Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

USDA Surveying Farmland Ownership, Economics

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has begun surveying farmland owners to measure financial impacts and challenges of land ownership. More than 80,000 farmland owners and producers across the United States should have received forms for the Tenure, Ownership, and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) survey by the end of December.

“The latest Census of Agriculture helped us determine that more than 350 million acres of farmland in the United States are rented or leased, but it has been more than a decade since we spoke to individuals who own that land,” said Jay Johnson, Director of NASS’ Census and Survey Division. “Today’s economic conditions change so quickly that we constantly have the need for new and updated data, which reflect the true conditions in agriculture sector.”

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