January 1, 2016

Rockcastle County Farm Data

Number of Farms: 677 (51st)
Total Farm Acres: 90,856 (69th)
% Area Farm Acres: 44.6% (75th)
Total Ag Sales: $12,356,000 (78th)

Corn Acres: 1,235 (86th) Sales: $1,663,000 (55th)
Wheat Acres: 131 (72nd) Sales: $164,000 (39th)
Soybean Acres: 2,001 (71st) Sales: $987,000  (69th)
Tobacco Acres: 530 (52nd) Sales: $2,095,000 (47th)
Vegetables/Melons Acres: 30 (67th) Farms: 12 Sales: $76,000 (61st)
Fruit/Berries/Tree Nuts Farms: 11 (40th) Sales: $75,000 (25th)
Hay Acres: 19,458 (46th) Sales: $1,412,000 (41st)
Poultry Number: 1,323 (73rd) Sales: $10,000 (76th)
Cattle Number – All Types: 16,365 (49th)
Beef Cattle Sales: $5,146,000 (56th)
Milk Sales: $428,000 (43rd)
Hogs Number: 50 (66th) Sales: $3,000 (45th)
Sheep/Goats Number Sheep: 348 Number Goats: 571  Sales: $39,000 (54th)
Horses/Mules Number: 800 (89th) Sales: $112,000 (89th)
Aquaculture Sales: $0


On-Farm Jobs: 1,510 (54th) % of Workforce: 28.9% (38th)
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Extension office: http://rockcastle.ca.uky.edu

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