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February 25, 2014

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the 2012 Census of Agriculture Preliminary Results

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today made the following statement on the 2012 Census of Agriculture preliminary results:

“The preliminary data released today provide a snapshot of a strong rural America that has remained stable during difficult economic times. We have slowed significantly the loss of farmland, which has totaled 72 million acres since 1982. New tools provided in the 2014 Farm Bill will help to further slow and reverse this trend. Read More

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