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While the majority of U.S. farm operators are older white males, the American farmer is becoming more diverse than you might think. Dan Miyasako is a third-generation Japanese-American farmer in eastern Oregon, in a community of Japanese-American farmers. In California, Sikhs and Armenians grow raisins and new Hmong farmers raise produce, while in Orange County, New York, Korean-Americans are acquiring farmland. Since 1997, the number of African-American farmers has begun increasing again, after years of precipitous decline, and the number of women who are principal farm operators is increasing. While many long-time farmers see stagnation and become discouraged because they see no future in farming, new immigrants see opportunity and the promise of more success than they have realized at home.