2017 Census of Agriculture

This came from Rhonda Brandt. Documents are attached and will automatically start downloading, when you click the link.

Hello Ladies,

For the next year or so, I will be contacting the local and state Cattle Women’s groups to discuss the 2017 Census of Agriculture, other data NASS provides, and to answer any questions members have. I have tried to meet with your group at the Stock Growers meetings, but time is so rushed and I cannot spend as much time as I would like with the Cattle Women. I stopped by to chat with the Snowy Range Cattle Women yesterday and am making arrangements to meet with other groups over the coming months.

I have attached the brochures we now produce for Wyoming. They can be easily printed on 8.5×11 inch paper and used as needed when explaining or telling the Wyoming agriculture story. I plan to make 100 copies of each brochure and bring to the Region V meeting in Gillette. I also pass these brochures out at all meetings and conferences I attend. If you would like a supply of copies for other events, let me know and I can send them in the mail.

The Wyoming Business Council used to pay for printing of the annual Wyoming Agricultural Statistics books, but printing was cancelled in 2015 due to state government budget cuts. This book is a compilation of most of the statistics we publish annually for Wyoming and is very popular both inside and outside the ag community. I am trying to spread the word that the book is still assembled and posted online. I have attached a one-page instruction sheet that can be passed along . The bulletin is still online. https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Wyoming/Publications/Annual_Statistical_Bulletin/

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Information. NASS publications cover a wide range of subjects, from traditional crops, such as corn and wheat, to …

The following link will take you to our Partner Tools webpage where you can obtain graphics, talking points, and a powerpoint presentation about the upcoming 2017 Census of Agriculture. Women farmers and ranchers are one of the focus groups this year, along with veterans and beginning farmers. I appreciate your help in helping to spread the word to get as many Wyoming women farmers and ranchers counted as possible. The link will take you to the main Census of Agriculture page, then click on “Partner Tools” in the upper, left corner. https://www.agcensus.usda.gov/

USDA releases survey results More than 167,000 U.S. farms locally produced and sold food through direct marketing practices, resulting in $8.7 billion in revenue in 2015.

See you soon,

Rhonda

Rhonda Brandt
Wyoming State Statistician
U. S. Department of Agriculture
National Agricultural Statistics Service
Wyoming Field Office
Telephone: (307) 432-5600
FAX: (307) 432-5598
Email: rhonda.brandt@nass.usda.gov

How to find the Wyoming Ag Staistics annual bulletin

Satellite Tools brochure

Wyoming AG Profile Brochure

Wyoming Cattle Facts

Wyoming Hay Facts

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