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Stark County Ag Statistics

2007

2002

% Change

Number of Farms

865

774

12%

Land in Farms

837,143 acres

 777,118 acres

8%

Crop Land 63.2%
Pasture 33.8%
Other Uses 3%
Average Size of Farm

       968 acres

1,004 acres

-4%

Market Value of Production

$96,812,000

$47,772,000

103%

Crop Sales

$63,674,000 (66 %)

Livestock Sales

$33,138,000 (34 %)

Average Per Farm

$111,922

81%

Item

Quantity

State Rank

Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold ($1,000)
Total Value of agricultural products sold

96,812

27

Value of crops including nursery & greenhouse

63,674

31

Value of livestock, poultry, and their products

33,138

8

Value of Sales by Commodity Group ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas

61,033

31

Tobacco

0

0

Cotton and cottonseed

0

0

Vegetables, melons, potatoes, and sweet potatoes

         (D)

(D)

Fruits, tree nuts, and berries

0

0

Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod

        (D)

(D)

Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops

0

0

Other crops and hay

2,374

18

Poultry and eggs

16

19

Cattle and calves

26,611

12

Milk and other dairy products from cows

5,359

4

Hogs and pigs

59

24

Sheep, goats, and their products

243

12

Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys

127

11

Aquaculture

0

0

Other animals and other animal products

127

19

(D) Cannot be Disclosed

Top Livestock Inventory (number)
Cattle and calves

60,586

10

Colonies of bees

14,828

9

Horses and ponies

1,975

5

Sheep and lambs

1,168

10

Layers

604

8

Top Crop Items (acres)
Wheat for grain, all

259,747

6

Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop

97,612

6

Sunflower seed, all

13,037

28

Barley for grain

11,123

36

Oats for grain

10,545

6

Economic Characteristics

Quantity

Farms by Value of Sales
Less than $1,000

261

$1,000 – $2,499

42

$2,500 – $4,999

71

$5,000 – $9,999

54

$10,000 – $19,999

53

$20,000 – $24,999

8

$25,000 – $39,999

52

$40,000 – $49,999

32

$50,000 – $99,999

81

$100,000 – $249,999

104

$250,000 – $499,999

67

$500,000 or more

40

Total Farm Production Expenses ($1,000)

64,529

Average per Farm ($)

74,600

Net Cash Farm Income of Operation ($1,000)

44,105

Average per Farm ($)

50,989

For more information please contact:
United States Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20250
(800) 727-9540
www.agcensus.usda.gov