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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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Complete the 2017 Census of Agriculture Online

Dan Census of Agriculture, Industry News Release

The 2017 Census of Agriculture has started to reach producers across the nation. The Census of Agriculture is a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Taken only once every five years, the census looks at land use and ownership, operator characteristics, production practices, income and expenditures. Dave Knopf, NASS director for the Eastern …

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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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2017 Census of Agriculture Gets Underway

Dan Census of Agriculture, Industry News Release

Questionnaires being sent to over 3 million U.S. producers The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) starts mailing 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 …

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Census of Agriculture Forms Coming Soon

Dan Census of Agriculture

Farmers across the Southeast and across the country will soon be receiving forms for the 2017 Census of Agriculture from USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS). Jim Ewing, southern region director for NASS, says this is a big survey. “The Census of Agriculture. We are getting ready to mail that this December,” said Ewing. He further explains that “every farmer …

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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 …