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 (2014) adjusted for 2016. Retrieved from Kansas Department of Agriculture
Impact Type Employees % of Workforce Total Value Added Output
Output % of Gross Regional Product
Direct Effect 1,159 6.81 $92,949,444.98 $231,559,880.85 21.55
Indirect Effect 343 2.02 $17,050,598.73 $34,644,515.85 3.22
Induced Effect 273 1.6 $13,736,234.08 $27,800,780.30 2.59
Total Effect 1,775 10.43 $123,736,277.79 $294,005,177.00 27.37

Top Ten Sectors by Employment

Data Source: IMPLAN (2014) adjusted for 2016. Retrieved from Kansas Department of Agriculture.
Sector Total Employment Total Output
Beef Cattle Ranching and Farming* 630 $76,484,542.68
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry 137 $6,515,410.78
Landscape and Horticultural Services 129 $4,836,789.02
Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing 88 $67,830,549.68
All Other Crop Farming 65 $5,393,959.71
Grain Farming 59 $23,101,904.72
Real Estate 55 $4,306,488.41
Veterinary Services 49 $3,975,282.42
Animal Production (Except Cattle and Poultry and Eggs) 49 $5,720,792.76
Wholesale Trade 44 $8,769,461.65
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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 (2014) adjusted for 2016. Retrieved from Kansas Department of Agriculture
Sector Total Employment Total Output
Beef Cattle Ranching and Farming* 630 $76,484,542.68
Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing 88 $67,830,549.68
Grain Farming 59 $23,101,904.72
Oilseed Farming 18 $21,972,061.92
Poultry and Egg Production 12 $9,072,317.10
Wholesale Trade 44 $8,769,461.65
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry 137 $6,515,410.78
Animal Production (Except Cattle and Poultry and Eggs) 49 $5,720,792.76
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 (2014) adjusted for 2016. Retrieved from Kansas Department of Agriculture.
Sector Total Employment Total Output
All other Crop Farming 65 $53,939,59.71
Animal Production (Except Cattle and Poultry and Eggs) 49 $5,720,792.76
Beef Cattle Ranching and Farming* 630 $76,484,542.68
Bread and Bakery Product Manufacturing (Except Frozen) 25 $2,946,185.23
Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing 88 $67,830,549.68
Coffee and Tea Manufacturing 2 $1,153,202.76
Dairy Cattle and Milk Production 2 $532,033.22
Frozen Cakes and Other Pastries Manufacturing 1 $124,949.06
Fruit Farming 1 $97,536.05
Grain Farming 59 $23,101,904.72
Greenhouse, Nursery, and Floriculture Production 5 $780,243.96
Landscape and Horticultural Services 129 $4,836,789.02
Oilseed Farming 18 $21,972,061.92
Other Animal Food Manufacturing 1 $1,783,533.33
Poultry and Egg Production 12 $9,072,317.10
Sawmills 0 $61,552.91
Tree Nut Farming 0 $3,681.45
Vegetable and Melon Farming 0 $58,508.46
Veterinary Services 49 $3,975,282.42
Wineries 23 $56,312,154.42

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