The number of farms in North Dakota and South Dakota this past year were unchanged from 2018. North Dakota has 26,100 farms and South Dakota has 29,600 farms. Minnesota lost 500 farms in the past year with the total now at 68,000 farms. The USDA report put the average farm size in North Dakota at 1,500 acres. The average farm size is nearly 1,460 acres in South Dakota and 375 acres in Minnesota.
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