How many farms are their in the county, how much money do they make, and what's the top crop? See the answers in this story.

BY THE NUMBERS

New Castle County farms and what’s raised

FARMS 374, on 64,169 acres, with an average size of 172 acres

TOP CROP Corn for grain, 84 farms with 22,800 acres, producing 2.8 million bushels

TOP LIVESTOCK ANIMAL Cattle, 64 farms with 1,716 cattle

Economic impact

TOTAL FARM SALES $75,158,000 in 2012, up from $45,703,000 in 2007

EMPLOYEES 539

MIGRANT WORKERS 68

Source: 2012 agriculture census, found at agcensus.usda.gov