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- Published: Friday, 21 February 2014 16:49
- Written by Larry Lewis
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2012 Census of Agriculture
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 –USDA today released the preliminary 2012 Census of Agriculture results. Key findings include an increase in the value of agricultural products sold in the United States totaling $394.6 billion in 2012, up 33 percent ($97.4 billion) from 2007. The number of farms and land in farms were down slightly, but held steady. Additionally, agriculture is becoming more diverse.