Daily Archives: 4 March 2009

SW MN Farm Size Pt II

There are over 8,000 farms in the nine counties of Region 8 in Southwest Minnesota.  Measured by acreage, the largest cohort of farms in the state is 50-179 acres, while the largest group in our region is 180-499 acres. Measured by the market … Continue reading

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SW MN Farm Size

SWMN Farm Size By County 2007 The average farm size in Southwest Minnesota is about 1/4 larger than in the state overall. This is corn and bean country, fairly evenly split with livestock and hog operations. Diversification seems to favor … Continue reading

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