2012 Census of Agriculture Reveals New Trends in Farming

Outlet: USDA Census of Agriculture

May 2, 2014

There are now 3.2 million farmers operating 2.1 million farms on 914.5 million acres of farmland across the U.S., according to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, released May 2 by the USDA. The agriculture census presents more than 6 million pieces of information, which provide a detailed look at the U.S. farm sector at the national, state & county levels.