Decatur County

293 farms accounting for 462,433 acres

$136.8 million in crop and livestock sales in 2012

Data according to the USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF DECATUR COUNTY

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

  • Oilseed farming
  • Grain farming
  • Vegetable and melon farming
  • 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
  • Bread and bakery product, except frozen, manufacturing
  • Veterinary services
  • Landscape and horticultural services
2017 FULL REPORT FOR DECATUR COUNTY
2016 FULL REPORT FOR DECATUR COUNTY
2015 FULL REPORT FOR DECATUR COUNTY
2014 FULL REPORT FOR DECATUR COUNTY

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

Impact Type               

Employment              

Value Added                  

Output

Direct Effect

356.9

$29,340,628.00

$124,730,782.00

Indirect Effect

127.1

$10,711,099.00

$19,955,034.00

Induced Effect

90.6

$6,063,377.00

$11,578,284.00

Total Effect

574.5

$46,115,105.00

$156,264,100.00