Agriculture in Butler County
Agriculture in Butler County is more than farming.
Agriculture in Butler County is more than farming. It is agri-business processors such as Miller Brewery and Pierre Foods. It is agri-tourism businesses such as Paintball Country, various farm markets, and corn maizes at several locations.
Agriculture includes all business that gets inputs to the farmers, all products marketed, transported, financed, processed, and retailed. Agriculture is a career field that you may want to investigate. Go tofor a world of information on careers in the agriculture field.
Farming is still important to Butler County's economy even though many acres have been taken out of production in the last 30 years.
Leading Farm Enterprise:
Crops that are sold directly to consumers and are part of the green industry are very important to our farmers. These would include fruits, vegetables, Christmas trees, nursery stock, forest products, sod, flowers, and other greenhouse products.
Other leading farm enterprises include: