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Cache County, 2012:
Number of farms: 1,217
Land in farms: 268,511 acres
Average size of farm: 221 acres
Median size of farm: 46 acres
Average estimated market value of farms: $778,555
Average estimated market value per acre: $3,529

Source:
      USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture
     

Farms by Size: Cache County, 2012
1-9 acres 278
10-49 acres 349
50-179 acres 313
180-499 acres 150
500-999 acres 85
1000+ acres 42
Source:
     USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture
     

Top Crop Items: Cache County, 2012
Crop Acres
Forage 59,955
Wheat for grain 22,287
Barley for grain 9,786
Corn for silage 7,052
Corn for grain 1,900
Source:
     USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture
     

Livestock and Poultry: Cache County, 2012
Livestock Number
Hogs and pigs 6,445
Sheep and lambs 1,398
Chickens 140 farms
Cattle and calves 52,367
Source:
     
     USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture
     

Farms by Value of Sales: Cache County, 2012
<$2,500 442
$2,500-$4,999 119
$5,000-$9,999 122
$10,000-$24,999 143
$25,000-$49,999 114
$50,000-$99,999 96
$100,000+ 181
Source:
     USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture
     

Primary Occupation of Principle Farm Operator:
Cache County, 2012
Occupation Number
Farming 486
Other Occupation 731
Source:
     USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture
     

Hired Farm Labor: Cache County, 2012
Labor Number
Farms that Hire Labor 385
Number of Workers Hired 1,505
Source:
     USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture
     

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