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Agricultural Data for Cannon County

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Cannon County offers serene settings throughout its rolling hill sides.

Average size of farms: 125 acres

Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14348

Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $191.17

The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.79%

The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.99%

Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18328

Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.20%

Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.24%

Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34176

The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.10%

Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years

Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.93

Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.44%

Corn for grain: 5260 harvested acres

All wheat for grain: 886 harvested acres

Soybeans for beans: 9410 harvested acres

Vegetables: 70 harvested acres

Land in orchards: 8 acres