There are just over two million farms nationwide, down 9,000 from last year. Minnesota has 67,100 farms, down 300 from 2021. In North Dakota, there’s 25,900 farmers. That’s down 100 farms from one year ago. USDA is estimating South Dakota has 29,400 farms, unchanged from last year. The average farm size in the United States is 446 acres. In Minnesota, the average farm size is 379 acres. North Dakota has larger farms, with an average size of 1,514 acres. The South Dakota average is 1,469 acres.
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