USDA Gearing Up to Conduct 2012 Census of Agriculture

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Surveys are now arriving in mailboxes around the nation to help identify all active farms in the United States. The National Agricultural Classification Survey, which asks landowners whether or not they are farming and for basic farm information, is one of the most important early steps used to determine who should receive a 2012 Census of Agriculture report form. The Census of Agriculture, conducted every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service, is a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them.

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