Just ask Jerry Miller, founder of FarmersOnly.com, the dating site aimed at anyone who doesnt count themselves as a city slicker. But Miller is thrilled when people stumble on his delightfully goofy commercials for the site.
How many members does farmers only have?
Low Membership and Traffic Volume Farmers Only has over 150,000 registered users. While that may seem like a large number, its a fraction of the members other sites have. On average, FarmersOnly.com sees about 418,000 hits per day.
Is farming still profitable?
Despite massive capital investment and the huge cost of soil fertility, only 43% of farms are profitable. Despite massive capital investment and the huge cost of soil fertility, only 43% of farms are profitable, the 2017 USDA agricultural census says.
How many acres does a farmer need to make a living?
There is no hard-and-fast land requirement. However, the farmers I spoke with said that someone would need at least 500 owned acres and 1,000 leased acres to make a living. The quality of the land certainly affects those numbers.