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2012 Census Preliminary Report Release Date

U.S. and State Data   PDF | Highlights
Selected data for farmers, ranchers, and their operations for each State and the Nation.  Includes number of farms, land in farms, market value of agricultural products sold including government payments, and selected principal operator characteristics. You can also download information on background, terms, and methodology separately.

   Introduction (includes background and terms)
   Appendix - Census of Agriculture Methodology

Feb. 20, 2014

Puerto Rico   TXT | PDF
Number of farms by size and by value of sales, values for crops and livestock, and operator characteristics.

Feb. 20, 2014
2012 Census Full Report Release Date

U.S. Summary and State Data
A comprehensive summary of agricultural activity for the United States and for each state. Includes number of farms by size and type, inventory and values for crops and livestock, operator characteristics, and much more.

    U.S. by Table | States by Table

You can also download the report as a single text or pdf file.

    TXT| PDF

To learn how we conducted the Census or to view the Census report form, use these links.

   Appendix A - Census of Agriculture Methodology
    Appendix B - General Explanation and Report Form



May 2014
(Date TBD)

State and County Data
A comprehensive summary of agricultural activity for each state and its counties, or county equivalent.   

    State-level Data | County-level Data


May 2014
(Date TBD)

Puerto Rico - PDF | by Table | Municipios

May 2014
(Date TBD)

Specialty Crops - TXT  |  PDF
National and state data on number of farms, land in farms, irrigated acreage, value of sales, and operator characteristics for specialty crops as defined in the 2008 Farm Bill.

Specialty Crops for Outlying Areas: Puerto Rico - TXT  |  PDF
Data on number of farms, acres harvested, and value of sales for specialty crops in Puerto Rico.



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Online ResourcesRelease Date

Quick Stats 2.0
Query the 2012 Census of Agriculture database to retrieve customized tables with Census data at the national, state, and county levels.


May 2014
(Date TBD)

Desktop Data Query Tool 1.02
Access 2012 Census data with this downloadable desktop application. Query by Census table or browse additional cross-tabulation tables not available in Quick Stats. All data queries are downloadable as .csv files for use in spreadsheets.


May 2014
(Date TBD)

Agricultural Atlas
View profiles of the nation’s agriculture at the county-level in a series of multicolor pattern and dot maps.


May 2014
(Date TBD)

Ag Census Web Map
Use this online application to access key Census data through a collection of interactive maps.



TBD

Ag Census Highlights
A series of topical fact sheets about the characteristics, conditions and trends among U.S. farms and farmers.

May 2014
(and on)
Subject SeriesRelease Date

History of the 2012 Census of AgriculturePDF
A detailed report describing the planning and execution of the 2012 Census of Agriculture.


TBD

American Indian Reservations - TXT  |  PDF  |  CSV
Agricultural and demographic reservation-level data for all farms on American Indian reservations


TBD

Watersheds - TXT  |  PDF  |  CSV
Selected Census statistics for the 6-digit Hydrologic Unit Code (watershed) boundaries.


TBD

Typology - TXT  |  PDF  |  CSV
Selected Census statistics by typology categories that group farms with similar characteristics.


TBD

Special Organics Tabulation - TXT  |  PDF  
Selected Census statistics on the number of certified, exempt, and transitioning organic operations; operator characteristics; production practices; and commodities.


TBD
Special StudiesRelease Date

2013 Census of AquacultureTXT  |  PDF
Data about the U.S. aquaculture sector at the national and state levels.

Oct 2014
(Date TBD)

2013 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey - TXT  |  PDF
Data on irrigation and water use across the agricultural industry at national, state, and water resources area levels.


Oct 30, 2014

2014 Census of Horticultural SpecialtiesTXT  |  PDF  |  CSV
Data at national and state levels on number and kinds of horticultural specialty operations, value of sales, and types of products.


TBD
Rankings and Profiles Release Date

State and County Profiles

May 2014
(Date TBD)

Race, Ethnicity and Gender Profiles

TBD

Ranking: Market Value Ag Products

May 2014
(Date TBD)

2012 Congressional District Profiles

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2012 Congressional District Rankings

TBD

 

Last Modified: 03/24/2014