South Dakota ranch,farm acres remain unchanged

SD Ag ConnectionFebruary 22, 2021Agriculture News

PIERRE, SD – South Dakota’s number of farms and ranches remained unchanged during 2020, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the state, at 29,600, was unchanged from 2019.

Numbers of farms and ranches in South Dakota with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales was unchanged from a year earlier while operations with more than $100,000 in agricultural sales was also unchanged.

Land in farms and ranches in South Dakota totaled 43.2 million acres, unchanged from 2019. The average size of operation, at 1,459 acres, was unchanged from a year earlier.