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America’s Diverse Family Farms: 2019 Edition

Christine Whitt, James M. MacDonald and Jessica Todd ()

No 301137, Economic Information Bulletin from United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service

Abstract: This report provides an overview of U.S. farms, including the latest statistics on production, financial performance, and farm household characteristics by farm size. Among the findings, 98 percent of U.S. farms are family farms and they accounted for 88 percent of farm production in 2018. Most farms are small (90 percent), and they accounted for 21 percent of production that year.

Keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy; Crop Production/Industries; Farm Management; Financial Economics; Labor and Human Capital (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 24
Date: 2019-12-12
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.301137

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