Illinois: Number of Farms, Farmland Acreage Changes – 2012-2017 Apr 29, 2019

🕔Apr 29, 2019The Census of Agriculture is a national account of all U.S. farms, ranches, and operators. The Census is conducted every five years and provides valuable information on land use and […]

Cover Crop Planting Increased by 5 million Acres Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019Last week USDA released the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The previous 2012 Census was the first one to include a question about cover crops. While the 2012 Census […]

U.S. Farms: Average Farmer Age is Up and Female Ownership Rising Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019Ninty-Six percent of farms and ranches are family owned.  That’s just a tiny bit of information released this week from USDA based on the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Spanning some 6.4 […]

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