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A recent U.S. Census Bureau change will redefine about 1,300 areas considered urban a decade ago as rural, after the 2020 Census. The bureau is updating its criteria for what is considered an urban area.

With declining rural populations, farm groups in some states have expressed concerns about agricultural labor and reiterated a need for immigration reform. Ohio and Pennsylvania aren’t major states for livestock processing, and many Ohio farmers, in particular, are growing row crops, which doesn’t require a lot of workers compared to crops like fruits and vegetables. But there’s still a need for workers in agribusiness and on farms that grow specialty crops or raise livestock.

Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia are losing some influence in Congress, thanks to initial results from the 2020 Census, released April 26. But based on what policy experts are seeing, the shift isn’t rooted in changes to rural areas of those states.

With the 2020 Census set to offer an online response option, Ohioans in areas with limited broadband access may need to be proactive with how they respond.

In 2030, older people projected to outnumber children for first time in U.S. history.

Farmers and ranchers still have time to be counted in the 2017 Census of Agriculture.

The Census of Agriculture highlights land use and ownership, operator characteristics, production practices, income and expenditures and other topics.

The Census of Agriculture is an opportunity for farmers to share data that informs legislative decisions, and impacts farm services and support programs.

When you know your customer, you can deliver exactly what your customer wants, when and how they want it.

WASHINGTON, -- Farmers and ranchers across the country are heeding the call to have their voices heard and their farms represented in the 2012...