Where knee-high by the Fourth of July isn’t just a saying … it’s a way of life.
With plans to be made, fields to cultivate, plants to nurture and crops to harvest, agriculture is a year-round staple in our community.
#1 in state in hog production
942 farms (2012 Census)
426,329 acres of farm ground (2012 Census)
$652 million market value of ag products sold (2012 Census)
45.5 percent of farmland irrigated
Platte County ranked in the top nine counties in corn four out of the last five years, soybeans in the top seven all five years, and cattle in the top 10 all five years. (Source: National Agricultural Statistics Service)