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NASS Collects Nearly Half-Million Census of Ag Questionnaires Online

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

The National Ag Statistics Service (NASS) wrapped up its Census of Agriculture collection in 2018. The agency plans to release the new up-to-date Census data in 2019. “Over the course of 2018, NASS conducted the single-largest federal agricultural data collection in the United States with an improved questionnaire and asked some new questions to document changes and emerging trends in …

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Farmland Access Remains a Challenge for Young and Beginning Farmers

Dan Census of Agriculture, Economy, Industry

Information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that access to affordable farmland remains a significant obstacle for young and beginning farmers. While there are several programs that are specifically designed to assist young and beginning farmers, structural barriers remain for younger individuals looking to get started in the industry. According to the last USDA Census of Agriculture, farmers between …

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USDA-NASS Announces 2017 Census of Agriculture Response Rate, Data Release Details

Dan Census of Agriculture, Industry News Release, USDA-NASS

United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) concluded data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture with a 71.5 percent national response rate. The Census, conducted once every five years, was mailed to more than 3 million known and potential farms and ranches across the United States late last year. Data collection ended this July. Puerto …

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One Week Left to Complete Census of Agriculture

Dan Census of Agriculture, Industry News Release, USDA-NASS

The National Ag Statistics Service is ending all of its data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture on July 31. Anyone who received the Census questionnaire is required by law to respond by that date. They can also fill out the census online at AgCensus.USDA.Gov. NASS Administrator Hubert Hamer says the Census of Agriculture, which is conducted once every …

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National Cotton Council Urging Producers to Complete Census

Dan Census of Agriculture, Cotton

While the deadline to submit the paper questionnaire for the 2017 Census of Agriculture has passed, those who still need to turn in their information can do so online. Jody Campiche, vice president of economics and policy analysis for the National Cotton Council, explains why it is important for producers to get this done. NCC Urging Producers to Complete Census For more …

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Census Forms Needed by Friday

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is wrapping up data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. In order to stay on track for the release of this data in February 2019, it has set Friday, June 15 as the deadline to submit the paper questionnaire. NASS is hoping farmers and ranchers across the Southeast who have yet …

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Last Chance to Complete the 2017 Census of Agriculture

Dan Census of Agriculture, Industry News Release, USDA-NASS

Less than two weeks to submit the questionnaire by mail The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is wrapping up data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. To stay on track for data release in February 2019, the deadline for submitting the paper questionnaire is June 15, 2018. Farmers and ranchers who have not responded …

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Census of Agriculture Deadline Looming

Dan Census of Agriculture, Industry News Release, USDA-NASS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service is wrapping up data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. To stay on track for data release in February 2019, the deadline for submitting the paper questionnaire is June 15, 2018. Farmers and ranchers who have not responded by June 15, 2018, still have until the end of July to …

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NASS Encourages Southeast Producers to Return Census Forms

Dan Alabama, Census of Agriculture, Florida, Georgia, USDA-NASS

If you have yet to return your 2017 Census of Agriculture form, time is running out to do so. The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture urges Southeast producers to do their part and be counted. Alabama State Statistician Cynthia Price, Florida State Statistician Mark Hudson and NASS Southern Region Director Jim Ewing in Georgia are …