The number of farms in Wisconsin in 2020 was 64,400, down 500 from 2019, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service “Farms and Land in Farms 2020 Summary” report. The largest decrease was in the $1,000-$9,999 sales class, down 300 farms from 2019.

Total land in farms for Wisconsin during 2020 was 14.3 million acres, unchanged since 2017.

Wisconsin’s average farm size in 2020 was 222 acres, up 2 acres from 2019. The average farm size for those in the $100,000-$249,999 sales class increased 4 acres from 2019.

The number of farms in the United States for 2020 is estimated at 2.019 million,, down 4,400 farms from 2019. The number of farms in all sales classes declined. In 2020; 51.1% of all farms had less than $10,000 in sales and 81.5% of all farms had less than $100,000 in sales. In 2020, 7.4% of all farms had sales of $500,000 or more.

Total land in farms, at 896,600,000 acres, decreased 800,000 acres from 2019. The biggest change for 2020 is that producers in sales class $10,000-$99,999 operated 550,000 fewer acres than in 2019. In 2020, 30.1% of all farmland was operated by farms with less than $100,000 in sales, while 40.8% of all farmland was operated by farms with sales of $500,000 or more.

The average farm size for 2020 is 444 acres, unchanged from the previous year. Average farm size increased in the $250,000-$499,999, $500,000-$999,999, and $1 million or more sales classes and remained unchanged in all others.