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USDA to Hold Expert Panel Meeting on Publication of Farm Operator Demographics

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Public Comments Welcomed The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announces a public meeting of an expert panel to consider questions surrounding publication of farm operator demographic data obtained through the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The panel meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16 and Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at …

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Census Of Agriculture Countdown Begins For America’s Farmers And Ranchers

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America’s farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to strongly represent agriculture in their communities and industry by taking part in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the census, to be mailed at the end of this year, is a complete count of all …

USDA Prepares for 2017 Census of Agriculture

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USDA Sends National Agricultural Classification Survey Ahead of 2017 Census of Agriculture In preparation for the 2017 Census of Agriculture, close to one million potential farmers and ranchers will receive the National Agricultural Classification Survey (NACS) this month to help the U.S. Department of Agriculture identify all active farms and ranches in the United States. The result of the NACS …

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Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics to Meet

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The annual meeting of the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics will take place in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 8-9, 2016. The agenda includes a discussion of the 2017 Census of Agriculture; County Estimates and Farm Structure Panel update; response rate research; big data overview; National Agricultural Statistics Service’s (NASS) communications plan; a new online Census response tool; and the Agricultural …