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Census of Agriculture

Census of Agriculture

Look for the Census of Agriculture in Your Mailbox this December.

The Census of Agriculture is a Producer's Voice, Future, and Opportunity. Conducted once every five years, the census of agriculture is a complete count of all U.S. farms, ranches, and those who operate them; it is the only source of uniform, comprehensive, and impartial agriculture data for every state and county in the nation.

In December growers across the nation will receive the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Producers can mail in their completed census form, or respond online via the improved web questionnaire. The online questionnaire has been revised extensively to make it more convenient for producers. 

Farmers and ranchers, trade associations, government, extension educators, researchers, and many others rely on census of agriculture data when making decisions that shape American agriculture – from creating and funding farm programs to boosting services for communities and the industry.

The census of agriculture is a producer's voice, future, and opportunity.  For more information about the 2017 Census of Agriculture, visit or call   (800) 727-9540.