Brown County

510 farms accounting for 294,888 acres

$140.51 million in crop and livestock sales in 2012

Data according to the USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF BROWN COUNTY

22 Brown 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
  • Commercial lodging
  • Dog and cat food manufacturing
  • Other animal food manufacturing
  • Bread and bakery manufacturing
  • Frozen cakes and other pastries manufacturing
  • Wineries
  • Sawmills
  • Farm machinery and equipment manufacturing
  • Food product machinery manufacturing
  • Veterinary services
  • Landscape and horticultural services

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

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

Impact Type              

Employment              

Value Added                  

Output

Direct Effect

1,030.6

$100,429,835.00

$567,171,265.00

Indirect Effect

478.2

$32,939,375.00

$71,658,276.00

Induced Effect

273.5

$18,363,963.00

$34,369,164.00

Total Effect

1,782.3

$151,733,173.00

$673,198,705.00