2017 Female Farm Producers
Nationally, in 2017, 1.2 million (36 percent) of the 3.4 million agricultural producers in the U.S. were female producers and farms with one or more female producer comprised 56 percent of all farms. Compared to male producers, female producers are slightly younger and are more likely to live on the farm they operate. In Kentucky, there were 40,192 farms with female producers. Of the 43,501 female producers in the state, 27,212 identified as principle producers. In 2017, farms with female producers in Kentucky comprised 5,223,082 acres and generated $2,087,231,000 in sales.
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County Data Sheets
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EACH OF THE FILES CONTAINS 10 COUNTIES.
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These data are from the 2017 Census of Agriculture and are available from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service at: https://www.nass.usda.gov/AgCensus/
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For data from the 2012 Ag Census, see the 2012 Women Principal Farm Operator issue of Kentucky: By The Numbers https://kybtn.ca.uky.edu/node/5