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Texas Family Farms

Texas Family Farms

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

Texas Farms by the Numbers

Number of


Number of
Female Farmers


Average Farm Size

523 Acres

Farm Ownership

Family: 222,580 | 90.44%
Corporation: 6,859 | 2.79%
Partnership: 16,660 | 6.77%

Value of Sales:


Acres of Farmland:

Source: NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service)
Riley Branch at his family's cattle farm in Appermont Texas.

Keeping the Farm

Matthew Boerner, 20, attributes his strong work ethic to growing up on his family’s 1,000-acre farm in Pilot Point.

A Farmer’s Life for Me

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