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2017 Ag Census Surveys in Your Mailbox this Week – Return by February 5

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) mailed the 2017 Census of Agriculture to the nation’s producers this week. Conducted once every five years, the census aims to get a complete and accurate picture of American agriculture. The resulting data are used by farmers, ranchers, trade associations, researchers, policymakers, and many …

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Panhandle Farm Facts from the 2012 Census of Agriculture

Every five years the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) sends out in-depth surveys to farmers called the Census of Agriculture, with numerous questions about specific farming operations.  While most farmers will admit that filling out surveys is not their favorite activity, the summarized information provides very useful data to …

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Highlights from the 2012 US Ag Census

The USDA National Agriculture Statistic Service (NASS) released the first preliminary report from the 2012 Census of Agriculture.  When the 2007 report first came out the big news was that the number of farms in the US had actually increased.  That trend did not continue and the number of farms in the US dropped from …

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2012 Ag Census Underway

2012 Census of Agriculture Underway – Respond Now For many farmers across the nation, this is the time of year to finish paperwork after a busy harvest season and look towards planning for next year. This makes it a perfect time to also fill out and return your 2012 Census of Agriculture form. The Census …

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Ag Census Data Helps Rural Communities; 2012 Surveys Coming Soon

  Farmers Use the Census of Agriculture to Improve Local Communities, Farm Future When a Pennsylvania dairy farmer heard that his local county officials were considering a significant reduction in rural snowplow services in his community, he became concerned. While the cuts were caused by local government budget constraints, this dairy farmer knew he had …

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