Shutdown Will Delay Five-Year Ag Census

The delay is the result of a backlog of USDA reports that built up over the course of the shutdown.

By Scott MorganFebruary 4, 2019 11:10 am, , ,

From KETR:

 Feb. 1, 2019, 1:14 p.m. — This report was revised to update new anticipated release date for the 2017 Census of Agriculture.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will not be releasing its five-year national farm census on time.

The USDA’s 2017 Census of Agriculture report was due to be released on Feb. 21. That was, until the partial government shutdown got in the way.

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