March 2015

March 31, 2015
U.S. Farmers Expect to Plant Record-High Soybean Acreage Again

For a second year in a row, U.S. growers are raising the bar on soybean acreage. Growers across the United States intend to plant an estimated record-high 84.6 million acres...

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March 27, 2015
U.S. Hogs and Pigs Inventory Up 7 Percent

As of March 1, there were 65.9 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 7 percent from March 2014, but down slightly from December 1, 2014, according to the...

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March 18, 2015
USDA to Hold Expert Panel on Statistics for Women and Beginner Farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will convene a panel of subject matter experts to discuss needs for federal statistics about women and beginning farmers and...

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March 17, 2015
Family Farms are the Focus of New Agriculture Census Data

The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reports that family owned farms remain the backbone of the agriculture industry.

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