Ness County

557 farms accounting for 678,149 acres

$63.5 million in crop and livestock sales in 2012

Data according to the USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture 

CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW OF NESS COUNTY

10 Ness County Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors:

  • Oilseed farming
  • Grain 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
  • Animal, except poultry, slaughtering
  • Bread and bakery product, except frozen, manufacturing
  • Farm machinery and equipment manufacturing
  • Veterinary services
2018 FULL REPORT FOR NESS COUNTY
2017 FULL REPORT FOR NESS COUNTY
2016 FULL REPORT FOR NESS COUNTY 
2015 FULL REPORT FOR NESS COUNTY
2014 FULL REPORT FOR NESS COUNTY

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

Impact Type             

Employment             

Value Added                   

Output

Direct Effect

552.1

$12,179,182

$69,131,422

Indirect Effect

94.7

$6,710,171

$12,853,078

Induced Effect

39.3

$2,610,909

$4,835,610

Total Effect

686.0

$21,500,263

$86,820,110