The new census shows that Iowa farms are continuing to grow larger but fewer in number as some farms are consolidated to form larger units. This study indicates some of the other things that happen as a result.
Heady, Earl O. and Hoffman, Randall A.
"What Happens When Farms Consolidate?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 15
, Article 6.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol15/iss8/6