In carrying out subsection (a), the Secretary shall, at a minimum—
collect and distribute comprehensive reporting of prices relating to organically produced agricultural products;
conduct surveys and analysis and publish reports relating to organic production, handling, distribution, retail, and trend studies (including consumer purchasing patterns); and
develop surveys and report statistical analysis on organically produced agricultural products.
Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this subsection and annually thereafter, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate a report that—
describes the progress that has been made in implementing this section;
describes how data collection agencies (such as the Agricultural Marketing Service and the National Agricultural Statistics Service) are coordinating with data user agencies (such as the Risk Management Agency) to ensure that data collected under this section can be used by data user agencies, including by the Risk Management Agency to offer price elections for all organic crops; and
identifies any additional production and marketing data needs.
[Pub. L. 107–171, title VII, § 7407], May 13, 2002, [116 Stat. 461]; [Pub. L. 110–234, title X, § 10302], May 22, 2008, [122 Stat. 1347]; [Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a)], title X, § 10302, June 18, 2008, [122 Stat. 1664], 2108; [Pub. L. 112–240, title VII, § 701(g)(4)], Jan. 2, 2013, [126 Stat. 2366]; [Pub. L. 113–79, title X, § 10004(a)], Feb. 7, 2014, [128 Stat. 941]; [Pub. L. 115–334, title X, § 10103], Dec. 20, 2018, [132 Stat. 4898].)