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					                                                                                 JACKSON COUNTY
                                                               Total Land in Farms, acres            350,300
                                                               Number of Farms                         1,320
                                                               Average Farm Size, acres                  265
                                                                                 2002 Census Data
                                                               Average Age of Farmers                   54.3
                                                               Average Value of Farm & Buildings    $425,523
                                                               Market Value of: ($1,000)
                                                                   All Farm Products                $106,895
                        Acr.               Pro-                    All Crops                         $33,269
     2004 Crops         Harv.    Yield    duction   Rank           All Livestock                     $73,626
Corn/Grain, 000 bu.     91,000   169.6     15,430     77           Nursery and Greenhouse                  *
Soybeans, 000 bu.       43,800    50.8      2,225     90       Livestock, Number of head
Oats, 000 bu.            4,700    66.0        310      5           All Cattle and Calves              92,027
Wheat, bu.                   *                                     Beef Cows                          26,674
All hay, tons           45,800    4.60   210,500       2           Milk Cows                           5,797
Alfalfa Hay, tons       42,300    4.74   200,300       2           All Hogs and Pigs                  66,605




                                                                                  JASPER COUNTY
                                                               Total Land in Farms, acres            410,500
                                                               Number of Farms                         1,190
                                                               Average Farm Size, acres                  345
                                                                                 2002 Census Data
                                                               Average Age of Farmers                   54.4
                                                               Average Value of Farm & Buildings    $693,496
                                                               Market Value of: ($1,000)
                                                                   All Farm Products                $148,941
                       Acr.               Pro-                     All Crops                         $88,644
    2004 Crops         Harv.     Yield   duction    Rank           All Livestock                     $60,298
Corn/Grain, 000 bu.   159,500    194.2     30,970    15            Nursery and Greenhouse               $636
Soybeans, 000 bu.     141,400     54.5      7,706     7        Livestock, Number of head
Oats, 000 bu.           1,700     57.2         97    35            All Cattle and Calves              39,276
Wheat, bu.                  *                                      Beef Cows                          14,068
All hay, tons          22,900     4.34     99,400    21            Milk Cows                             686
Alfalfa Hay, tons      21,500     4.40     94,500    17            All Hogs and Pigs                 145,643




                                                                                JEFFERSON COUNTY
                                                               Total Land in Farms, acres            233,000
                                                               Number of Farms                           800
                                                               Average Farm Size, acres                  291
                                                                                 2002 Census Data
                                                               Average Age of Farmers                   56.3
                                                               Average Value of Farm & Buildings    $425,473
                                                               Market Value of: ($1,000)
                                                                   All Farm Products                 $48,558
                       Acr.               Pro-                     All Crops                         $26,516
    2004 Crops         Harv.     Yield   duction    Rank           All Livestock                     $22,041
Corn/Grain, 000 bu.   67,000     173.1    11,600     83            Nursery and Greenhouse                $46
Soybeans, 000 bu.     60,700      53.6     3,256     80        Livestock, Number of head
Oats, 000 bu.          1,200      36.7        44     71            All Cattle and Calves              20,616
Wheat, bu.             2,120      54.4   115,250      2            Beef Cows                               *
All hay, tons         16,400      3.26    53,400     45            Milk Cows                               *
Alfalfa Hay, tons     13,700      3.39    46,400     47            All Hogs and Pigs                  57,933

*Not published to avoid disclosure of individual operations.
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