Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-203) 28 pp

December 2018

America’s Diverse Family Farms: 2018 Edition

This report provides an overview of U.S. farms, including the latest statistics on production, financial performance, and farm household characteristics by farm size categories. In 2017, 98 percent of U.S. farms were family farms, and they accounted for 87 percent of farm production.

See related Webinar: America's Diverse Family Farms: 2018 Edition.

Keywords: family farms, small farms, farm typology, production contracts, marketing contracts, farm household income, government payments, ARMS

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Last updated: Thursday, December 13, 2018

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