County Data

The following section highlights each county in Kentucky. Crops produced, livestock inventories, milk production, and agricultural cash receipts are displayed with the appropriate rank among all counties. Data published here are available elsewhere in this bulletin, but this should aid data users interested in certain counties. Also, included for each county are 1982, 1987, 1992 and 1997 agricultural census data for number of farms, land in farms and harvested cropland acres.

Below is a table with data for the entire State, including Kentucky's ranking nationwide. On succeeding pages each county is listed alphabetically.

KENTUCKY DATA (2000 Population 4,041,769)
RANK IN UNITED STATES 2002 Preliminary
CENSUS FARMS ACRES IN FARMS HARVESTED
1982 101,642 14,179,284 4,835,631
1987 92,453 14,012,700 4,250,284
1992 90,281 13,665,798 4,417,651
1997 82,273 13,334,234 4,678,622
2002 CROPS                  ACRES HARV.    YIELD      PRODUCTION    RANK
CORN FOR GRAIN, BU            1,040,000    102.0     106,080,000      15
SOYBEANS, BU                  1,260,000     32.5      40,950,000      15
WINTER WHEAT FOR GRAIN, BU      340,000     53.0      18,020,000      18
GRAIN SORGHUM, BU                11,000     75.0         825,000      16
BURLEY TOBACCO, LBS             103,000    1,915     197,245,000       1
DARK FIRED TOBACCO, LBS           4,850    3,402      16,502,000       1/
DARK AIR TOBACCO, LBS             3,250    2,844       9,244,000       1
ALFALFA HAY, TONS               300,000     3.00         900,000      27
ALL OTHER HAY, TONS           2,100,000     2.20       4,620,000       3
BARLEY FOR GRAIN, BU              8,000     64.0         512,000      21


LIVESTOCK & MILK                          NUMBER   RANK
JAN 1, 2003 ALL CATTLE & CALVES        2,430,000     12
JAN 1, 2003 BEEF COWS                  1,120,000      8
DEC 1, 2002 ALL HOGS & PIGS              370,000     19
2002 MILK PRODUCTION, (000) LBS        1,614,000     24

CASH RECEIPTS           DOLLARS RANK
                         (000)
2002 CROPS           1,151,034    27
2002 LIVESTOCK       1,960,678    18
2002 TOTAL           3,111,712    24

1/ Type 22 - Ky.  Ranked #2,    Type 23 - Ky.   Ranked #1.

Last Modified: 05/04/2018