The crops have changed, but many of the farms remain. Sod now replaces potatoes:
However, in 1990 the sale of turf to new construction was directly effected by the drop in real estate sales and new construction:
Many of the farms have been replaced by neighborhood developments, but at least one large dairy farm, Meadowburg, remains.
The following is a link to the sad story of a herd of holsteins killed during a fire:
Additionally in 1972, fire claimed a “valuable stud horse” in the Woodville section of Town:
Horses also continue to be raised in the area. Also horse racing has disappeared in Rhode Island, but in 1970, a Wyoming quarter horse was capturing trophies in his breed class.