There are probably as many different types of farmers as there are different types of plants and animals whose products are consumed by humans. In addition to diversified crops farmers, who grow different combinations of fruits, grains, and vegetables, and general farmers, who raise livestock as well as crops, there are cash grain farmers, who grow barley, corn, rice, soybeans, and wheat; vegetable farmers; tree-fruit-and-nut crops farmers; field crops farmers, who raise alfalfa, cotton, hops, peanuts, mint, sugarcane, and tobacco; animal breeders; fur farmers; livestock ranchers; dairy farmers; poultry farmers; beekeepers; reptile farmers; fish farmers; and even worm growers.

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