There are 43,225 farms in Virginia, and of those, 2,026 farms are in our district. According to USDA Census, 363,535 acres in our District is in farmland; 110,038 acres are cropland (including hay) and 90,444 acres are pastureland.

Virginia Farm Facts

  • Virginia has 43,225 farms.
  • The typical Virginia farmer is 58.5 years old.
  • The average farm size is 181 acres.
  • Farms cover 7.8 million acres
  • Approximately 36 percent of Virginia’s primary farm operators are female.