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Cache County, 2007:
Number of farms: 1,195
Land in farms: 251,550 acres
Average size of farm: 211 acres
Median size of farm: 72 acres
Average estimated market value of farms: $464,945
Average estimated market value per acre: $1,878

Source:
      USDA 2007 Census of Agriculture
     

Farms by Size: Cache County, 2007
1 to 9 acres 231
10 to 49 acres 379
50 to 179 acres 320
180 to 499 acres 173
500 to 999 acres 66
1000 acres or more 46
Source:
     USDA 2007 Census of Agriculture
     

Top Crop Items: Cache County, 2007
Crop Acres
Forage 58,310
Wheat for grain 18,603
Barley for grain 9,218
Corn for silage 7,004
Safflower 4,031
Source:
     USDA 2007 Census of Agriculture
     

Livestock and Poultry: Cache County, 2007
Livestock Number
Chickens *
Cattle and calves 61,272
Mink and their pelts 38,250
Hogs and pigs *
Colonies of bees 7,057
* Number is unavailabe to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
Source:
     USDA 2007 Census of Agriculture
     

Farms by Value of Sales: Cache County, 2007
Less than $1,000 275
$1,000 to $2,499 143
$2,500 to $4,999 124
$5,000 to $9,999 121
$10,000 to $19,999 116
$20,000 to $24,999 45
$25,000 to $39,999 73
$40,000 to $49,999 47
$50,000 to $99,999 80
$100,000 to $249,999 58
$250,000 to 4$99,999 56
$500,000 or more 57
Source:
     USDA 2007 Census of Agriculture
     

Primary Occupation of Principle Farm Operator:
Cache County, 2007
Occupation Number
Farming 431
Other Occupation 764
Source:
     USDA 2007 Census of Agriculture
     

Hired Farm Labor: Cache County, 2007
Labor Number
Farms that Hire Labor 412
Number of Workers Hired 1,587
Source:
     USDA 2007 Census of Agriculture
     

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