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Mississippi Family Farms

Mississippi Family Farms

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

Mississippi Farms by the Numbers

Number of


Number of
Female Farmers


Average Farm Size

287 Acres

Farm Ownership

Family: 33,316 | 88.49%
Corporation: 1,463 | 3.89%
Partnership: 2,871 | 7.63%

Value of Sales:


Acres of Farmland:

Source: NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service)

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