family farmer

noun

family farm·​er
: an individual or business entity whose debts and income arise primarily from a family owned and operated farming operation as set out in the Bankruptcy Code see also Bankruptcy Code

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“Family farmer.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/family%20farmer. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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