Nebraska Farm Numbers Down 400 from 2017
Nebraska Ag Connection - 04/19/2019
Nebraska's number of farms and ranches declined during 2018, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the State, at 45,900, was down 400 farms from 2017. Numbers of farms and ranches in
Nebraska with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased 200 farms from a year earlier while operations with more than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased 200 farms.
Land in farms and ranches in Nebraska totaled 45.0 million acres, unchanged from 2017.
The average size of operation, at 980 acres, was up 8 acres from a year earlier.