Ford County

655 farms accounting for 699,719 acres

$441.8 million in crop and livestock sales in 2012

Data according to the USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF FORD COUNTY

21 Ford County Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors:

  • Oilseed farming
  • Grain farming
  • Vegetable and melon farming
  • Fruit farming
  • Greenhouse, nursery and floriculture production
  • Cotton 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
  • Other animal food manufacturing
  • Flour milling
  • Animal, except poultry, slaughtering
  • Bread and bakery product, except frozen, manufacturing
  • Frozen cakes and other pastries manufacturing
  • Tortilla manufacturing
  • Sawmills
  • Nitrogenous fertilizer manufacturing
  • Farm machinery and equipment manufacturing
  • Veterinary services
  • Landscape and horticultural services

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

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

Impact Type             

Employment             

Value Added                 

Output

Direct Effect

6,739.6

$696,892,023.00

$4,722,681,361.00

Indirect Effect

1,923.1

$164,877,876.00

$317,473,184.00

Induced Effect

1,938.2

$124,905,133.00

$228,642,470.00

Total Effect

10,601.0

$986,675,032.00

$5,268,797,015.00