Number of Indiana Farms Slightly Decreases, Acreage Remains Unchanged from ’20 to ’21

by | Feb 23, 2022 | Ag News, Indiana Agriculture News, News Feed

The number of farms in Indiana in 2021 was 55,100, according to Nathanial Warenski, State Statistician of the USDA, NASS, Indiana Field Office. That’s down by 400 from 2020. Land in farms was 14.8 million acres, unchanged from the previous year. The average size farm in Indiana was 269 acres per farm, up 2 acres from 2020.

The number of farms in the United States for 2021 is estimated at 2,012,050, down 6,950 farms from 2020. Total land in farms, at 895,300,000 acres, decreased 1,300,000 acres from 2020. The average farm size for 2021 is 445 acres, up from 444 acres the previous year.

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