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U.S. Value of Sales - USDA 2012 Census

The 2012 Census reported several historic changes in value of sales

for agriculture producers in the United States:

* In 2012, crop sales of $212.4 billion exceeded livestock sales

of $182.2 billion. This occurred for only the second time in

Census history; the other time was 1974.

For more information about the Census, including access to current 2012 Census of Agriculture preliminary report, additional materials and full final report when it is released in May, visit

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