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Maryland Family Farms

Maryland Family Farms

Passed down through generations, the majority of Maryland's farms are family owned and operated.

Maryland Farms by the Numbers

Number of
Farmers

5,996

Number of
Female Farmers

2,570

Average Farm Size

166 Acres

Farm Ownership

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Family: 10,132 | 84.17%
Corporation: 975 | 8.1%
Partnership: 931 | 7.73%

Value of Sales:

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Acres of Farmland:

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Source: NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service)

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