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Small Percentage of Farms Generate Majority of Agricultural Sales

Created on September 8, 2016

Small Percentage of Farms Generate Majority of Agricultural Sales

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More than half of U.S. farms combined to generate less than 1 percent of all agricultural sales.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2012 Census of Agriculture, Farm Typology, Vol. 2, Part 10, January 2015, p. 1, http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2012/Online_Resources/Typology/typology13.pdf (accessed January 5, 2016).

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Tags: agriculture, US-Department-of-Agriculture