[SN] Small Farms in Oklahoma
kathycarterwhite at earthlink.net
Thu Feb 5 12:53:25 EST 2004
Some Oklahoma farm data...
Oklahoma grows about 1,000 new farms per year, over the last few years.
The average US reportable farm has gone down in size from 464 acres to
435 acres over the years 1995 to 2002. This excludes the farms which
don't have at least $1,000 in farm product sales per year-- subsistence
and small garden farms. Oklahoma hasn't lost net farm lands, but farm
size is getting smaller as more farmers start up. Of 86,000 Oklahoma
farms, 54,000 farms are making under $10,000 per year. That's most of
Kathy in Oklahoma
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