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.