Management, Media, Policy

Ag Census: Don’t panic over numbers, expert says

UC’s Sumner points to methodology changes, difficulty in gathering data.

Western FarmPress / April 12, 2019

One of the really interesting changes is who reports as a farmer [. . .] In most farms I know, the principal operator is the granddad [. . .] So you may have Louise, his 39-year-old daughter, run the place, but he’s the one who’s listed. Then somebody says, ‘Look how old farmers are.’

AIC Director Dan Sumner

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