2017 Ag Census

In 2017, 72% of American farmers shared critical data about their operations, finances, labor, crops and livestock. Farm Journal examines what the 2017 Census of Agriculture data can tell us about farms, farming and farmers.

2017 Census of Agriculture

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Rise In Women Farmers Attributed To Data Collection Change

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Federal data shows more women are operating farms in Idaho, but officials say they have always

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America’s Top 25 Beef Cow Counties

Texas is America’s top beef cow state, with 4.57 million head. In fact, Texas boasts 14% of all the nation’s

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America’s Top 25 Beef Cow Counties, Page 2

Updated July 10, 2019

  • 71,880 beef cows
  • 12.9 cows per sq. mile

  • 72,778 beef cows
  • 15.0 cows per sq. mile
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John's World: Why Does the Ag Census Turnaround Take So Long?

Last week the USDA published to great anticipation the 2017 Ag Census. Ag media were full of colorful charts, tables

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What’s Your State’s 5 Most Profitable Commodities?

The recent Census of Agriculture revealed many interesting trends in terms of farmer demographics. Once you dive deeper into the

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