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Mink Farming Stats, Released July 2009

On July 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (National Agricultural Statistics Service) released its annual survey of mink farming in America. The USDA counted 274 mink farms in operation in 2008, a decrease from 283 in 2007 and the lowest number in decades (there were 438 mink farms in 1998, 1027 in 1988 and 1095 in 1978).

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