Completing the once-in-every-five-years Census of Agriculture form isn’t something that farmers and ranchers enjoy. Ag producers generally say the task is a nuisance or an intrusion, or both.
But ag producers — or at at least the commodity groups and trade associations to which they belong — do benefit when they take time to fill out the Census form.
USDA is making one final push before spring planting to collect information for the 2012 Census. Here’s the link to my story: www.agweek.com/event/article/id/20694/.