Ness County

557 farms accounting for 678,149 acres

$63.5 million in crop and livestock sales in 2012

Data according to the USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture 

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF NESS COUNTY

11 Ness County Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors:

  • Oilseed farming
  • Grain farming
  • All other crop farming
  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots and dual-purpose ranching and farming
  • Poultry and egg production
  • Animal production, except cattle and poultry and eggs
  • Animal, except poultry, slaughtering
  • Bread and bakery product, except frozen, manufacturing
  • Frozen cakes and other pastries manufacturing
  • Farm machinery and equipment manufacturing
  • Veterinary services
2017 FULL REPORT FOR NESS COUNTY
2016 FULL REPORT FOR NESS COUNTY 
2015 FULL REPORT FOR NESS COUNTY
2014 FULL REPORT FOR NESS COUNTY

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

Impact Type             

Employment             

Value Added                   

Output

Direct Effect

562.3

$17,254,555.00

$80,904,865.00

Indirect Effect

100.7

$7,150,908.00

$14,177,617.00

Induced Effect

53.0

$3,501,575.00

$6,554,330.00

Total Effect

715.9

$27,907,037.00

$101,636,812.00