Meade County

439 farms accounting for 617,997 acres

$296.8 million in crop and livestock sales in 2012

Data according to the USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF MEADE COUNTY

16 Meade County Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors:

  • Oilseed farming
  • Grain farming
  • Vegetable and melon farming
  • Fruit farming
  • Tree nut farming
  • Greenhouse, nursery, and floriculture production
  • 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
  • Other animal food manufacturing
  • Bread and bakery product, except frozen, manufacturing
  • Frozen cakes and other pastries manufacturing
  • Veterinary services
  • Landscape and horticultural services

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

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

Impact Type              

Employment             

Value Added                  

Output

Direct Effect

633.4

$50,558,261.00

$246,565,865.00

Indirect Effect

206.4

$17,479,043.00

$33,840,567.00

Induced Effect

117.7

$7,635,327.00

$14,497,877.00

Total Effect

957.4

$75,672,631.00

$294,904,308.00