Data on the Way: When you can expect to fill out the Census of Ag on your farm

The Census of Agriculture Survey will soon be headed to your farm!

The census will be mailed in phases, starting with an invitation to respond online in November and by paper in December. All farms, regardless of size or location, are included in the ag census and are encouraged to respond.

The data helps shape the future of the industry and our rural communities. Done every five years, the ag census is the nation’s only comprehensive and impartial ag data covering a variety of key points, including producer characteristics and production practices.


2022 Census of Agriculture will be coming your way soon. What should you expect?

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