QID Agricultural Farm Labor - Oct 2021

Agricultural Labor

0109 - Agricultural Labor Survey - October 2021

Agricultural Labor

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AGRICULTURAL LABOR SURVEY OCTOBER 2021

OMB No. 0535-0109

Approval Expires: 2/28/2022 Project Code: 956

SurveyId: 4012



USDA/NASS

United States Department of Agriculture

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE

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.


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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.]

  2. Since June 1, 2021 have you or will you (name on label)--

    1. grow any crops or cut hay?

  • [Check if name label verified]

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

    • Yes - Go to page 2 No - Continue

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

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

      • Yes - Go to page 2 No - Continue

    1. sell any agricultural products?

      • Yes - Go to page 2 No - Continue

    2. receive government agricultural payments? [EXCLUDE government payments received as a landlord.]

      • Yes - Go to page 2 No - Continue

    3. have more than 19 acres of idle cropland or more than 99 acres of pastureland?

      • Yes - Go to page 2 No - Go to page 11



  1. Are the day-to-day decisions for this operation made by one individual, a hired manager, or partners? (Check one)


For Office Use Only

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1One individual - Go to Section 1 on Page 3 8A hired manager - Go to Section 1 on Page 3 2Partners - Continue

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  1. Shape6 How many individuals are involved in the day-to-day decisions of this operation?.......

Enter the number of partners. Include the partner named on the label.

Partners jointly operate land and share in decision making. Do not include landlords and tenants as partners.


  1. Please identify the other person(s) in this partnership, then go to Section 1, Page 3.

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

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Section 1 - PAID WORKERS for October


October 2021


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Instructions for Reporting Agricultural Workers


  • Agricultural workers are workers directly hired and paid by the farm operation to perform work on a farm or ranch in connection with the production of agricultural products.


  • Include part-time workers, paid family members, hired managers, and workers on paid leave. Include workers regardless of method of pay (hourly, salaried, piece rate, etc.).


  • Do not include workers hired through a contractor, custom workers (workers hired to use their machines to perform a service on the farm e.g., combining, fertilizing), retail workers, or value added workers (workers who materially alter the form of the product produced e.g., winery, dairy manufacturing plant workers).



  1. Did this operation have agricultural workers on the payroll during the week of October 10th through October 16th?


600 1 Yes [Continue]

3 No [Go to page 6]

Shape27 2 Don't Know [Go to page 6]


  1. How many agricultural workers did you have on the payroll during the week of October 10th through October 16th? ........................................................................................................................




  1. Shape28 In 2021, how many of the agricultural workers on the payroll that week will be paid by this operation for 150 days or more of work?............................................................................................


Section 1- PAID WORKERS for October (continued)


  1. In the table below, report all agricultural workers on the payroll during the week of October 10th through October 16th


    • Report workers under the worker code (provided on page 5) in which they are working, not under the worker code for which they have been trained.

    • Report workers who fall under the same worker code on a single line.

    • Report the total hours and wages paid to the group of workers during the week of October 10th through October 16th.

    • Record each worker only once.

    • If the worker performs work in two or more worker codes, report them under the worker code that requires the highest level of skill. If there is no measurable difference in skill requirements, report workers under the worker code in which they spend the most time.

    • For salaried employees, report the standard amount of hours worked on your operation.

    • Gross wages are the total amount paid to workers before taxes and other deductions. Include the worker’s share of social security and unemployment insurance, but exclude the employer’s share. Include in-kind payments (e.g., agricultural product like a side of beef, bushels of grain, etc.) provided in lieu of wages for work done. In-kind payments do not include benefits such as housing, meals or insurance.



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)

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Office Use Only Completion Code Usability





Worker Code for Sections 1 and 2

Code

Work Hired to Do

CROP, NURSERY AND GREENHOUSE WORKERS


11

Agricultural Equipment Operators - Crop, Nursery and Greenhouse:

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


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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.

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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: Specify:

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


LIVESTOCK WORKERS


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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.


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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.

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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.

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

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

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All Other Livestock Workers: Specify:

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


SUPERVISORS



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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.

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First-Line Supervisors of Farm Workers:

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


OTHER WORKERS



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Agricultural Inspectors:

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

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Animal Breeders:

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


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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.


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Any Other Worker Not Listed Above: Specify:

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 for July


July 2021


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Instructions for Reporting Agricultural Workers


  • Agricultural workers are workers directly hired and paid by the farm operation to perform work on a farm or ranch in connection with the production of agricultural products.


  • Include part-time workers, paid family members, hired managers, and workers on paid leave. Include workers regardless of method of pay (hourly, salaried, piece rate, etc.).


  • Do not include workers hired through a contractor, custom workers (workers hired to use their machines to perform a service on the farm e.g., combining, fertilizing), retail workers, or value added workers (workers who materially alter the form of the product produced e.g., winery, dairy manufacturing plant workers).





  1. Did this operation have agricultural workers on the payroll during the week of July 11th through July 17th?


600 1 Yes [Continue]

3 No [Go to page 8]

Shape30 2 Don't Know [Go to page 8]


  1. How many agricultural workers did you have on the payroll during the week of July 11th through July 17th?.........................................................................................................................




  1. Shape31 In 2021, how many of the agricultural workers on the payroll that week will be paid by this operation for 150 days or more of work?............................................................................................


Section 1- PAID WORKERS for July (continued)


  1. In the table below, report all agricultural workers on the payroll during the week of July 11th through July 17th.


    • Report workers under the worker code (provided on page 5) in which they are working, not under the worker code for which they have been trained.

    • Report workers who fall under the same worker code on a single line.

    • Report the total hours and wages paid to the group of workers during the week of July 11th through July 17th.

    • Record each worker only once.

    • If the worker performs work in two or more worker codes, report them under the worker code that requires the highest level of skill. If there is no measurable difference in skill requirements, report workers under the worker code in which they spend the most time.

    • For salaried employees, report the standard amount of hours worked on your operation.

    • Gross wages are the total amount paid to workers before taxes and other deductions. Include the worker’s share of social security and unemployment insurance, but exclude the employer’s share. Include in-kind payments (e.g., agricultural product like a side of beef, bushels of grain, etc.) provided in lieu of wages for work done. In-kind payments do not include benefits such as housing, meals or insurance.




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)

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Section 3 - AGRICULTURAL WORKERS ON THE PAYROLL in 2021






  1. During 2021, what was the largest number of agricultural workers on the payroll on any one day?......................................................................................................


NONE

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Largest Number of Workers in 2021



  • Include part-time workers, paid family members, hired managers, and workers on paid leave. Include workers regardless of method of pay (hourly, salaried, piece rate, etc.).


  • Do not include workers hired through a contractor, custom workers (workers hired to use their machines to perform a service on the farm e.g., combining, fertilizing), retail workers, or value added workers (workers who materially alter the form of the product produced e.g., winery, dairy manufacturing plant workers).



  1. During 2021, 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 non-immigrant 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 4 - Value of Sales



  1. Please classify this operation in terms of the gross value of sales and government agricultural payments in 2020. INCLUDE: sales of all crops, livestock, poultry, and livestock products (milk, eggs, etc.) sold in 2020.

    • the value of hay, silage, and other crops harvested in 2020, but not sold.

    • the value of all crops, livestock, and poultry produced under contract in 2020.

    • landlord’s share of government payments and crops sold in 2020. EXCLUDE dollars received on land rented to others.

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$0 - $999

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$50,000 - $99,999

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$100,000 - $249,999

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$250,000 - $499,999

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$500,000 - $999,999

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$1,000,000 - $4,999,999

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$5,000,000 and over


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  1. Is the 2021 gross value of sales and government agricultural payments for this operation less than $1,000?

    • Yes - Continue No - Skip to Item 4

  2. Record all 2021 crops, land uses, and livestock or poultry now on the total acres operated, then go to Item 4, next page.

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Field Crops Intended For

Land Use

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

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

Summer Fallow .............................

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Harvest

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Other Crops Cut Christmas Trees

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Livestock


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

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



Pasture/Rangeland Cropland Used Only For Pasture

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

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


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Aquaculture

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

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

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

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

Fruits/Nuts

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Vegetables/Melons

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Berries

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Cattle Dairy................

Cattle Other................

Chickens.......................

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

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

Mules/Burros ................

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TOTAL POINTS

861

PASTURE POINTS

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Section 4 - Value of Sales (continued)

  1. Of the farm or ranch income reported, which of these categories represents the largest portion of the gross income from this operation?


Code

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

(corn, flaxseed, grain silage and forage, grains and oilseeds, popcorn, rice, 1

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

2 – Tobacco ................................................................................................................... 2

3 – Cotton and Cottonseed .......................................................................................... 3

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

(beets, cabbage, cantaloupes, pumpkins, sweet corn, 4

tomatoes, watermelons, vegetable seeds, etc.)

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

(almonds, apples, blueberries, cherries, grapes, hazelnuts, kiwifruit, 5

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

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

(bedding plants, bulbs, cut flowers, flower seeds, foliage plants, 6

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

Shape49 7 – Cut Christmas Trees and Short Rotation Woody Crops ..................................... 7

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

(grass seed, hay and grass silage, hops, maple syrup, mint, 8

peanuts, sugarcane, sugarbeets, CRP, etc.)

9 – Hogs and Pigs ......................................................................................................... 9

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

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

(beef and dairy cattle for breeding stock, fed cattle, beef and dairy cull animals, stockers and feeders, veal calves, etc.)

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

(wool, mohair, milk and cheese)

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

(burros and donkeys)

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

(broilers, chickens, turkeys, ducks, eggs, emus, geese, hatchlings, ostriches, pigeons, pheasants, quail, poultry products, etc.)

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15 Aquaculture .............................................................................................................

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

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

(honey bees, honey, rabbits, fur-bearing animals, semen, manure, other animal specialties, etc.)

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Section 5 - Change in Operator


Complete this section only if all questions in Item 2 on the face page are answered "No".

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

    • Yes - Go to Item 2 No - Continue

  1. Will the land be used for any agricultural purpose by you (the operator), or anyone else in the next year? Include growing crops, grains, row crops, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables, or specialty crops, raising any livestock, poultry or bees.

    • Yes Don't Know No

(Regardless of answer to above, write a note to explain the situation, then go to Section 6.)










  1. Was the operator (name on label) operating a farm or ranch on June 1, 2021?

    • Yes - Continue No - Continue

  2. Please provide the following information for the operation that has taken over the land: What is the name and address of the new operation?

Operation Name:


Operator Name:



Address:



City: State: Zip:



Phone: ( ) -

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  1. Was the (item 3) new operation in business before June 1, 2021?

    • Yes - Go to Section 6 No - Continue


  1. Is the (item 3) operation managed?

    • Yes - Go to Section 6 No - Continue


  1. Were any of the individuals associated with the (item 3) new operation operating land individually before June 1, 2021?


    • Yes - Go to Section 6 No - Go to Section 6

Section 6 - Conclusion


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

    • Yes - Continue No - Go to Item 2


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    Operation Name: Address: City: State: ZIP:

    check

    if cell phone

    Phone: ( )

    What is the name of the other operation(s)?.........

  2. Was this additional operation in business before June 1, 2021?

    • Yes - Continue No - Continue



[ENUMERATOR NOTE: IF ADDITIONAL OPERATION IS INDIVIDUAL OR PARTNERSHIP, answer item 2 below and

complete a separate questionnaire for the additional operation.]



  1. Comments:








To receive the complete results of this survey on the release date, go to: nass.usda.gov/results

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Operation Email: (if different from above) Operation Phone:

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Respondent Name: Respondent Phone (if different from

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Date:



This completes the survey. Thank you for your help.


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3-Acct/Bkpr 4-Partner

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  2. PATI (Tel)

  3. PAPI (Face-to- Face)

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