If you plan to farm, the fact that the number of farms is decreasing tells only part of the story. In many ways, the larger units resulting offer increased challenge, responsibility and opportunity for those who will farm.
Acker, Duane C.
"For Young Men Planning to Farm,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 15
, Article 5.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol15/iss2/5