Friday, February 19, 2016

USDA: PA Lost 900 Farms, 20,000 Acres Devoted To Farmland In 2015

The number of farms in Pennsylvania for 2015 is estimated at 57,900, down 900 farms from 2014, according to King Whetstone, Regional Director of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northeastern Regional Office.
Total land in farms, at 7.70 million acres, was down 20,000 acres from 2014. The average farm size for 2015 is 133 acres, up 2 acres from the previous year.
Click Here for the 2015 Farms and Land In Farms Report.

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