January 1, 2016

Rowan County Farm Data

Number of Farms: 356 (90th)
Total Farm Acres: 42,255 (94th)
% Area Farm Acres: 23.5% (99th)
Total Ag Sales: $5,235,000 (94th)

Corn Acres: 1,258 (85th) Sales: 581000 (81st)
Wheat Acres: 58 (78th) Sales: $0
Soybean Acres: 1,852 (74th) Sales: $926,000  (70th)
Tobacco Acres: 31 (95th) Sales: $96,000 (88th)
Vegetables/Melons Acres: 31 (66th) Farms: 16 Sales: Not Reported
Fruit/Berries/Tree Nuts Farms: 8 (53rd) Sales: Not Reported
Hay Acres: 7,827 (84th) Sales: $560,000 (79th)
Poultry Number: 779 (89th) Sales: $26,000 (52nd)
Cattle Number – All Types: 4,805 (89th)
Beef Cattle Sales: $2,202,000 (70th)
Milk Sales: Not Reported
Hogs Number: 0  Sales: Not Reported
Sheep/Goats Number Sheep: 83 Number Goats: 420  Sales: $21,000 (75th)
Horses/Mules Number: 1,000 (80th) Sales: $61,000 (80th)
Aquaculture Sales: $0

On-Farm Jobs: 805 (87th) % of Workforce: 6% (93rd)
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Rowan
Extension office: http://rowan.ca.uky.edu
Farm Bureau: https://www.kyfb.com/rowan/

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