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The last day to register for the Census of Agriculture is June 30 – Alexandria Echo Press

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DOUGLAS COUNTY – The Census of Agriculture is a comprehensive count of America’s farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Even small plots of land—whether rural or urban—growing fruits, vegetables, or certain food animals count if $1,000 or more of those products were harvested and sold, or would normally have been sold, during the census year.

The Census of Agriculture, conducted only once every five years, examines land use and ownership, operator characteristics, production practices, revenues and expenses. For American farmers and ranchers, the Census of Agriculture is their voice, their future, and their opportunity.

The Agricultural Census is currently underway and June 30 is the last day to register for the 2022 Agricultural Census. If you have never received a census and are new to National Statistics Service surveys farms, you are required to register to be counted today. You do not need to register if you already receive NASS surveys. To register, go to

www.agcounts.usda.gov/static/get-counted.html

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Registration will close on June 30, then in November the Agricultural Census will be mailed out and the data collection process will begin. The response deadline has been set for February 6, 2023 and the data is expected to be published in 2024.

Douglas County Profile 2017 The last Census of Agriculture was taken in 2017. Here is an overview of some of the Douglas County data that was collected.