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Farms and Land in Farms – USDA Report

ARIZONA

The number of farms and ranches in Arizona in 2018 totaled 19,200, up 100 operations from the 2017 estimate. Total land in farms in Arizona, at 26.2 million acres, was up less than one-half percent from the 2017 estimate. The average size of farm was 1,365 acres, compared to 1,366 acres the previous year.

COLORADO

The number of farms and ranches in Colorado in 2018 totaled 38,900, unchanged from the 2017 estimate. Total land in farms in Colorado, at 31.8 million acres, was unchanged from the 2017 estimate. The average size of farm was 817 acres, unchanged from the previous year.

MONTANA

The number of farms and ranches in Montana in 2018 totaled 26,900, down 100 operations from the 2017 estimate. Total land in farms in Montana, at 58.0 million acres, was down less than one-half percent from the 2017 estimate. The average size of farm was 2,156 acres, compared to 2,152 acres the previous year.

NEW MEXICO

The number of farms and ranches in New Mexico in 2018 totaled 24,700, down 300 operations from the 2017 estimate. Total land in farms in New Mexico, at 40.5 million acres, was down less than one-half percent from the 2017 estimate. The average size of farm was 1,640 acres, compared to 1,628 acres the previous year.

UTAH

The number of farms and ranches in Utah in 2018 totaled 18,100, down 300 operations from the 2017 estimate. Total land in farms in Utah at 10.7 million acres, was down 1 percent from the 2017 estimate. The average size of farm was 591 acres, compared to 587 acres the previous year.

WYOMING

The number of farms and ranches in Wyoming in 2018 totaled 11,900, unchanged from the 2017 estimate. Total land in farms in Wyoming, at 29.0 million acres, was unchanged from the 2017 estimate. The average size of farm was 2,437 acres, unchanged from the previous year.

UNITED STATES

The number of farms in the United States for 2018 is estimated at 2,029,200, down 12,800 farms from 2017. Total land in farms, at 899,500,000 acres, decreased 870,000 acres from 2017. The average farm size for 2018 is 443 acres, up 2 acres from the previous year.

 

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