January 1, 2016

Marion County Farm Data

Number of Farms: 1,016 (22nd)
Total Farm Acres: 166,417 (25th)
% Area Farm Acres: 74.9% (29th)
Total Ag Sales: $56,491,000 (32nd)

Corn Acres: 11,961 (38th) Sales: $5,693,000 (33rd)
Wheat Acres: 1,478 (41st) Sales: $688,000 (28th)
Soybean Acres: 13,312 (36th) Sales: $8,943,000  (29th)
Tobacco Acres: 1,221 (29th) Sales: $5,229,000 (23rd)
Vegetables/Melons Acres: 55 (45th) Farms: 17 Sales: $263,000 (26th)
Fruit/Berries/Tree Nuts Farms: 8 (55th) Sales: $57,000 (29th)
Hay Acres: 31,510 (23rd) Sales: $1,664,000 (36th)
Poultry Number: 1,492 (65th) Sales: $55,000 (41st)
Cattle Number – All Types: 50,003 (10th)
Beef Cattle Sales: $22,770,000 (12th)
Milk Sales: $6,948,000 (9th)
Hogs Number: 9,980 (8th) Sales: $3,504,000 (7th)
Sheep/Goats Number Sheep: 644 Number Goats: 552  Sales: $80,000 (28th)
Horses/Mules Number: 2,000 (34th) Sales: $359,000 (34th)
Aquaculture Sales: $0


On-Farm Jobs: 2,544 (22nd) % of Workforce: 24.6% (42nd)
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Extension office: http://marion.ca.uky.edu

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