How Much Farming Is Organic
How Much Farming Is Organic?
How much farming is organic? Demand for organic in 2015 was 6.2B, up from 3.2B in 2008. In 2014 (according to a 2015 survey) there were 14,093 organic farms and 3.7 million acres of organic farming acres in the USA.
If we look at this 3.7 million acres of organic farming area in the USA compared to the 9.2 million acres of total farming, then it's clear that organic farming and farms in the USA make up more than 1/3 of total farming. While overall farming is in decline, organic demand is increasing, thus expect to see in 2018 and beyond, organic farming overtake more of the traditional convention farming space in the USA.