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USDA gearing up to conduct 2012 Census of Agriculture

USDA gearing up to conduct 2012 Census of Agriculture

MEDIA RELEASE Surveys are now arriving in mailboxes around the nation to help identify all active farms in the United States. The National Agricultural Classification Survey (NACS), which asks landowners whether or not they are farming and for basic farm information, is one of the most important early steps used to determine who should receive […]

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USDA, FFA release new lessons plans

USDA, FFA release new lessons plans

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and the National FFA Organization have partnered to develop new educational tools to help promote agricultural and statistical literacy among kindergarten through 12th-grade students. “By including these materials in the classroom curriculum, teachers can help students better understand statistics and their importance to […]

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