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Updating the ERS Farm Typology

by Robert Hoppe and James M. MacDonald

Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-110) 40 pp, April 2013

Cover image for EIB110 Nearly 15 years have passed since ERS first released its farm typology; this report updates it to reflect commodity price inflation and the shift of production to larger farms.

Keywords: Classifying farms, family farms, farm businesses, farm operators, farm operator household income, farm size, farm structure, farm typology, large farms, large-scale farms, midsize farms, million-dollar farms, small farms

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Last updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013

For more information contact: Robert Hoppe and James M. MacDonald