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Ag Census

Historical US Ag Census Data

US most recent Agricultural Census materials 

This is the home page of the Agricultural Census material. All the latest reports and releases are here. This Census is on the 5 year schedule, done in the 2 and 7 years of each decade.

The Census of Agriculture is a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Even small plots of land - whether rural or urban - growing fruit, vegetables or some food animals count if $1,000 or more of such products were raised and sold, or normally would have been sold, during the Census year. The Census of Agriculture, taken only once every five years, looks at land use and ownership, operator characteristics, production practices, income and expenditures. For America’s farmers and ranchers, the Census of Agriculture is their voice, their future, and their opportunity.

US Historical Agricultural Census

"The USDA Census of Agriculture Historical Archive is a collaborative project between Albert R. Mann Library at Cornell University and the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Data for census publications for 1997 and later cycles may also be found in the QuickStats application. This application allows you to create customized queries at the national, state and county levels.


Other NAFTA Ag Census links

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