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Illinois Family Farms

Illinois Family Farms

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

Illinois Farms by the Numbers

Number of
Farmers

37,835

Number of
Female Farmers

7,885

Average Farm Size

359 Acres

Farm Ownership

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Family: 64,927 | 88.69%
Corporation: 3,716 | 5.08%
Partnership: 4,562 | 6.23%

Value of Sales:

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Acres of Farmland:

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Source: NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service)

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