Agricultural Sales

Agricultural sales measures the dollar amount of the sales in each county, it is a proxy for the amount of agricultural activity in each county.

Cattle Inventory

Cattle Inventory measures the number of cattle in each county. Along with agricultural sales it helps determine which counties have more ranching activity versus others kinds of agricultural activity.

Resident Operators

Resident Operators reports the number of operators that live on the farm. It is a proxy for absentee ownership of farm assets.