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What is a Farm?

what is a farmWhat is a Farm? It may sound like a simple question, What is a farm?, but like all things, there is a need to have a consistent definition so comparison of data can be accomplished. Definitions many times are not universally accepted, and can cause distortions in how people interpret data.

"Definitions are used for statistical purposes, but do not adequately define what family farms are," said Jerry McReynolds, a wheat farmer and stockman from the northern part of Kansas, to Farm Policy Facts [blog].