When it comes to farming, a “medium” can sound large

A mid-size family farm in the United States averages 1,582 acres – 2.4 square miles – in size and rings up $645,000 in annual sales, says the Agriculture Department’s “Farm Typology” report. There are 118,340 mid-size farms, predominantly grain and soybean operations, although more than 40 percent also raise cattle and 5 percent have hogs. Only 5.6… » Read More

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