The census is taken every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service. The information collected will be used at the local, state and national level for planning purposes and helps farmers to make more informed decisions.
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is encouraging farmers to complete their 2012 census forms, which will be arriving by mail.
A farm is considered any place that produced and sold, or normally would have sold, $1,000 or more of agricultural products during the 2012 census year.
The census is taken every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...