January 1, 2016

Barren County Farm Data

Number of Farms: 1,869 (1st)
Total Farm Acres: 248,663 (5th)
% Area Farm Acres: 79.1% (22nd)
Total Ag Sales: $113,025,000 (10th)

Corn Acres: 22,033 (25th) Sales: $10,825,000 (22nd)
Wheat Acres: 2,952 (30th) Sales: $1,083,000 (24th)
Soybean Acres: 20,649 (27th) Sales: $11,655,000  (26th)
Tobacco Acres: 2,330 (8th) Sales: $9,148,000 (8th)
Vegetables/Melons Acres: 100 (19th) Farms: 28 Sales: $302,000 (24th)
Fruit/Berries/Tree Nuts Farms: 6 (69th) Sales: Not Reported
Hay Acres: 57,335 (1st) Sales: $3,959,000 (2nd)
Poultry Number: 6,446,068 (13th) Sales: $18,086,000 (17th)
Cattle Number – All Types: 85,523 (1st)
Beef Cattle Sales: 28,421,000 (9th)
Milk Sales: $28,199,000 (1st)
Hogs Number: 234 (32nd) Sales: $39,000 (18th)
Sheep/Goats Number Sheep: 905 Number Goats: 2,177  Sales: $173,000 (10th)
Horses/Mules Number: 3,600 (13th) Sales: $312,000 (13th)
Aquaculture Sales: $0


On-Farm Jobs: 4,342 (1st) % of Workforce: 17% (61st)
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Extension office: http://barren.ca.uky.edu

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