The 2014 Organic Survey is on the Way!

For the second time, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is conducting a census of organic farmers and ranchers. Much like the five year Census of Agriculture, the Organic Survey provides a snapshot of agriculture across the U.S. The survey asks specifically about an organic farm’s production in 2014. Question cover: Production of field crops, vegetables, fruits, tree nuts, berries, livestock and poultry; Production practices... Read More

Have you filled out your ag census yet? Never got one in the mail? It’s not too late!

The Census of Agriculture, conducted by the USDA through the National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS), is one of the primary ways that the government gets an accurate picture of US farmers and ranchers and their operations. Collected every five years, the information is used to determine how best to provide services to food producers – whether it’s on planning funding allocations to regional programs or locating USDA staff and service... Read More