Face of farming changing
Published: May. 4, 2023 at 11:10 AM CDT
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A new report shows the number of farms and ranches across the United States has dropped 3% in the last decade, but the number of women and minority farmers is going up.
The number of white male-operated farms decreased by nearly 15% between 2012 and 2017, according to a Thursday report from our content partner Talk Business & Politics.
However, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture analysis found more minorities and women became primary operators of farms and ranches in the last decade.
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