Some exciting changes in the 2017 Census of Agriculture will attempt to capture more nuances in demographics compared to prior surveys. In many ways, it will be the same survey respondents saw in 2012, 2007, 2002, 1997, etc. But in some important ways—including, but not limited to, demographic changes—it will try to better capture the landscape of a nuanced agricultural industry. The 2017 Census of Agriculture will arrive at your door later this year, to be returned to the Agriculture Department by Feb. 5.
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