States With The Most Farms (Ranking 1 to 50)

The United States had 2.023 million farms in 2019.

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Texas had the most farms in the United States in 2019 followed by Missouri and Iowa. Texas had more farms than Missouri and Iowa combined.

Seven (7) states had more than 70,000 farms in 2019:  Texas, Missouri, Iowa, Ohio, Oklahoma, Kentucky & Illinois

Thirty nine (39) states had more than 12,000 farms in 2019.

Farm Defined

A farm is "any place from which $1,000 or more of agricultural products were produced and sold, or normally would have been sold, during the year." Government payments are included in sales. Ranches, institutional farms, experimental and research farms, and Indian Reservations are included as farms. Places with the entire acreage enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP), and other government conservation programs are counted as farms.