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Farms and land in farms USDA regional report

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota’s number of farms and ranches decreased during 2015, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the State, at 31,300, was down 400 from 2014. Numbers of farms and ranches in South Dakota with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales declined 100 farms from the year earlier while operations with more than $100,000 were down 300 farms from 2014.

Land in farms and ranches in South Dakota totaled 43. million acres, unchanged from 2014. The average size of operation, at 1,383 acres, was up 17 acres from a year earlier.

ARIZONA

The number of farms and ranches in Arizona in 2015 totaled 19,500, down 100 operations from the 2014 estimate. Total land in farms in Arizona, at 26.0 million acres, was unchanged from the 2014 estimate. The average size of farm was 1,333 acres, compared to 1,327 acres the previous year.

COLORADO

The number of farms and ranches in Colorado in 2015 totaled 34,200, down 800 operations from the 2014 estimate. Total land in farms in Colorado, at 31.8 million acres, was down less than one-half percent from the 2014 estimate. The average size of farm was 927 acres, compared to 909 acres the previous year.

MONTANA

The number of farms and ranches in Montana in 2015 totaled 27,500, down 300 operations from the 2014 estimate. Total land in farms in Montana, at 59.7 million acres, was unchanged from the 2014 estimate. The average size of farm was 2,171 acres, compared to 2,147 acres the previous year.

NEW MEXICO

The number of farms and ranches in New Mexico in 2015 totaled 24,700, unchanged from the 2014 estimate. Total land in farms in New Mexico, at 43.2 million acres, was unchanged from the 2014 estimate. The average size of farm was 1,749 acres, unchanged from the previous year.

UTAH

The number of farms and ranches in Utah in 2015 totaled 18,100 unchanged from the 2014 estimate. Total land in farms in Utah at 11.0 million acres, was unchanged from the 2014 estimate. The average size of farm was 608 acres, unchanged from the previous year.

WYOMING

The number of farms and ranches in Wyoming in 2015 totaled 11,600, down 100 operations from the 2014 estimate. Total land in farms in Wyoming, at 30.4 million acres, was unchanged from the 2014 estimate. The average size of farm was 2,621 acres, compared to 2,598 acres the previous year.

UNITED STATES

The number of farms in the United States for 2015 is estimated at 2.07 million, down 18,000 farms from 2014. Total land in farms, at 912 million acres, decreased 1 million acres from 2014. The average farm size for 2015 is 441 acres, up 3 acres.

–USDA National Ag Statistics


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