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Island County Farm Demographics
Value Rank 
in State 
Average Age of Operator
Number of Farms
Total Land in Farms (acres)
Average Size of Farm (acres)
Total Cropland (acres)
Harvested Cropland (acres)
Value of Land and Buildings
Value of Machinery and Equipment
Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold
   All Crops and Nursery
   All Livestock and Poultry
Farm Production Expenses
Net Cash Return from Agricultural Sales
56.7 
278 
19,526 
70 
14,483 
9,755 
$ 93,919,000 
$ 7,350,000 
$ 9,251,000 
$ 1,208,000 
$ 8,044,000 
$ 8,005,000 
$ 1,088,000

28 
34 
33 
31 
30 
30
30 
30 
31 
25 
30 
30
Island County Crops-1996
Acres 
Harvested
Average 
Yield 
Total 
Production
Rank 
in State
Hay, Alfalfa (tons)  1,700 3.60 6,200 22
Hay, Other (tons)  3,100 2.50 7,800 23
Hay, All (tons) 4,800 2.90 14,000 20
Island County Livestock Inventory
Number 
of Head
Rank 
in State
All Cattle (January 01, 1997) 7,500 30
Beef Cows (January 01, 1997) 1,200 35
Milk Cows (January 01, 1997) 2,600 14
Horses & Ponies (1992) 596 25
Island County Orchards-1992
Number of Farms Total Acres Rank In State
Land In Orchards 20 42 30
Apples 15 16 29
Cherries, All 5 4 21
Grapes 5 6 12
Pears 6 4 23
*Courtesy of WASS*
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