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 …


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 …