Economic Impact of Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors on Pottawatomie County

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Using the most recent IMPLAN data available (2014) adjusted for 2016, 20 agriculture, food, and food processingsectors were analyzed to determine their overall contribution to the Pottawatomie County economy.  Direct, indirect, and induced effects add together to estimate the total economic contribution. Direct effects capture the contribution from agricultural and food products. Indirect effects capture the economic benefit from farms and agricultural businesses purchasing inputs from supporting industries within the state. Induced effects capture the benefits created when employees of farms, agricultural businesses, and the supporting industries spend their wages on goods and services within the state.

Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sector Contribution to Overall Pottawatomie County Economy

Data Source: IMPLAN (2017). Retrieved from Kansas Department of Agriculture: http://agriculture.ks.gov/docs/default-source/ag-marketing/county-ag-stats/county-stats-2017/pottawatomie-ag-contribution-2017.pdf?sfvrsn=4
Impact Type Employees % of Workforce Total Value Added Output
Output % of Gross Regional Product
Direct Effect 1,219.5 7.09 $63,867,419 $252,206,522 23.14
Indirect Effect 374.1 2.18 $24,144,522 $46,988,409 4.31
Induced Effect 227.5 1.32 $11,057,929 $22,883,045 2.10
Total Effect 1,821.1 10.59 $99,069,870 $322,077,976 29.54

Top Ten Sectors by Employment

Data Source: IMPLAN (2017). Retrieved from Kansas Department of Agriculture: http://agriculture.ks.gov/docs/default-source/ag-marketing/county-ag-stats/county-stats-2017/pottawatomie-ag-contribution-2017.pdf?sfvrsn=4
Sector Total Employment Total Output
Beef Cattle Ranching and Farming* 575.1 $63,107,982
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry 95.5 $8,006,438
Landscape and Horticultural Services 130.8 $5,285,368
Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing 93.2 $76,816,181
All Other Crop Farming 131.7 $9,149,843
Grain Farming 77.4 $26,095,837
Real Estate 63.5 $5,734,502
Veterinary Services 50.3 $4,137,180
Animal Production (Except Cattle and Poultry and Eggs) 36.8 $4,420,934
Wholesale Trade 55.7 $11,830,030
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Data Source: IMPLAN (2014) adjusted for 2016.  Retrieved from Kansas Department of Agriculture.

Top Ten Sectors by Output

Data Source: IMPLAN (2017). Retrieved from Kansas Department of Agriculture
Sector Total Employment Total Output
Beef Cattle Ranching and Farming* 575.1 $76,816,181
Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing 93.2 $76,816,181
Grain Farming 77.4 $26,095,837
Oilseed Farming 21.1 $21,622,036
Poultry and Egg Production 18.8 $14,313,167
Wholesale Trade 55.7 $11,830,030
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry 95.5 $8,006,438
Meat Processed from Carcasses 20.4 $10,745,224
Wineries 23 $5,631,254.42
All Other Crop Farming 65 $5,393,959.71

All Agriculture, Food, and Food Processing Sectors

Data Source: IMPLAN (2017). Retrieved from Kansas Department of Agriculture.
Sector Total Employment Total Output
All other Crop Farming 131.7 $9,149,843.22
Animal Production (Except Cattle and Poultry and Eggs) 36.8 $4,420,933.72
Beef Cattle Ranching and Farming* 575.1 $63,107,978.82
Bread and Bakery Product Manufacturing (Except Frozen) 15.2 $1,702,474.12
Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing 93.2 $76,816,185.00
Coffee and Tea Manufacturing 1.6 $2,339,099.17
Dairy Cattle and Milk Production 1.5 $531,858.74
Frozen Cakes and Other Pastries Manufacturing 1 $138,299.97
Fruit Farming 1.2 $106,081.98
Grain Farming 77.4 $26,095,836.64
Greenhouse, Nursery, and Floriculture Production 8.6 $1,172,605.63
Landscape and Horticultural Services 130.8 $5,285,367.49
Oilseed Farming 21.1 $21,622,035.98
Other Animal Food Manufacturing 1.1 $1,508,546.11
Poultry and Egg Production 18.8 $14,313,166.62
Sawmills 1.5 $351,934.55
Tree Nut Farming 0.02 $3,590.97
Vegetable and Melon Farming 0.2 $49,314.16
Veterinary Services 50.3 $5,137,179.85
Wineries 31.9 $8,608,964.92

​* Beef Cattle Ranching and Farming, Including feedlots and dual-purpose ranching and farming