Rush County

488 farms accounting for 448,229 acres

$59.53 million in crop and livestock sales in 2017

Data according to the USDA 2017 Census of Agriculture 

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF RUSH COUNTY

22 Rush County Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors:

All other crop farming
Animal production, except cattle and poultry and eggs
Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots and dual-purpose ranching and farming
Bread and bakery product, except frozen, manufacturing
Commercial logging
Farm machinery and equipment manufacturing
Forestry, forest products, and timber tract production
Frozen cakes and other pastries manufacturing
Fruit farming
Grain farming
Greenhouse, nursery, and floriculture production
Landscape and horticultural services
Meat processed from carcasses
Oilseed farming
Other animal food manufacturing
Other snack food manufacturing
Poultry and egg production
Roasted nuts and peanut butter manufacturing
Support activities for agriculture and forestry
Tree nut farming
Vegetable and melon farming
Veterinary services

 

2020 FULL REPORT FOR RUSH COUNTY
2019 FULL REPORT FOR RUSH COUNTY
2018 FULL REPORT FOR RUSH COUNTY
2017 FULL REPORT FOR RUSH COUNTY
2016 FULL REPORT FOR RUSH COUNTY
2015 FULL REPORT FOR RUSH COUNTY
2014 FULL REPORT FOR RUSH COUNTY

Contribution of Agriculture and Agriculture Related Industries to the Rush County Economy


Contribution Type         

Employment             

Value Added                  

Output

Direct Effect

608

$23,000,000

$124,500,000

Indirect Effect

94

$5,400,000

$16,200,000

Induced Effect

33

$2,200,000

$4,400,000

Total Effect

735

$30,600,000

$145,000,000