The Ohio Department of Agriculture urges Ohio farmers and producers who have not yet done so to respond to the United States Department of Agriculture Census of Agriculture.
Responses are accepted in the mail and online through February 5.
Census data is used to support rural infrastructure; farm service agency loan programs; natural resources conservation services programs and rural development funds.
USDA has improved the online form making responding easier and more convenient than ever. Additionally, federal law requires that all responses are secure and confidential.