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2019 FINBIN Report on Minnesota Farm Finances

Minnesota farmers continued to struggle with low profitability in 2019. Median net farm income was up slightly from the previous year at $36,211, but was still historically low. Each of the past five years has fallen in the bottom third of historical records when adjusted for inflation. Overall, 28% of farms lost money last year, 45% lost working capital, and 46% did not earn enough to cover scheduled debt payments. Profitability was mixed for Minnesota’s major commodity farms. Dairy and pork producers saw improved profitability for the year, whereas crop and beef farms saw continued similar income levels to the previous year. Not every operation struggled. Across all farms, the farms earning the highest net incomes, those in the top 20%, earned an average of $336,000. Those in the lower 20% lost almost ($78,000).

View the 2019 FINBIN Report on Minnesota Farm Finances to learn more about the financial health of the state's agriculture industry.

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