U.S. tally of farms dips by nearly 1 percent, to 2.084 million

The government estimates there are 2.084 million farms in the country, down nearly 1 percent from last year due to a drop in the number of the very smallest farms, those with less than $10,000 in annual sales. That category lost 27,000 farms, while other categories of farms showed increases, according to the USDA’s annual “Farms… » Read More

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