Farm Size

Business / Agriculture / Farm Size: Although a standard definition is not available, the most common way to measure farm size is by the value of gross farm sales. USDA defines small farms as those having less than $50,000 in sales annually, representing 73% of the 2.1 million farms counted in 1992. It considers the remaining 27% of all farms (with sales of $50,000 or more) to be commercial farms. Although the 558,000 commercial farms counted in 1992 were a relatively small portion of all farms, they accounted for 88% of gross farm sales.
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Other Words for Farm

Farm Interjectionection Synonyms: farmstead, farmhouse, grange, homestead, holding, land, farmland, acreage, arable, steading, smallholding, allotment, farm-toun, croft
Farm Noun Synonyms: cultivate, work the land, till the soil

Other Words for Size

Size Noun Synonyms: magnitude, largeness, bigness, bulk, extent, scope, range, dimensions, proportions, measurement(s), expanse, area, square footage, volume, mass, weight, hugeness, immensity, greatness, vastness, enormousness

Gross Farm Income

Business / Agriculture / Gross Farm Income: The monetary and non-monetary income received by farm operators. Its main components include cash receipts from the sale of farm products, government payments, other farm income (such as income from c MORE

Geographic Farming

Business / Real Estate / Geographic Farming: Farming/prospecting an area defined by specific geographic boundaries. The best geographic farms are particular subdivisions with similar demographics, such as: the price of homes, the ages of residen MORE


Business / Agriculture / Freedom-To-Farm: A phrase that was used in the congressional arena to characterize the production flexibility contract provisions of the FAIR Act of 1996. MORE