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NASS to Release Census of Agriculture Data by Watershed

Issued May 20, 2009 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service. For information, contact Mark Aitken at (202) 720-9525.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will release results of the 2007 Census of Agriculture summarized by watershed on May 29 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. This will mark the first time that census data will be available at the watershed level.

Data in the 2007 Census of Agriculture Watersheds publication will be available by the 6‑digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC), or watershed, as defined by the U.S. Geological Survey. Additionally, this publication will include watershed data from the 2002 Census of Agriculture to demonstrate the changes in land use, production practices and livestock distribution in the past five years.

For more information about the Census of Agriculture or to access the watershed publication once it is released, visit



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