USDA Census of Agriculture reveals Missouri agriculture trends, highlights

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Today, the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Statistics Service published the latest Census of Agriculture. Missouri agriculture remains second in the number of farms in the United States with more than 95,000 farms on 27.8 million acres. The data showcases the state’s unique foothold in agriculture commodity diversity and ability to bring home the next generation of agriculture’s workforce.