U.S. Census Publications
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This page lists Census of Agriculture publications owned by the SDSU library. All titles are located in the United States Government Publications collection (3rd floor, Love Library), except where noted.
The Census of Agriculture provides a statistical picture of the nation's farming, ranching and related activities at the county, state and national levels.
The Census of Agriculture was taken was taken every ten years from 1840 to 1950 as part of the decennial census. A separate mid-decade Census of Agricuture was conducted in 1925, 1935, and 1945. From 1954 to 1974, it was taken for the years ending in 4 and 9. It was then taken in 1978, 1982, 1987, and 1992. Future censuses will be taken in years ending in 2 and 7.
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