Agriculture production not staying local

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Agriculture production not staying local

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Local Production

Forage crops for livestock : $12 million

Cattle: $8 million

Ornamentals: $2 million

Grains, oil seeds and edible beans: $2 million

22 vegetable farms, yielding approximately $247,000 annually

61 fruit farms, yielding $867,000 annually



Source: Crossroads Resource Center, using USDA 2007 agriculture data

Agriculture production not staying local

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