National Farmer's Day Quiz


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True or False: The majority of U.S. farms are owned and operated by major corporations.


False 97% of US farms are owned by families
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True or False: Women manage 30% of U.S. farming operations.


True – Women run more than 1 million farms in the U.S.
Question 3 of 6

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True or False: Agriculture provides more than 23 million jobs and is the largest employer in America.


True – Other than being a farmer, there are also many jobs in agriculture that in some way contribute to providing food for our growing world and that help foster healthy, enjoyable environments in our homes and communities. There are nearly 58,000 job openings in agriculture and related fields each year.
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What is the average age of the American farmer?


The average age of principal operator farmers is 58.3 years old. Among principal operators, 6% are under 35 years old, 61% are 35 to 64 years, and 33% are 65 and older.
Question 5 of 6

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True or False: Today, the average U.S. farm can feed an average of 75 people.


False – The average farm feeds about 155 people.
Question 6 of 6

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What percentage of farmers love their job?


Farmers work hard to feed a hungry and growing world. Farming is as much a mentality or lifestyle as it is a profession. Farming is such a time-honored tradition, and it gets in your blood - it isn't just a job, farming is a way of life.
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National Farmer's Day Quiz

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Novice Farmer

You are new to the world of farming, but that’s OK. You are clearly eager to learn more about the trade and techniques. Keep up the hard work and harvest on!
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Advanced Farmer

You’ve got the techniques down, and you know what you’re doing. A few more years in the books and you’re well on your way to becoming an expert.
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Expert Farmer

There’s no doubt about it that farming run through your veins. You clearly know everything about your farm, so go out and enjoy the harvest!
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Percentages are based on responses to this survey, and may not be indicative of the population at large.

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