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Fewer Farms Reported In 2015

KSCB News - February 18, 2016 3:27 pm

A new report shows the number of farms and ranches fell last year in Kansas.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Thursday that the state had 60,400 farms in 2015, down 600 from the previous year.

The number of farms with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased by 800 farms, while the number of those with more than $100,000 in sales grew by 200 farms.

Kansas has 46 million acres of land in farms and ranches, unchanged from a year earlier.

The agency says the average size of farming operations is 762 acres, up 8 acres from 2014.


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