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Agricultural acres down significantly over last 100 years

According to Vegetable and Specialty Crop News, “Agricultural acres have dropped dramatically over the last 100 years throughout the Southeast. According to¬†, Georgia and Alabama were two of the top four states to see their farm land decrease the most.” The loss has come as farmlands have shifted to new housing developments as well as commercial uses. Fortunately, efficiency and yield have improved our productivity, which means we have been able to feed more people with less acreage. You can read more at

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