No fun, but important nonetheless

Completing the once-in-every-five-years Census of Agriculture form isn’t something that farmers and ranchers enjoy. Ag producers generally say ┬áthe 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/.

One thought on “No fun, but important nonetheless

  1. While I believe it’s nobodies business what my farm operation has done or will do,( I’m not in any gov’t progam ) why can’t they at least have a completion date that coincides with Fed. taxes, as I already take a week of my time to get that form done.

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