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Number of ND farms down 3 percent

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Number of ND farms down 3 percent

FARGO — The average number of North Dakota farms is down 3 percent according to preliminary data from the 2012 Census of Agriculture.

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The data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service showed there were 30,961 farms in 2012, down from 2007.

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