [Go to page 6]



TOTAL NUMBER

2. How many workers did you have on payroll to do agricultural work the week of January 6th through January 12th?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

660



NUMBER OF WORKERS

3. In 2019, how many of these total paid workers for that week will be paid by this operation for 150 days or more of work?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

700










Office Use Only

599


10





Section 1 - PAID WORKERS for January (continued)



4. Fill out the table below for the workers paid to do agricultural work the week of January 6th through January 12th. Report workers who fall under the same worker code on a single line.


  • Record each worker only once

  • Report only one week of hours and wages for the reference week

  • Base wages include the minimum amount paid regardless of method of pay (salaried, hourly, piece rate, etc.) but exclude bonus and overtime pay

  • Bonus pay includes performance pay, hazard pay, other regularly paid bonuses, etc. that are paid in addition to the base wages


INCLUDE:

  • Workers directly hired and paid by the farm operation

  • Part-time workers, paid family members, and hired managers

  • Workers on paid leave (sick or vacation) (include typical hours and wages for the week)


EXCLUDE:

  • Contract and custom workers

  • Retail workers and “value-added” workers


Enter the Worker Code from

Page 5

Number of

Paid Workers

that week

Total

Hours Worked

that week

Total

Gross Wages

Paid that week


(Dollars)

How much of the Total Gross Wages Paid that week were….

Total

Base Wages


(Dollars)

Total

Bonus Wages


(Dollars)

Total

Overtime Wages


(Dollars)

12

60

3000

$42,000

$36,000

$6,000

$0

32

2

100

$1,500

$1,400

$0

$100

12

4

170

$2,120

$1,920

$200

$0

611

612

613

614

Xxx

xxx

xxx

611

612

613

614

Xxx

xxx

xxx

611

612

613

614

Xxx

xxx

xxx

611

612

613

614

Xxx

xxx

xxx

611

612

613

614

Xxx

xxx

xxx

611

612

613

614

Xxx

xxx

xxx

611

612

613

614

Xxx

Xxx

Xxx

611

612

613

614

Xxx

Xxx

Xxx





















Office Use Only Use – Completion Code - Usability

1 – Incomplete, Has Labor

2 – Incomplete, Unknown

3 – No Labor

698




Worker Code for Section 1

Code

Work Hired to Do



FIELD WORKERS


11

Agricultural Equipment Operators - Crop, Nursery and Greenhouse:

Drive and control farm equipment to till soil and to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops.

12

Farmworkers - Crop, Nursery and Greenhouse:

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts, horticultural specialties, field crops, Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; or cleaning, grading, sorting, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities.

13

Graders And Sorters - Crop, Nursery and Greenhouse Products:

Grade, sort, or classify agricultural crops by size, weight, color or condition.

14

Hand Packers And Packagers - Crop, Nursery and Greenhouse Products:

Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.

15

All Other Field Workers:

All agricultural workers working with crops, nursery or greenhouse products not included in codes 11-14.



LIVESTOCK WORKERS


20

Agricultural Equipment Operators – Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals: Drive and control heavy farm equipment while attending to live farm, ranch, or aquacultural animals and in harvest of unprocessed animal products.

21

Farmworkers - Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals: Attend to live farm, ranch, or aquacultural animals including cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, finfish, shellfish, and bees. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, milking, grazing, castrating, branding, de-beaking, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May conduct simple exams; maintain records; assist in births; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides. May clean and maintain animal housing areas.

22

Graders And Sorters - Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animal Products:

Grade, sort, or classify unprocessed food and other agricultural products by size, weight, color, or condition.

23

Hand Packers And Packagers - Farm, Ranch and Aquacultural Animal Products:

Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.

24

All Other Livestock Workers:

All agricultural workers working with farm, ranch and aquacultural animals or products not included in codes 20 – 23.



SUPERVISORS


31

Farmers, Ranchers and Other Agricultural Managers:

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, tree farms, or other agricultural establishments.

32

First-Line Supervisors of Farm Workers:

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, aquacultural, and related workers.



OTHER WORKERS


41

Agricultural Inspectors:

Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment and facilities, and aquacultural operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.

42

Animal Breeders:

Select and breed animals according to their genealogy, characteristics, and offspring.

43

Pesticide Handlers and Sprayers:

Mix or apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides through sprays, dusts, vapors, soil incorporation, or chemical application to all crops including nursery and greenhouse products and facilities, and livestock, and livestock facilities. Usually requires specific training and state or federal certification. Excludes pilots who dust or spray crops from aircraft.

44

Any Other Worker Not Listed Above:

Including, but not limited to, mechanics, shop workers, truck drivers, accountants, bookkeepers, office workers. Excluding contract & custom workers, retail workers, and “value-added” workers.





Section 2 - PAID WORKERS IN 2018




1. During 2018, what was the largest number of hired workers on the payroll on any one day?



INCLUDE:

  • Workers directly hired and paid by the farm operation

  • Part-time workers, paid family members, and hired managers

  • All hired workers regardless of method of pay (salaried, hourly, daily, monthly, piece rate etc.)

  • Workers on paid leave (sick or vacation)



EXCLUDE:

  • Contract and custom workers

  • Retail workers and “value-added” workers ........................................................



None

………………………278………3

Largest Number of Workers in 2018

277





2. During 2018, did this operation have any H-2A temporary agricultural workers on the payroll?



The H-2A program allows agricultural employers who anticipate a shortage of domestic workers to bring nonimmigrant foreign workers to the U.S. to perform agricultural labor or services of a temporary or seasonal nature.

279 1 Yes


3 No


2 Don't Know









Section 3 - VALUE of SALES

1. Please classify this operation in terms of total gross value of sales

[Be sure sales represent only 2018 and earlier years’ production.]




Considering:

  • Sales of all crops, livestock, poultry, and livestock products (milk, eggs, etc.) sold in 2018.

  • The value of product removed for all crops, livestock, and poultry produced under contract

in 2018.

  • Sales of all miscellaneous agricultural products in 2018.

  • All government agricultural payments received in 2018.

  • Landlord’s share of government payments and crops sold in 2018.


a. What code represents the total gross value of sales, including government agricultural payments?

Total Value

GVS Code



None’ during 2018. . . . . . . . . . . .

99

Shape1









$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

1 ---

1,000 ---

2,500 ---

5,000 ---

10,000 ---

25,000 ---

50,000 ---

100,000 ---

250,000 ---

500,000 ---

1,000,000 ---

2,500,000 ---

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

999

2,499

4,999

9,999

24,999

49,999

99,999

249,999

499,999

999,999

2,499,999

4,999,999

….

….

….

….

….

….

….

….

….

….

….

….

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9 10

11

12

GVS Code

550


$


5,000,000 and over ………….

13







b. Does the GVS (gross value of sales) Code in Code Box 550 equal ‘1’ or ‘99’?

Yes - [Continue.] No - [Go to page 10, item 2.]

c. Record all 2019 crops, land uses, and livestock or poultry now on the total acres operated,
then go to page 10, item 2


Land Use

ACRES

Field Crops Intended For Harvest

ACRES

Other Crops

ACRES

CRP/WRP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

     




     

Cut Christmas Trees

     

Idle Cropland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

     




     




     

All Fallow Land . . . . . . . . . . . . .

     




     




     

____________________

     




     




     





Livestock

NUMBER

Government Payments

WHOLE

DOLLARS

Fruits/Nuts

ACRES

Cattle – Dairy . . . . . . .

     

CRP/WRP Payments . . . . . . . . .

     




     

Cattle – Other . . . . . . .

     

Other Gov’t Payments . . . . . . . . .

     




     

Chickens . . . . . . . . . .

     






     

Hogs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

     

Pasture/Rangeland


Cropland Used Only For Pasture

ACRES




     

Horses . . . . . . . . . . . .

     




     

Mules/Burros . . . . . . .

     

     






     

Permanent Pasture . . . . . . . . . . .

     

Vegetables/Melons

ACRES




     

Woodland Pasture . . . . . . . . . . .

     




     




     






     




     

Aquaculture

NUMBER




     


Office Use

Acres of Ponds in Use . . . . . . . .

     




TOTAL POINTS

Foodsize/Stockers . . . . . . . . . . . .

     

Berries

ACRES


552

Fingerlings/Broodfish . . . . . . . . .

     




     


PASTURE POINTS

Trout Eggs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

     




     


554




Section 3 - VALUE of SALES (continued)


2.

Of the farm or ranch income reported, which of these categories represents the largest

portion of the gross income from this operation?

Code







1 - Grains, Oilseeds, Dry Beans, and Dry Peas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1

Shape2




(corn, flaxseed, grain silage and forage, grains and oilseeds, popcorn, rice,

small grains, sorghum, soybeans, sunflowers, straw, etc.)






2 - Tobacco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2




3 - Cotton and Cottonseed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3




4 - Vegetables, Melons, Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4




(beets, cabbage, cantaloupes, pumpkins, sweet corn,

tomatoes, watermelons, vegetable seeds, etc.)






5 - Fruit, Tree Nuts and Berries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

5




(almonds, apples, blueberries, cherries, grapes, hazelnuts, kiwifruit,

oranges, pears, pecans, strawberries, walnuts, etc.)






6 - Nursery, Greenhouse, Floriculture and Sod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

6




(bedding plants, bulbs, cut flowers, flower seeds, foliage plants,

mushrooms, nursery potted plants, shrubbery, sod, etc.)






7 - Cut Christmas Trees and Short Rotation Woody Crops . . . . . . . . . . . .

7


FARM TYPE CODE


8 - Other Crops and Hay, CRP and Pasture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

8


551


(grass seed, hay and grass silage, hops, maple syrup, mint,

peanuts, sugarcane, sugarbeets, CRP, etc.)



9 - Hogs and Pigs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

9




10 - Milk and Other Dairy Products from Cows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

10




11 - Cattle and Calves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

11




(beef and dairy cattle for breeding stock, fed cattle, beef and dairy cull animals,

stockers and feeders, veal calves, etc.)






12 - Sheep, Goats, and their Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

12




(wool, mohair, milk and cheese)






13 - Horses, Ponies, and Mules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(burros and donkeys)

13




14 - Poultry and Eggs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

14




(broilers, chickens, turkeys, ducks, eggs, emus, geese, hatchlings,

ostriches, pigeons, pheasants, quail, poultry products, etc.)






15 - Aquaculture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

15




(catfish, trout, ornamental and other fish, mollusks, crustaceans, etc.)






16 - Other Animals and Other Animal Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

16




(bees, honey, rabbits, fur-bearing animals, semen, manure,

other animal specialties, etc.)























Section 4 - CHANGE IN OPERATOR

Complete this section only if you answered “NO” for all questions in item 2 on the face page.

1. Has the operation named on the label been sold, rented or turned over to someone else?


1 Yes - [Go to item 2] 3 No - [Complete item 1a ]

1a

Will the land be used for any agricultural purpose by you (the operator), or anyone else in the next year (including growing crops or raising livestock)?










1 Yes 2 Don’t Know 3 No







Regardless of answer to above, write a note to explain the situation, then go to page 12.




























2.

Please provide the following information for the operation that has taken over the land:



Operation Name: _______________________________________________________________________________


Operator Name: ________________________________________________________________________________


Address: ________________________________________ Phone: (________) - _________________________


City: ______________________________________________________ State: __________ ZIP: _________




3. Was this new operation, reported in item 2, in business before June 1, 2018?


1 Yes - [Go to page 12.]



3 No - [Continue.]





4.

Is this new operation managed?



1 Yes - [Go to page 12.]



3 No - [Continue.]





5.

Were any individuals associated with the new operation, reported in item 2 above, operating land

individually before June 1, 2018?


1 Yes - [Go to page 12.]


3 No - [Go to page 12.]






Section 6 - CONCLUSION




1. Do you (the operator named on the label) make any day - to - day decisions for ANOTHER farm or ranch?





1Yes - What is the name of this other operation? . . . .

Operation Name: __________________________________

3No - [Go to item 3 below.]

Address: ____________________________________


City: ______________

State:____

ZIP: ____


Phone: (______) ______________




[ENUMERATOR NOTE: IF ADDITIONAL OPERATION IS INDIVIDUAL OR PARTNERSHIP, answer item 2 below and complete a separate questionnaire for the additional operation.]



2. Was this additional operation in business before June 1, 2018?


1 Yes – [Continue.] 3 No – [Continue.]



COMMENTS:


3. SURVEY RESULTS: To receive the complete results of this survey on the release date, go to www.nass.usda.gov/Surveys/Guide_to_NASS_Surveys/

Would you rather have a brief summary mailed to you at a later date?

1 Yes 3 No

9990



Respondent

Name:



9911


Phone: (____) _____ ________


9910 MM DD YY


Date: __ __ __ __ __ __







Thank you for your help

OFFICE USE ONLY

Response

Respondent

Mode

Enum.

Eval.

Change

Office Use for POID

1-Comp

2-R

3-Inac

4-Office Hold

5-R – Est

6-Inac – Est

7-Off Hold – Est

9901

1-Op/Mgr

2-Sp

3-Acct/Bkpr

4-Partner

9-Oth


9902

1-PASI (Mail)

2-PATI (Tel)

3-PAPI (Face-

to-Face)

6-e-mail

7-Fax

19-Other

9903

9998

9900

9985








9989


__ __ __ - __ __ __ - __ __ __



Optional Use


9907

9908

9906

9916

S/E Name








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