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AFBF20 Convention

Jan 16, 2020

Hubert Hamer, Administrator, USDA NASS

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will share what is known about today’s American Farmer through statistics from the recent Census of Agriculture. Highlights will include facts about the aging farming population, new farmer characteristics, farm decision-making, value of production and more. The session will detail the role of NASS in producing official USDA statistics and how farmers, ranchers and other decision-makers use the data to inform advocacy and policy development. NASS will showcase the tools available for accessing Census and survey data and close the presentation with a question and answer session.