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2017 Census of Agriculture gives a big-picture look at U.S. ag

From ag week.com If you’re involved in U.S. production agriculture, you won’t be surprised that U.S. farms are becoming bigger and fewer and that the overwhelming majority of U.S. farms and ranches are family owned. Nor is it surprising that a majority of U.S. farms aren’t making money, or at least not in 2017. But you may not have expected ... Read More »

Last chance to complete 2017 ag census

From NASS The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is wrapping up data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture. To stay on track for data release in February 2019, the deadline for submitting the paper questionnaire is June 15, 2018. Farmers and ranchers who have not responded by June 15, 2018, still have until the ... Read More »

Time running out to complete 2017 ag census

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding Northwest 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, 98,000 of which are from the Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. But both the national and Northwest ... Read More »