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Agriculture Census Figures Show Virginia Farming Remains Important

Agriculture Census Figures Show Virginia Farming Remains Important

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The latest agriculture census shows Virginia has more than eight million acres devoted to farming. That’s 2.4% more than the farmland total from the 2007 census. The average value of agricultural products sold per farm exceeds $81,000, and the average age of the principal farm operator is 59 and a half. Livestock accounts for $2.4 billion of the Virginia farm economy.

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