Cherokee County

729 farms accounting for 308,233 acres

$86.9 million in crop and livestock sales in 2012

Data according to the USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF CHEROKEE COUNTY

19 Cherokee County Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors:

  • Oilseed farming
  • Grain farming
  • Vegetable and melon farming
  • Fruit farming
  • Tree nut 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
  • Commercial logging
  • Dog and cat food manufacturing
  • Other animal food manufacturing
  • Animal, except poultry, slaughtering
  • Bread and bakery products, except frozen, manufacturing
  • Frozen cakes and other pastries manufacturing
  • Pesticide and other agricultural chemical manufacturing
  • Food product machinery manufacturing
  • Veterinary services
  • Landscape and horticultural services

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

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

Impact Type               

Employment             

Value Added                   

Output

Direct Effect

970.3

$78,396,121.00

$401,055,911.00

Indirect Effect

360.2

$24,257,030.00

$53,744,431.00

Induced Effect

265.8

$14,580,878.00

$28,105,200.00

Total Effect

1,596.3

$118,234,028.00

$482,905,543.00