Kentucky Ag Statistics


WHO WE ARE

Kentucky has 38,000 cattle farms (2009) with the average herd size of 27 head and the majority being family-owned. The state is home to over 2.15 million cattle (2012) making it the fourteenth largest cattle state.

KY’s beef cow herd consists of 995,000 head of beef cows (2012) making Kentucky the eighth largest beef cow producing state in the United States and the largest east of the Mississippi River.



CLIMATE & SOIL



CROPS & LIVESTOCK



GENERAL



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