Hello, I am currently working on our annual contribution of agriculture report for the state of Arkansas. I am using the 2013 data set and have noticed that there is a HUGE difference in employment numbers for the oilseed and grain sectors between 2012 and 2013. We are worried that publishing these lower values will bring about questioning by constituents from those industries. I'm wondering if you could explain the cause of the decreases shown in these sectors so we may validate the use of these numbers? Also, I know that in the past, agricultural employment was difficult for implan to estimate and it was therefore suggested that we make updates with our own data when possible. Is this still the case or have recent implan updates made agricultural employment data more accurate? Thanks!
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