As shown in the above table, agriculture, food, and food processing sectors support 1,860 jobs, or 13.31% of the entire workforce in the county. These sectors provide a total economic contribution of approximately $364.1 million (roughly 32.08% of the economy.)
In the top ten agriculture, food, and food processing sectors by employment, the beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots and dual-purpose ranching and farming sector is the top employer with 495 employees. This table also shows the amount of jobs that are created by the agriculture industry in Pottawatomie County.
The breakfast cereal manufacturing sector directly contributes approximately $107.2 million to the Pottawatomie County economy. The table below also shows the amount of revenue that is generated in other industries by having a strong agriculture industry.
Above is a summary of all agriculture data with employment levels and output level. These values can tell how many jobs are represented by each agriculture, food, and food processing sector and the output they contributed to the Pottawatomie County economy.