The effects of land use management and agricultural crop structures on the equipment of family farms with the technical means were presented on an example of Wojnicz rural district in Tarnów province. The examined farms were characterized in respect of land utilization structure, agricultural crop structure and the equipment with technical means of production. Next, the statistical relationships were determined by use of STATISTICA v.5.0 programme. Exemplary diagrams of linear regression inserted in the paper, present the influence of independent variables such as agricultural land, arable land cereal crop acreage on the structure and equipment of machinery stock on the farms. On the ground of obtained results it was stated that the crop structure and – as a result – the direction of farms production are the fundamental criteria for providing equipment with technical production means for a farm.