The structure and management of family farms can be as complicated as major corporations, involving multiple generations and branches of the family tree. Or a family farm could involve parents and their children, structured as a partnership. A family farm could be siblings who have taken over most management functions, but their elderly parent is still considered the head of the operation. We know there are countless ways family farms are configured and managed, but the diversity easily observable on farms around the country is often missing from the data collected through the Census of Agriculture. Some exciting changes in the 2017 Census of Agriculture will attempt to capture more nuances in demographics.
Secretary Perdue announces new OneUSDA Internship Program (Washington, D.C., December 4, 2018) Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the “OneUSDA Internship” opportunity for Summer 2019. As part of
Read December 2018 Proof updates/changes before looking at the Proofs tomorrow https://www.uscdcb.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Progress_requires_change_Dec2018.pdf Progress Requires Change December 2018 A great step of progress in dairy cattle improvement was taken with the