Farms and Land in Farms
February 22, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WYOMING - The number of farms and ranches in Wyoming in 2017 totaled 11,400, down 200 operations from the 2016 estimate. Total land in farms in Wyoming, at 30.2 million acres, was down less than one-half percent from the 2016 estimate. The average size of farm was 2,649 acres, compared to 2,612 acres the previous year.
UNITED STATES-The number of farms in the United States for 2017 is estimated at 2.05 million, down 12 thousand farms from 2016. Total land in farms, at 910 million acres, decreased 1 million acres from 2016. The average farm size for 2017 is 444 acres,...