Big in some regions, ag is small potatoes in much of U.S.

Agriculture is a major industry in the Plains, Midwest, South and California, USDA data show, and the obverse holds too – in many congressional districts, farming and ranching is a minor economic factor. USDA’s 2012 Census of Agriculture says there are fewer than 5,000 farms in 57 percent of the 435 congressional districts. In 62… » Read More

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