In Numbers: U.S. Farmers Today

April 20, 2009 07:00 PM
 

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3,281,534 All farm operators (defined by sales over $1,000)

23,350 Farmers who list agritourism as part of their operation

$557 million: Value of agri-tourism to agriculture

20,437 Number of organic farmers

12,549 Farmers who sell through community-supported agriculture

1,399,791 Operators who say farming is their primary business

1,881,743  Operators who list something else as primary business

1,313,817 Operators who work 200 or more days off the farm

1,117,957  Operators who say they have no off-farm income

418  Average acres in a farm as defined (sales over $1,000)




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