January 1, 2016

Monroe County Farm Data

Number of Farms: 858 (31st)
Total Farm Acres: 172,276 (23rd)
% Area Farm Acres: 81.3% (16th)
Total Ag Sales: $77,238,000 (19th)

Corn Acres: 5,789 (48th) Sales: $3,102,000 (46th)
Wheat Acres: 1,176 (46th) Sales: $459,000 (34th)
Soybean Acres: 3,930 (60th) Sales: $2,956,000  (51st)
Tobacco Acres: 3,274 (3rd) Sales: $8,907,000 (9th)
Vegetables/Melons Acres: 29 (71st) Farms: 15 Sales: $99,000 (54th)
Fruit/Berries/Tree Nuts Farms: 6 (73rd) Sales: $23,000 (46th)
Hay Acres: 35,622 (11th) Sales: $2,226,000 (24th)
Poultry Number: 10,010,565 (9th) Sales: $26,511,000 (14th)
Cattle Number – All Types: 55,756 (5th)
Beef Cattle Sales: $24,207,000 (11th)
Milk Sales: $8,222,000 (7th)
Hogs Number: 74 (56th) Sales: Not Reported
Sheep/Goats Number Sheep: 164 Number Goats: 289  Sales: $21,000 (74th)
Horses/Mules Number: 1,300 (62nd) Sales: $127,000 (62nd)
Aquaculture Sales: $0


On-Farm Jobs: 2,056 (32nd) % of Workforce: 39.4% (15th)
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