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What it takes to make money in farming – Size matters

by Miriam - February 24th, 2016.
Filed under: Agriculture.

Check out The Real Reason a Million of Acres of America’s Farmland Disappeared Last Year.

Not what you’d think.

There is a tipping point of “farm size” where the family farm can have fair chance of making money more often than losing money.  This is why a lot of farmers have outside employment to make ends meet.

Farmsize profit

Note – large non-family corporate farms are not as profitable as “Moderate-sales Small Family Farms.”  This suggests that farming is more than an investment in farmland.  It’s a way of life that requires personal commitment to succeed.

If you are a farmer, you already know this.

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