From left: Michael Scuse ; Undersecretary; Farm and Foreign Agricultuaral Services, Pat Solon, Streator, Illinois, Pat Duncanson, Duncanson Growers, Mapleton, Minnesota and Dan Anderson, Anderson Wheat Farms, Haxton, Colorado discuss the agricultural economy after the release of the United States Department of Agriculture’s, National Agricultural Statistics Service, March Agricultural Survey to USDA cabinet members, agricultural journalist, guest farmers, NASS employees and interns at the USDA, NASS Lockup in Washington, DC, Thursday, March 31, 2011. The NASS lockup is agricultural commodity information held until the Secretary of Agricultural or Secretary’s Designee has signed and released the information. Undersecretary Scuse signed as the Secretary of Agriculture’s designee releasing the information. The signing is the official act of recognizing the information as an official USDA document. USDA Photo by Bob Nichols.