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Michigan Family Farms

Michigan Family Farms

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

Michigan Farms by the Numbers

Number of


Number of
Female Farmers


Average Farm Size

191 Acres

Farm Ownership

Family: 45,174 | 88.05%
Corporation: 2,662 | 5.19%
Partnership: 3,470 | 6.76%

Value of Sales:


Acres of Farmland:

Source: NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service)

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