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USDA Issues Series of Dates for Several Census of Agriculture Reports

The Agriculture Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new dates for several Census of Agriculture Reports. The reports and their new release dates are: Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey, Nov. 13 Watersheds, November 2014 Race, Ethnicity … Continue reading

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Agriculture Data Released for American Indian Reservations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the 2012 Census of Agriculture American Indian Reservations report that collects reservation-level data and covers 76 American Indian reservations in 16 states. The report contains a variety of statistics including the number and size … Continue reading

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2012 Census Shows Increase in Young, Beginning Farmers

More young people are getting into farming as a full-time job. The 2012 Census of Agriculture data shows an 11.3 percent increase in young and beginning principal operators who reported their primary occupation as farming. The USDA National Agricultural Statistics … Continue reading

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Unlimited Potential in Rural America

By Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack This week, USDA released preliminary data from the 2012 Census of Agriculture that provides a snapshot of a rural America that remains stable in the face of difficult economic times. While the data do not … Continue reading

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USDA Conducting Irrigation Survey as Part of Census of Agriculture

USDA is conducting a survey to gain a better understanding of irrigation practices. The 2013 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey is conducted every five years and is a supplement to the USDA Census of Agriculture and that producers were asked … Continue reading

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Preliminary Results of 2012 Ag Census Scheduled for Feb. Release

Preliminary results of the 2012 Census of Agriculture will be released on Feb. 20, 2014. The release will provide an initial look at the national and state findings and be presented at the Agricultural Outlook Forum. The USDA National Agricultural … Continue reading

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Census Forms Still Being Accepted; Deadline Extended

The deadline to turn in the 2012 Agricultural Census has been extended to March 15 to ensure that all farms are counted. To date, more than 1.4 million forms have been submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. An additional … Continue reading

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Less Than 2 Weeks Remain for Producers to Complete 2012 Ag Census

Less than two weeks remain for producers to complete the 2012 Ag Census. The census collects detailed data covering nearly every facet of U.S. agriculture. It looks at land use and ownership, production practices, expenditures and other factors that affect … Continue reading

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