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Posted: February 26 2014

The 2012 Agriculture Census is out.  Download the PDF: 2012 Census.
It's jam-packed with interesting statistics, so dig in! 

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DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES FOR THE PRINCIPAL OPERATOR SINCE 2007
• Fewer female operators
• More minority operators
• Average age of farm operators continues to increase
• Fewer beginning operators
• Fewer small farms
• More reported farming as their primary occupation

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