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Washington County Farm Bureau
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ADDRESS
1165 N. Meadowlands
Fayetteville, AR 72704
PHONE
479-442-4266
ADDRESS
670 White Rd, Ste B
Springdale, AR 72762
PHONE
479-750-2062

Agricultural Profile


General

2007 Census of Agriculture
Average Age of Farmer 57
Number of Farms (farms) 2,915
Primary occupation is Farming 1,137
Land in Farms (acres) 327,225
Rented Land (acres) 71,539
Irrigated land (acres) 808
Market value of land & buildings ($1000) $1,351,823
Land & buildings avg per acre ($) $4,131
Market value of Equipment ($1000) $152,883
Government payments ($1000) $264

Type of Organization

2007 Census of Agriculture
Family or individual (farms) 2,622
Family or individual (acres) 268,733
Partnership (farms) 167
Partnership (acres) 28,927
Corporation - Family Held (farms) 76
Corporation - Family Held (acres) 18,611
Other (farms) 13
Other (farms) 37
Other (acres) 2,313
Other (acres) 8,641

Farm Income

Bureau of Economic Analysis
($1,000 unless otherwise stated) 5-Yr Average 2008
Total Cash Receipts & Other Income* $414,618 $397,360
    Cash Receipts: Livestock & Products $392,417 $374,773
    Cash Receipts: Crops $8,065 $7,841
    Other Income $14,136 $14,746
Total Production Expenses $332,378 $379,005
    Feed Purchased $116,152 $166,271
    Livestock Purchased $74,638 $64,593
    Seed Purchased $321 $303
    Fertilizer & Lime (incl ag Chemicals) $2,991 $2,516
    Petroleum Products $10,110 $9,180
    Hired Farm Labor Expenses $12,401 $9,709
    All Other Production Expenses $115,765 $126,433
Realized Net Income $82,240 $18,355


Commodity Profile


Livestock

Cattle Inventory NASS 2010: Other data 2007 Census
  Number of Farms Inventory
All Cattle 1,929 98,000
Beef Cows 1,723 58,000
Milk Cows 29 1,468
Swine 76 28,417
Horses 841 4,808
Broilers 173 20,487,381
Layers >20 Weeks 224 1,482,401
Pullets 44 527,293
Turkeys 63 1,347,582
Aquaculture -

Crops

NASS 2009 Production Data:
2007 Census Farm Numbers
    Number of Farms Acres Production
Hay dry tons 1,597 75,931 189,192
Orchards 34 265
Vegetables 64 134

Forestry

2009 Forest Inventory and Analysis Arkansas Forestry Commission
Land Area (Acres) Land by Ownership (Acres) Harvested Timber (Tons)
Forestland 331,222 Private 306,456 92.5 % Pine 0
Total 622,155 State Local 0 0.0 % Hardwood 50,626
Percent 53.2 % Federal 24,766 7.5 % Total Tonage 50,626


Economic Profile


Employee Compensation by Sector

Bureau of Economic Analysis
($1,000 unless otherwise stated) 5-Yr Average 2008
Farm Employee Compensation $10,136 $9,296
Private Employee Compensation $3,366,014 $3,521,959
    Manufacturing $643,908 $618,768
        Food manufacturing $226,852 $235,711
        Wood product manufacturing $13,887 $9,860
        Paper manufacturing
Gov & Gov enterprises $882,894 $1,063,902
Employee Compensation, recv'd $4,259,044 $4,595,157
Total avg comp per job (dollars) $43,024 $47,107

Employment

Bureau of Economic Analysis
5-Yr Average 2008
Private employment 97,051 95,283
    Manufacturing 15,545 13,886
Gov & Gov enterprises 17,178 18,385
Farm employment 2,946 3,005
Total employment 117,174 116,673

Personal Income

Bureau of Economic Analysis
5-Yr Average 2008
Personal income ($1,000) $5,733,267 $6,380,167
Per capita personal income $30,379 $31,872
Full & part-time employment 117,174 116,673
Population 188,725 200,181


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.