Colorado Loses Farms, Ranches


According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service the number of farms and ranches in Colorado shrank by 100 operations in 2009, while the total land in production shrank by a negligible amount. The number of farms and ranches in the entire country remained unchanged from 2009.

The report also said that while the average size farm in Colorado was 864 acres, the average size farm in the United States was 418 acres.

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