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USDA reports Arizona has the largest concentration of Indian farms


February 21, 2020

Darrell Yazzie, farmer with Tolani Lake Enterprises. Darrell began farming as a child in Klagetoh, Arizona with his mother. While attending Diné College, he interned for two years with the land grant office, where he learned new farming techniques each semester. He now works full-time at Tolani Lake Enterprises in collaboration with the Diné College extension program. (Photo Amber N. Benally)

Navajo Nation counties account for close to two-thirds of the state's total farms at 14,500 and 95 percent of farms and ranches are family-owned

Statistics show Arizona now has the largest concentration of Indian farms anywhere in the U.S.


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