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Crawford County Farm Bureau
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ADDRESS
3430 Kibler Rd
Van Buren, AR 72956-5014
PHONE
479-474-5229

Agricultural Profile


General

2007 Census of Agriculture
Average Age of Farmer 57
Number of Farms (farms) 1,026
Primary occupation is Farming 383
Land in Farms (acres) 119,227
Rented Land (acres) 33,608
Irrigated land (acres) 2,134
Market value of land & buildings ($1000) $387,213
Land & buildings avg per acre ($) $3,248
Market value of Equipment ($1000) $66,551
Government payments ($1000) $171

Type of Organization

2007 Census of Agriculture
Family or individual (farms) 919
Family or individual (acres) 97,762
Partnership (farms) 76
Partnership (acres) 17,129
Corporation - Family Held (farms) 24
Corporation - Family Held (acres) 3,193
Other (farms) -
Other (farms) 7
Other (acres) -
Other (acres) 1,143

Farm Income

Bureau of Economic Analysis
($1,000 unless otherwise stated) 5-Yr Average 2008
Total Cash Receipts & Other Income* $69,477 $58,254
    Cash Receipts: Livestock & Products $51,037 $43,901
    Cash Receipts: Crops $14,441 $10,114
    Other Income $3,998 $4,239
Total Production Expenses $58,343 $60,169
    Feed Purchased $11,925 $15,958
    Livestock Purchased $12,497 $11,274
    Seed Purchased $1,221 $1,434
    Fertilizer & Lime (incl ag Chemicals) $1,493 $1,577
    Petroleum Products $2,358 $2,169
    Hired Farm Labor Expenses $3,954 $3,357
    All Other Production Expenses $24,896 $24,400
Realized Net Income $11,133 -$1,915


Commodity Profile


Livestock

Cattle Inventory NASS 2010: Other data 2007 Census
  Number of Farms Inventory
All Cattle 643 25,000
Beef Cows 555
Milk Cows 4 (D)
Swine 25 214
Horses 296 1,804
Broilers 28 1,949,626
Layers >20 Weeks 80 161,087
Pullets 10 365
Turkeys 8 83,051
Aquaculture 1

Crops

NASS 2009 Production Data:
2007 Census Farm Numbers
    Number of Farms Acres Production
Corn  bushel 12 1,750 184,000
Soybeans  bushel 22 12,600 293,200
Hay dry tons 476 25,409 55,945
Orchards 25 60
Vegetables 21 470

Forestry

2009 Forest Inventory and Analysis Arkansas Forestry Commission
Land Area (Acres) Land by Ownership (Acres) Harvested Timber (Tons)
Forestland 209,205 Private 122,241 58.4 % Pine 0
Total 365,898 State Local 0 0.0 % Hardwood 21,316
Percent 57.2 % Federal 86,964 41.6 % Total Tonage 21,316


Economic Profile


Employee Compensation by Sector

Bureau of Economic Analysis
($1,000 unless otherwise stated) 5-Yr Average 2008
Farm Employee Compensation $3,494 $3,137
Private Employee Compensation $629,618 $664,680
    Manufacturing $131,931 $148,691
        Food manufacturing $73,095 $83,723
        Wood product manufacturing $1,643 $1,605
        Paper manufacturing $0 $0
Gov & Gov enterprises $113,386 $124,139
Employee Compensation, recv'd $746,499 $791,956
Total avg comp per job (dollars) $36,148 $37,714

Employment

Bureau of Economic Analysis
5-Yr Average 2008
Private employment 23,332 23,937
    Manufacturing 3,743 3,954
Gov & Gov enterprises 2,574 2,556
Farm employment 1,034 1,060
Total employment 26,941 27,553

Personal Income

Bureau of Economic Analysis
5-Yr Average 2008
Personal income ($1,000) $1,424,973 $1,540,918
Per capita personal income $24,590 $25,638
Full & part-time employment 26,941 27,553
Population 57,950 60,103


NOTE:
(D) indicates the data is not shown to avoid disclosure of confidential innumFormation, but the estimates for this item are included in the totals.
(L) Less than $50,000, but the estimates for this item are included in the totals.