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KY Agriculture

Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09

 


Agriculture Statistics - Kentucky
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
May 25, 2006, 13:59 PST




TOP COMMODITIES, EXPORTS, AND COUNTIES

Top 5 agriculture commodities, 2001
Commodity Value of receipts
thousand $
Percent of state total
farm receipts
Percent of US value
1.     Horses/mules 800,000 22.5 81.2
2.     Tobacco 566,276 16.0 30.1
3.     Broilers 503,997 14.2 3.0
4.     Cattle and calves 499,782 14.1 1.2
5.     Corn 284,184 8.0 1.7
 
All commodities
3,548,328   1.7
 
For more details about Kentucky's top agriculture commodities, see Leading commodities for cash receipts, or contact Roger Strickland, 202-694-5592.



Top 5 agriculture exports, estimates, FY 2001
Commodity Rank among
states
Value
million $
1.     Live animals and meat 5 298.0
2.     Tobacco unmfd. 2 285.2
3.     Other 16 113.6
4.     Soybeans and products 14 111.9
5.     Feed grains and products 15 90.9
 
Overall
19 1,010.1
 
For more information on exports see the Agricultural Trade Briefing Room or ERS's Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) or contact Carol Whitton, 202-694-5287.



Top 5 counties in agricultural sales 1997
Counties Percent of state's
total receipts
Million $
1.     Fayette 4.5 139.3
2.     Woodford 3.8 115.4
3.     Graves 3.7 114.7
4.     Bourbon 2.9 89.9
5.     Christian 2.7 82.6
 
State total
  3,064.5
 
For more information about the Census of Agriculture see the National Agricultural
Statistics Service's
web page, or call 1-800-727-9540.

*EXTRA* Need more? For a printable fact sheet about Kentucky Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.





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