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Agricultural Census Facts

Dan Census of Agriculture

Tis the season for agricultural producers to complete the U. S. Agricultural Census, a requirement that provides critical data for many industries for the next five years, until the next one rolls around. The importance of Ag Census data is huge for all kinds of industries, and in this brief radio report, USDA officials review some interesting facts about the …

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Census of Ag Data is Vital to the Future of American Agriculture

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

The 2017 Census of Agriculture has been sent to farmers all across the country. Greg Thessen of the National Ag Statistics Service office in Des Moines, Iowa, says the Census is very important to each and every producer. Important The time it will take to fill out the census will depend a lot on whether or not producers have both …

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USDA Delays the Puerto Rico Census of Agriculture

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

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is delaying the Puerto Rico Census of Agriculture until December 2018 due to conditions caused by Hurricane Maria. NASS had planned to collect data in Puerto Rico along with the rest of the United States beginning in December 2017. A delay of the Puerto Rico Census of Agriculture is …

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Farmers Receiving Census of Agriculture

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has begun mailing the 2017 Census of Agriculture to farmers across the nation, as once every five years, this survey aims to get a complete and accurate picture of American agriculture. Barbara Rater, census and survey director at NASS, said the census is aimed at getting a complete count of all farms, ranches and …

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2017 Census of Agriculture Gets Underway

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

The Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has started mailing the 2017 Census of Agriculture to the nation’s producers. USDA NASS state statistician Erik Gerlach says a lot of valuable information is collected from the answers given on the census. Data Gerlach says the way survey information is compiled, individual producers are never identified. Survey Conducted once every five …

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The 2017 Ag Census is Coming

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

The 2017 Ag Census will be in your mailbox soon, as USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service (NASS) says this survey is conducted once every five years. Producers can mail in their completed census form, or respond online. And according to Joe Parsons, Agricultural Statistics Board Chair, they have beefed up their capabilities to receive online submissions of the 2017 Ag …

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Census of Ag Helps Farmers Influence Future Policy

Dan Census of Agriculture, Industry News Release

USDA Census of Agriculture forms will start showing up in farmers’ mailboxes in December. The national census is conducted by the National Ag Statistics Service every five years and it’s extremely important that farmers take time to respond. Barbara Ratner is the census and survey director at NASS and she says, “The census is aimed at getting a complete count …

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Census of Agriculture Coming Soon

Dan Alabama, Census of Agriculture, Florida, Georgia

Farmers across the country will soon be receiving forms for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The Department of Agriculture’s National Ag Statistics Service says farmers and ranchers should start seeing those forms in about seven weeks. Conducted once every five years, the census of agriculture is a complete count of all U.S. farms, ranches, and those who operate them. And …