EAST LANSING, Mich. — The number of farms in Michigan in 2020 was 46,500, down 500 from 2019, according to Marlo Johnson, Director of the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Regional Office. Land in farms was 9.8 million acres, unchanged from last year. The average size farm in Michigan was 211 acres per farm, up 2 acres from 2019.
The number of farms in the United States for 2020 is estimated at 2,019,000, down 4,400 farms from 2019. Total land in farms, at 896,600,000 acres, decreased 800,000 acres from 2019. The average farm size for 2020 is 444 acres, unchanged from the previous year.
— USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
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