Rice County

532 farms accounting for 457,603 acres

$258.2 million in crop and livestock sales in 2012

Data according to the USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF RICE COUNTY

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

  • Oilseed farming
  • Grain 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
  • Commercial logging
  • Bread and bakery product, except frozen, manufacturing
  • Frozen cakes and other pastries manufacturing
  • Dry pasta, mixes and dough manufacturing
  • Spice and extract manufacturing
  • Farm machinery and equipment manufacturing
  • Veterinary services
  • Landscape and horticultural services
2017 FULL REPORT FOR RICE COUNTY
2016 FULL REPORT FOR RICE COUNTY
2015 FULL REPORT FOR RICE COUNTY
2014 FULL REPORT FOR RICE COUNTY

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

Impact Type             

Employment             

Value Added                     

Output

Direct Effect

998.1

$66,214,667.00

$297,387,851.00

Indirect Effect

275.3

$22,286,962.00

$40,500,429.00

Induced Effect

186.4

$12,190,791.00

$22,385,102.00

Total Effect

1,459.7

$100,692,421.00

$360,273,382.00