January 1, 2016

Mercer County Farm Data

Number of Farms: 1,067 (18th)
Total Farm Acres: 144,250 (34th)
% Area Farm Acres: 89.8% (4th)
Total Ag Sales: $50,677,000 (36th)

Corn Acres: 3,132 (61st) Sales: $2,178,000 (52nd)
Wheat Acres: 366 (57th) Sales: $150,000 (40th)
Soybean Acres: 3,850 (61st) Sales: $1,712,000  (62nd)
Tobacco Acres: 697 (47th) Sales: $2,802,000 (40th)
Vegetables/Melons Acres: 56 (43rd) Farms: 30 Sales: $324,000 (22nd)
Fruit/Berries/Tree Nuts Farms: 17 (22nd) Sales: $34,000 (38th)
Hay Acres: 35,139 (14th) Sales: $1,600,000 (38th)
Poultry Number: 3,591 (41st) Sales: $46,000 (42nd)
Cattle Number – All Types: 53,040 (8th)
Beef Cattle Sales: $35,507,000 (2nd)
Milk Sales: $2,604,000 (21st)
Hogs Number: 209 (36th) Sales: Not Reported
Sheep/Goats Number Sheep: 1,214 Number Goats: 1156  Sales: $583,000 (1st)
Horses/Mules Number: 3,700 (12th) Sales: $2,384,000 (12th)
Aquaculture Sales: $0


On-Farm Jobs: 2,233 (25th) % of Workforce: 22.7% (49th)
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Extension office: http://mercer.ca.uky.edu

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