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C-Span to Feature Census of Ag Presentation on "America By The Numbers" Segment

Date Posted: May 29, 2014

In 2012, more than 57,000 U.S. farms produced renewable energy, and 22 percent of farmers had run a farm for less than 10 years.

Find out more about trends in farming on May 30 at approximately 8:15-9 a.m. EDT as Hubert Hamer Jr., director of the Statistics Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service, discusses key findings from the 2012 Census of Agriculture.

Most Fridays, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" segment features information from the federal statistical system.

The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views.

More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/.

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