Distribution of farms, value of production, and farm assets, 2013

Percent of U.S. farms, value of production, or assets

Bar chart with 8 groups with 3 items per group.

Group 1, Retirement.
Item 1, Farms 12.5.
Item 2, Value of production 1.1.
Item 3, Farm assets 7.7.
Group 2, Off-farm occupation.
Item 1, Farms 42.9.
Item 2, Value of production 5.2.
Item 3, Farm assets 20.4.
Group 3, Farming occupation: Low-sales.
Item 1, Farms 28.1.
Item 2, Value of production 6.1.
Item 3, Farm assets 20.6.
Group 4, Farming occupation: Moderate-sales.
Item 1, Farms 5.1.
Item 2, Value of production 10.
Item 3, Farm assets 9.1.
Group 5, Midsize family farms.
Item 1, Farms 5.4.
Item 2, Value of production 19.5.
Item 3, Farm assets 15.1.
Group 6, Large.
Item 1, Farms 3.2.
Item 2, Value of production 32.
Item 3, Farm assets 16.9.
Group 7, Very large.
Item 1, Farms 0.3.
Item 2, Value of production 13.7.
Item 3, Farm assets 4.3.
Group 8, Nonfamily.
Item 1, Farms 2.4.
Item 2, Value of production 12.4.
Item 3, Farm assets 6.

Note: Small family farms have gross cash farm income (GCFI) < $350,000. Midsize family farms have GCFI of $350,000-$999,999. Large-scale family farms have GCFI of $1,000,000 or more.
Source: USDA, Economic Research Service and National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2013 Agricultural Resource Management Survey.