|Census countdown begins for America’s farmers/ranchers|
America’s farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to make a positive impact on their communities by taking part in the 2012 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the Census is a complete count of all U.S. farms, ranches and those who operate them.
“It is important that all tobacco, wheat, corn and soybean growers, Kentucky cattle farmers, dairy farmers and ranchers respond’ says Georganne Wiltse, NRCS District Conservationist. “Census information is our voice and helps us to shape our farm future.
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