Marion County

981 farms accounting for 596,296 acres

$151.5 million in crop and livestock sales in 2012

Data according to the USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture 

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF MARION COUNTY

21 Marion County Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors:

  • Oilseed farming
  • Grain farming
  • Vegetable and melon farming
  • Greenhouse, nursery, and floriculture production
  • Cotton farming
  • All other crop farming
  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots and dual-purpose ranching and farming
  • Dairy cattle and milk production
  • Poultry and egg production
  • Animal production, except cattle and poultry and eggs
  • Commercial logging
  • Other animal food manufacturing
  • Fluid milk manufacturing
  • Animal, except poultry, slaughtering
  • Bread and bakery product, except frozen, manufacturing
  • Frozen cakes and other pastries manufacturing
  • All other food manufacturing
  • Farm machinery and equipment manufacturing
  • All other industrial machinery manufacturing
  • Veterinary services
  • Landscape and horticultural services

2017 FULL REPORT FOR MARION COUNTY
2016 FULL REPORT FOR MARION COUNTY
2015 FULL REPORT FOR MARION COUNTY
2014 FULL REPORT FOR MARION COUNTY

Impact of Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors on the Marion County Economy

Impact Type             

Employment           

Value Added                    

Output

Direct Effect

1,221.7

$71,846,081.00

$302,785,186.00

Indirect Effect

226.6

$34,096,865.00

$49,618,778.00

Induced Effect

147.8

$9,859,529.00

$18,067,225.00

Total Effect

1,596.1

$115,802,475.00

$370,471,189.00