ASB Notice

2018 Puerto Rico Census of Agriculture will mail to farmers the first week of February

Issued Feb. 4, 2019 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service. For more information, contact Sue King,, 202-690-8122, or Teresa White,, 202-690-8123.

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has rescheduled the mailing of the Puerto Rico Census of Agriculture for early February due to the recent lapse in federal funding. Over the next few days, NASS will mail the census to all known farmers in Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rico Department of Agriculture and the Extension Service of the University of Puerto Rico are partnering with USDA to collect the data. The new deadline to respond to the census is March 1, 2019. For more information about the Census of Agriculture, visit For assistance in filling out the Census form, farmers can call toll-free in Spanish 1-866-716-5655.


NASS is the federal statistical agency responsible for producing official data about U.S. agriculture and is committed to providing timely, accurate and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.

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