Clay County Alabama

Importance of Clay County Agriculture, Forestry, and Related Industries

New Impact Report Underscores Dominant Grassroots Influence of Agriculture and Forestry in Alabama

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama Agribusiness Council has recently released an impact report entitled: Clay County Agriculture, Forestry, and Related Industries.

Clay County’s agricultural, forestry, and related industries generated 1,627 full- and part-time jobs, representing 28.5 percent of the county’s total workforce (5,709 jobs).

The total impact of agriculture, forestry, and related industries was $194.8 million, which was 34.1 percent of the county’s total economic activity ($570.7 million). The indirect business taxes impact was $4.6 million, 28.4 percent of the county’s total indirect business taxes.

Read the full report (PDF download) 2010 Clay County Agriculture Forestry Impact Report.

Review reports on each county in Alabama, go to http://www.aces.edu/impact/ag/

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