January 1, 2016

Meade County Farm Data

Number of Farms: 754 (40th)
Total Farm Acres: 119,495 (51st)
% Area Farm Acres: 60.6% (57th)
Total Ag Sales: $36,571,000 (49th)

Corn Acres: 18,719 (28th) Sales: $6,320,000 (31st)
Wheat Acres: 4,101 (26th) Sales: $1,591,000 (19th)
Soybean Acres: 16,072 (32nd) Sales: $8,131,000  (31st)
Tobacco Acres: 270 (64th) Sales: $863,000 (65th)
Vegetables/Melons Acres: 39 (55th) Farms: 13 Sales: $160,000 (45th)
Fruit/Berries/Tree Nuts Farms: 13 (31) Sales: Not Reported
Hay Acres: 20,355 (43rd) Sales: $1,643,000 (37th)
Poultry Number: 3,783,634 (18th) Sales: $10,427,000 (21st)
Cattle Number – All Types: 18,302 (45th)
Beef Cattle Sales: $6,606,000 (50th)
Milk Sales: $363,000 (44th)
Hogs Number: 155 (43rd) Sales: Not Reported
Sheep/Goats Number Sheep: 425 Number Goats: 638  Sales: $79,000 (30th)
Horses/Mules Number: 2,000 (35th) Sales: $159,000 (35th)
Aquaculture Sales: $0


On-Farm Jobs: 1,659 (47th) % of Workforce: 23.2% (46th)
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Extension office: http://meade.ca.uky.edu

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