Female producers and female operated farms in the U.S.

Last Modified: Tue Mar 09 2021 09:23:57 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1,227,461
    Number of female producers in the United States accounting for 36% of the country’s 3,399,834 producers. This is up 27% from 969,672 in 2012. Numbers based on the 2017 Census of Agriculture.
  • 156,233
    Number of female producers in Texas, more than any other state.
  • 1,139,675
    Number of female operated farms in the United States accounting for 56% of the country’s 2,042,220 farms. This is up 23% from 923,945 in 2012.
  • 388 million acres
    Total area of the female-operated farms, accounting for 43% of U.S. farmland.
  • $148 billion
    Total agricultural sales from the female operated farms accounting for 38% of U.S. agriculture sales. $73 billion came through crop sales and $75 billion in sales of livestock and livestock products.
  • 9%
    Percentage of U.S. farms that are run entirely by women.