1992 CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE
Wayne County, Missouri
---------------------------------------------------[1992]-------[1987]-------[1982]
Farms (number)                                                     361                 360                 442
Land in farms (acres)                                        93053            94073          107848
Average size of farm (acres)                           258                 261                 244
Est. mkt val land & bldg@1 avg/farm ($)     118337       139117          137552
Est. mkt val land & bldg@1 avg/acre ($)          537                453                 591
Est. mkt val all mach@1 avg/farm ($)            17316           12732           14981
Farms by size - 1 to 9 acres 1                           6                       8                     14
Farms by size - 10 to 49 acres                         41                    53                    68
Farms by size - 50 to 179 acres                    149                 139                   167
Farms by size - 180 to 499 acres                  116                 118                   143
Farms by size - 500 to 999 acres               23                    29                     35
Farms by size - 1,000 acres or more         16                    13                     15
Total cropland (farms)                                   312                  294                  393
Total cropland (acres)                                  40845            37312            46941
Harvested cropland (farms)                        229                  228                   300
Harvested cropland (acres)                     17187             15498              23900
Irrigated land (farms)                                      4                       4                         7
Irrigated land (acres) 11 (D) 122
Mkt val of ag products sold ($1,000)    4476                4154                 5587
Mkt val of ag products sold avg/farm ($) 12399          11539            12641
Mkt val crop, inc nurs&grnh crop($1,000) 1182 856 2015
Mkt val lvestk, poultry, & prod ($1,000) 3294 3298 3572
Farms by value of sales Less than $2,500 105 122 156
Farms by value of sales $2,500-$4,999 85 83 90
Farms by value of sales $5,000-$9,999 76 69 78
Farms by value of sales $10,000-$24,999 51 44 68
Farms by value of sales $25,000-$49,999 24 26 28
Farms by value of sales $50,000-$99,999 15 11 12
Farms by value of sales $100,000 or more 5 5 10
Total farm production expenses@1($1,000) 4502 3097 (NA)
Total farm production exp@1 avg/farm ($) 12472 8627 (NA)
Net cash ret ag sales farm unit@1 (f) 361 359 (NA)
Net cash ret ag sls farm unit@1 ($1,000) (D) 301 (NA)
Net cash ret ag sales@1 avg per farm ($) (D) 839 (NA)
Operators by prin occupation-Farming 135 145 174
Operators by principal occupation-Other 226 215 268
Operators by days worked off farm-Any 232 204 284
Oper by days worked off farm >=200 days 162 140 190
Cattle and calves inventory (farms) 270 269 313
Cattle and calves inventory (number) 11379 10642 12122
Beef cows (farms) 240 239 262
Beef cows (number) 6004 5665 5546
Milk cows (farms) 11 5 28
Milk cows (number) 26 13 46
Cattle and calves sold (farms) 261 264 292
Cattle and calves sold (number) 5629 6105 6452
Hogs and pigs inventory (farms) 48 64 120


TABLE 1 COUNTY SUMMARY HIGHLIGHTS

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Hogs and pigs inventory (number) 4850 6150 8252
Hogs and pigs sold (farms) 47 65 128
Hogs and pigs sold (number) 13485 12658 17337
Sheep and lambs inventory (farms) 5 4 7
Sheep and lambs inventory (number) 106 57 240
Chickens >=3 months old inventory (f) 33 32 63
Chickens >=3 months old inventory (num) (D) 543 5155
Broilers... chickens sold (farms) 0 0 0
Broilers... chickens sold (number) 0 0 0
Corn for grain or seed (farms) 24 21 43
Corn for grain or seed (acres) 2569 901 2222
Corn for grain or seed (bushels) 268073 87743 176082
Corn for silage or green chop (farms) 2 1 5
Corn for silage or green chop (acres) (D) (D) 101
Corn for silage/green chop (tons, grn) (D) (D) 1158
Sorghum for grain or seed (farms) 27 41 45
Sorghum for grain or seed (acres) 1754 2164 2390
Sorghum for grain or seed (bushels) 132216 133401 162614
Wheat for grain (farms) 10 33 52
Wheat for grain (acres) 891 1274 2631
Wheat for grain (bushels) 34882 45500 81780
Barley for grain (farms) ... ... ...
Barley for grain (acres) ... ... ...
Barley for grain (bushels) ... ... ...
Oats for grain (farms) ... ... ...
Oats for grain (acres) ... ... ...
Oats for grain (bushels) ... ... ...
Rice (farms) ... ... ...
Rice (acres) ... ... ...
Rice (cwt) ... ... ...
Sunflower seed (farms) ... ... ...
Sunflower seed (acres) ... ... ...
Sunflower seed (pounds) ... ... ...
Cotton (farms) 0 0 0
Cotton (acres) 0 0 0
Cotton (bales) 0 0 0
Tobacco (farms) ... ... ...
Tobacco (acres) ... ... ...
Tobacco (pounds) ... ... ...
Soybeans for beans (farms) 32 45 69
Soybeans for beans (acres) 3296 4233 8402
Soybeans for beans (bushels) 87281 93174 208539
Dry edible beans, exc dry limas (farms) ... ... ...
Dry edible beans, exc dry limas (acres) ... ... ...
Dry edible beans, exc dry limas (cwt) ... ... ...
Irish potatoes (farms) ... ... ...
Irish potatoes (acres) ... ... ...



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Irish potatoes (cwt) ... ... ...
Sugar beets for sugar (farms) ... ... ...
Sugar beets for sugar (acres) ... ... ...
Sugar beets for sugar (tons) ... ... ...
Sugarcane for sugar (farms) ... ... ...
Sugarcane for sugar (acres) ... ... ...
Sugarcane for sugar (tons) ... ... ...
Pineapples harvested (farms) ... ... ...
Pineapples harvested (acres) ... ... ...
Pineapples harvested (tons) ... ... ...
Peanuts for nuts (farms) ... ... ...
Peanuts for nuts (acres) ... ... ...
Peanuts for nuts (pounds) ... ... ...
Hay-all (see text) (farms) 198 188 230
Hay-all (see text) (acres) 8989 7183 8587
Hay-all (see text) (tons, dry) 13582 10362 11383
Veg hv for sale (see text) (farms) ... ... ...
Veg hv for sale (see text) (acres) ... ... ...
Land in orchards (farms) ... ... ...
Land in orchards (acres) ... ... ...



(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
(X) Not applicable.
(Z) Less than half of the unit shown.
(NA) Not available.
... Unpublished data.
[B] Not available due to brackets.