Farming-occupation/low-sales. Small farms with annual sales of less than $100,000 whose operators report farming as their major occupation. (Excludes limited-resource farms whose operators report farming as their major occupation.)
Farming-occupation/high-sales. Small farms with annual sales between $100,000 and $249,999 whose operators report farming as their major occupation.
Large family farms. Annual sales between $250,000 and $499,999.
Very large family farms. Annual sales of $500,000 or more.
Nonfamily farms. Farms organized as nonfamily corporations or cooperatives, as well as farms operated by hired managers.
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