2002 Census of Agriculture

DAVIS COUNTY AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS
From 2002 Census of Agriculture

FARMS
Number of Farms              582
Land in Farms                   65,857
Irrigated Land                    21,275

Market value of agricultural products sold         $30,387,000
Crops, including nursery and green house      $26,470,000
Livestock and poultry                                             $  3,917,000

CROPS                             ACRES                        MARKET VALUE
Nursery/Greenhouse       412                                $19,126,000
Vegetables                         1,726                            $  4,070,000
Alfalfa                                   6,706                            $ 1,727,000
Wheat                                  2,969                             $    962,000
Corn                                     2,241                             $   786,000
Barley                                  395                                 $   145,000
Orchard                               173                                 $   221,000

Major Vegetable Crops/Acreage
Crop                                         Acres
1 Sweet Corn                          491
2 Onions                                  694
3 Pumpkins                            164
4 Squash                                 29
5 Watermelon                         51


LIVESTOCK                   NUMBERS                     SALES
Cattle and Calves            7,747                               N/A
Horses                              2,608                         $381,000
Sheep and Lambs          1.035                         $  74,000


SUMMARY
Among Utah counties, Davis County ranks second in vegetable production and also second in nursery and greenhouse crops.
Davis County is fourth in fruit production. Based on total agricultural
cash receipts, Davis County is ninth in the state.

Shawn Olsen
USU Extension Agent