Calling For ‘small’ Farmers

The cover package in the March 3 issue of Agweek looks at the recently released 2012 Census of Agriculture. The census finds that the number of small farms has risen since the last census was conducted five years ago.

I’m planning to write more about this important trend. I’d like to visit with, and profile, area agriculturalists with small farming operations who earn most of their income from an off-farm job.

If your fit that description, please contact me by March 29. My direct line is (701) 780-1111. My email is  My mailing address is Agweek, Box 6008. Grand Forks, N.D. 58206-6008.

No, you’re not farming thousands of acres. But you’re an increasingly important part of agriculture, and you have a story that should be told. Help me tell it.