SSA logo: link to Social Security Online home903. What is a farm?

A “farm” includes:

  • dairy

  • fruit

  • fur-bearing animal farms

  • lands

  • nurseries

  • orchards

  • plantations

  • poultry

  • ranches

  • ranges

  • truck farms

  • stock

The term also includes greenhouses (except those used primarily for display or storage purposes or for making wreaths or bouquets) and other similar structures that are used primarily for the raising of agricultural or horticultural commodities.

Last Revised: Jun. 30, 2004