January 1, 2016

Carter County Farm Data

Number of Farms: 786 (38th)
Total Farm Acres: 105,842 (59th)
% Area Farm Acres: 40.2% (85th)
Total Ag Sales: $9,495,000 (83rd)

Corn Acres: 1,457 (7th8) Sales: $768,000 (76th)
Wheat Acres: 0  Sales: 0
Soybean Acres: 0  Sales: 0 
Tobacco Acres: 153 (79th) Sales: $368,000 (79th)
Vegetables/Melons Acres: 85 (24th) Farms: 36 Sales: $292,000 (25th)
Fruit/Berries/Tree Nuts Farms: 9 (49th) Sales: Not Reported
Hay Acres: 15,000 (60th) Sales: $1,254,000 (48th)
Poultry Number: 1,645 (60th) Sales: $23,000 (58th)
Cattle Number – All Types: 14,083 (55th)
Beef Cattle Sales: $5,862,000 (53rd)
Milk Sales: $309,000 (46th)
Hogs Number: 371 (26th) Sales: $16,000 (31st)
Sheep/Goats Number Sheep: 527 Number Goats: 1088  Sales: $61,000 (40th)
Horses/Mules Number: 2,000 (33rd) Sales: $113,000 (33rd)
Aquaculture Sales: $0

On-Farm Jobs: 1,663 (46th) % of Workforce: 17.6% (59th)
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Extension office: http://carter.ca.uky.edu



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