EAST LANSING, Mich. — The number of farms in Indiana in 2019 was 56,000, down 100 from 2018, according to Greg Matli, State Statistician of the USDA, NASS, Indiana Field Office. Land in farms was 14.9 million acres, down 100,000 acres from last year. The average size farm in Indiana was 266 acres per farm, down 1 acre from 2018.
The number of farms in the United States for 2019 is estimated at 2,023,400, down 5,800 farms from 2018. Total land in farms, at 897,400,000 acres, decreased 2,100,000 acres from 2018. The average farm size for 2019 is 444 acres, up 1 acre from the previous year.
— USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, Indiana Field Office
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