TOWNSHIP CENSUS INFORMATION

 

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The table below depicts various data including, total number of farms, farm size, farm value, crops harvested, etc. for Kankake County. This data was taken from the 2002 Agriculture Census, performed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). For more detailed information visit the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) website at http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/.
 
Category Number
Farms (number) 722
Land in farms (acres) 347,161
Land in farms - avg. size (acres) 481
Estimated mrkt. value of land & buildings - avg. per farm (dollars) 1,342,239
Estimated mrkt. value of all machinery & equipment (dollars) 137,679
Farms by size - 1-9 acres 31
Farms by size - 10-49 acres 132
Farms by size - 50-179 acres 179
Farms by size - 180-499 acres 147
Farms by size - 500-999 125
Farms by size - 1,000 acres or more 108
Total cropland (farms) 699
Total cropland (acres) 333,821
Total cropland - harvested cropland (farms) 636
Total cropland - harvested cropland (acres) 326,000
Irrigated land (farms) 57
Irrigated land (acres) 13,695
Mrkt. value of agricultural products sold - avg. per farm (dollars) 166,150
Mrkt. value of agricultural products sold - crops ($1,000) 110,359
Farms by value of sales - less than $2,500 113
Farms by value of sales - $2,500 - $4,999 21
Farms by value of sales - $5,000 - $9,999 51
Farms by value of sales - $10,000 - $24,999 82
Farms by value of sales - $25,000 - $49,999 102
Farms by value of sales - $50,000 - $99,999 82
Farms by value of sales - $100,000 or more 271
Government payments (farms) 477
Government payments ($1,000) 4,886
Total farm production expenses - avg. per farm (dollars) 134,563
Net cash farm income of operation - avg. per farm (dollars) 46,888
Principal operator by primary occupation - farming (number) 521
Principal operator by primary occupation - other (number) 201
Principal operator by days worked off farm - any (number) 404
Principal operator by days worked off farm - any - 200+ more days 251
Selected crops harvested - corn for grain (farms) 519
Selected crops harvested - corn for grain (acres) 167,548
Selected crops harvested - corn for grain (bushels) 21,852,334
Selected crops harvested - wheat for grain (farms) 83
Selected crops harvested - wheat for grain (acres) 3,735
Selcted crops havested - wheat for grain (bushels) 244,732
Selected crops harvested - oats for grain (farms) 21
Selected crops harvested - oats for grain (acres) 371
Selected crops harvested - oats for grain (bushels) 26,807
Selected crops harvested - soybeans for beans (farms) 515
Selected crops harvested - soybeans for beans (acres) 143,260
Selected crops harvested - soybeans for beans (bushels) 5,931,087
Selected crops harvested - vegetables harvested for sale (farms) 23
Selected crops harvested - vegetables harvested for sale (acres) 2,179
   
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