January 1, 2016

Nelson County Farm Data

Number of Farms: 1,326 (9th) Total Farm Acres: 187,755 (14th) % Area Farm Acres: 69.3% (37th) Total Ag Sales: $64,439,000 (26th)
Corn Acres: 20,512 (26th) Sales: $10,358,000 (24th) Wheat Acres: 8,628 (17th) Sales: $3,651,000 (13th) Soybean Acres: 21,937 (24th) Sales: $12,411,000  (23rd) Tobacco Acres: 1,324 (24th) Sales: $4,815,000 (26th) Vegetables/Melons Acres: 42 (53rd) Farms: 26 Sales: $134,000 (47th) Fruit/Berries/Tree Nuts Farms: 23 (7th) Sales: Not Reported Hay Acres: 38,145 (7th) Sales: $2,301,000 (23rd) Poultry Number: 2,960 (45th) Sales: $78,000 (36th) Cattle Number – All Types: 50,977 (9th) Beef Cattle Sales: $21,231,000 (15th) Milk Sales: $6,018,000 (11th) Hogs Number: 11,644 (7th) Sales: $1,702,000 (11th) Sheep/Goats Number Sheep: 561 Number Goats: 658  Sales: $90,000 (22nd) Horses/Mules Number: 2,800 (21st) Sales: $515,000 (21st)
Aquaculture Sales: $
410,000
On-Farm Jobs: 2,930 (15th) % of Workforce: 14.7% (65th)
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Extension office: http://nelson.ca.uky.edu

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