The 2012 Ag Census on Twitter


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Daniel Bauenhoff, of Campbell Hill, stands among one of his several hundred chickens March 14, 2013, on his farm. Bauenhoff sells his eggs directly to the public.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released preliminary data today on the 2012 Agriculture Census - taken every five years - during its Ag Outlook Forum in Arlington, Va. Investigate Midwest reporter Sam Robinson is reporting live this week. Here's a quick look at the latest data.