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May 6, 2014

9 California counties make top 10 list for ag sales in the U.S.

Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the final 2012 Census of Agriculture results sharing a wide-range of information about what agricultural products were raised in the United States in 2012, and where, how and by whom they were grown. The data, which is reported at the national, state and county level, will help farmers, ranchers, local officials, agribusiness and others make decisions for the future. “The 2012 Census of Agriculture provides a wide range of demographic, economic, land, and crop and livestock production information as well as first-time or expanded data,” said Vic Tolomeo, Director, USDA-NASS Pacific Region.  “Many of these data about California and our counties are only collected and reported as part of the every-five-year census.” Read More

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