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Farmers and Ranchers: Time Running Out to Complete the 2017 Census of Agriculture

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

NASS conducting phone and in-person follow-up The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the window is closing on the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. To date, NASS has received more than 1.5 million completed questionnaires. But the national return rate is currently lower than at this …

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Census of Agriculture Response Deadline is Monday

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) wants to remind farmers and ranchers the deadline to return your 2017 Census of Agriculture is next Monday, February 5. Producers can respond online at www.agcounts.usda.gov or by mailing questionnaires back in. The Census of Agriculture is the only NASS questionnaire mailed to every producer across the country and is conducted just once every …

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Census of Agriculture: Who Should Respond

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

Conducted just once every five years, the Census of Agriculture is the largest data collection by the Department of Agriculture. Producers who either did or normally would produce and sell more than $1,000 of agricultural goods need to fill out their survey. USDA NASS Pacific Region regional director Chris Messer explains. Survey Federal law also requires the information collected in …

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New Questions in 2017 Census of Agriculture

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

As farmers and ranchers are filling out the 2017 Census of Agriculture, they will notice some new questions compared to the last questionnaire five years ago. The Census of Agriculture is a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Erik Gerlach, State Statistician for South Dakota, explains what’s new in the 2017 Census of …

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Agriculture Census Completion Important – Doesn’t Take Long to do

Dan Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

Tis the season for all farm producers, no matter of location, crop or size, to complete their Agriculture Census reports. After all, it’s only a once each five years requirement, but the information it gleans is so very important. Click and hear these reports from a series of radio headlines we are airing these days on Southeast AgNet. Ag Census …

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Agricultural Census Facts

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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 …