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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
Farmers

16,355

Number of
Female Farmers

5,009

Average Farm Size

287 Acres

Farm Ownership

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

Value of Sales:

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Acres of Farmland:

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Source: NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service)

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