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North Dakota Agriculture
North Dakota production agriculture generates over $8 billion in cash receipts each year.
Production agriculture is the largest sector of North Dakota's economy, making up to 25% of the economic base.
Nearly 24% of North Dakota workers are farmers and ranchers or are employed in farm-related jobs.
North Dakota has 31,600 farms and ranches. The average size of a North Dakota farm is 1,253 acres.
39.4 million acres—nearly 90% of North Dakota's land area—is in farms and ranches
North Dakota farms provide food and habitat for 75% of the state's wildlife.