NASS Releases Congressional District Profiles
August 1, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) this week released the 2012 Census of Agriculture Congressional District Profiles for the 113th Congress. NASS conducts the agriculture census once every five years.

A variety of data points were published in the congressional district profiles including:
  • Number of farms, land in farms, average size of farm
  • Market value of products sold, average per farm
  • Crop sales, livestock sales
  • Government payments, average per farm receiving payments
  • Value of sales by commodity group
  • Top crop and livestock items
  • Economic characteristics
  • Operator characteristics
For access to the 2012 Census of Agriculture Congressional District Profiles and all the other Census data and tools, visit www.agcensus.usda.gov.