Most U.S. farms include two or three generations, according to a recent Farm Journal Pulse.
Farming is a family affair, and many family farms involve multiple generations.
A recent Farm Journal Pulse, a text message survey of farmers and ranchers, asked: How many generations are actively involved in your farming operation?
Here’s a breakdown of the results:
- 1 generation: 19%
- 2 generations: 47%
- 3 generations: 27%
- 4 generations: 4%
- 5 generations: 2%
Almost half of the 1,900 respondents reported two generation being actively involved in their operation. Another 500 or so respondents said 3 generations are involved.
Click the map below to see how people responded:
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