Dear Farmers
I would like to ask you to PLEASE complete the USDA ag census so that you can be counted. Not only does this information help the community what we have and don't have in each state but it is also important to determine areas of interest and needs for research and outreach. By indicating the number of farms, what they grow, their size we can better adjust research to reflect the farms' needs.  Also it helps to leverage support from the government, a way to reflect ouput of our tax dollars. I hope that you can take the time to complete this document. here is the press release from the USDA about the 2008 ag census:

Vicki Morrone

Organic Vegetable and Crop Outreach Specialist

Michigan State University

C.S. Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems

303 Natural Resources Bldg.

East Lansing, MI 48824


517-282-3557 (cell)

517-353-3834 (fax)

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