-In the last three decades, the number of small family farmers has dropped
-Almost 30% of agricultural subsidies go to the top 2% of farms.
-The smallest U.S. farms, those of 27 acres or less, have more than ten
times greater dollar output per acre than larger farms.
-In the United States, small farmers devote 17% of their area to woodlands,
compared to only 5% on large farms. Source: “The Multiple Functions and
Benefits of Small Farm Agriculture” Dr. Peter Rosset