2007 Agriculture Census Finds More, Smaller Farms

In the past five years, the number of farms in the United States has grown 4% and the operators of those farms have become more diverse, according to results of the 2007 Census of Agriculture recently released by the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.  

The 2007 Census counted 2,204,792 farms in the United States, a net increase of 75,810 farms. Nearly 300,000 new farm

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