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Minnesota Family Farms

Minnesota Family Farms

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

Minnesota Farms by the Numbers

Number of


Number of
Female Farmers


Average Farm Size

349 Acres

Farm Ownership

Family: 65,530 | 89.26%
Corporation: 3,215 | 4.38%
Partnership: 4,668 | 6.36%

Value of Sales:


Acres of Farmland:

Source: NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service)

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