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USDA's Ag Census Deadline Coming Soon
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 09:16:12 EST
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The U.S Department of Agriculture is reminding farmers to respond to the 2022 Census of Agriculture by February 6th. In a press release issued Tuesday, January 24th, the USDA said that responding to the census is required by law.
Around 3 million food producers around the country were emailed and mailed surveys last year that aim to "improve decision and policy-making regarding jobs, transportation, production practices, new technologies, marketing opportunities, farm services and programs, and local, state and federal policy" according to the USDA.
The same law requiring producers to respond also guarantees that the information will only be used for statistical purposes.
Producers can find the census form on the USDA's website.