Census shows declining farm numbers

Brandon, Hembree
March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/10/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p25
Trade Publication
Reports on the data from the Census of Agriculture indicating a decline in the total farms in the U.S. from 1997 to 2002. Data tables in the final census for 2002 including information in detail on farm size, type of crops grown, economic sales classes and other comparisons; Data as a complete picture of American agriculture according to Rich Allen, deputy administrator of programs and products for National Agricultural Statistics Service; Collection of the information on farming operations and those involved in production agriculture by the Census of Agriculture every five years.


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