From the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition – read more here.
On May 2, USDA released data from the 2012 Census of Agriculture. The Census of Agriculture has been conducted since 1840 and currently is collected once every five years. This is the fourth in a series of drilldown posts, looking at particular themes from the Census that relate to beginning farmers and ranchers.
To view the other posts in this series, check out the following links:
- Minority and Women Farmers Drilldown
- Organic and Local Food Drilldown
- Conservation Drilldown
- Census Overview