December 14, 2007
December 14, 2007 - Joseph J. Prusacki has been named director of the statistics division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Prusacki succeeds Steve Wiyatt, who retires Jan. 3 after 34 years of service to NASS.
As statistics division director, Prusacki will be responsible for the forecasts and estimates published in nearly 500 national statistical reports each year covering all facets of U.S. agriculture. He also replaces Wiyatt as executive director of the Agricultural Statistics Board.