Average farm size in Europe 15 Hectares vs US at 180 Hectares


"Europe has 12 million farmers and an average farm size of about 15 hectares (by way of comparison, the US has 2 million farmers and an average farm size of 180 hectares)."

European Commission. "The common agricultural policy (CAP) and agriculture in Europe – Frequently asked questions," Reference: MEMO/13/631 Event Date: 28/06/2013 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-13-631_en.htm MEMO Brussels, 26 June 2013 The common agricultural policy (CAP) and agriculture in Europe – Frequently asked questions [verified 4/15/14]

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