Greer County Cooperative Extension Service
Agriculture in Greer County
2002 Agriculture Census Greer County
515 farms containing 324,987 acres of land.
263 of 515 farms are the farmers' primary occupation.
Average acres per farm is 631.
Agriculture production generates over 20 million dollars in revenues for Greer County making it the foundation of the Greer County economy.
Cattle are the greatest revenue producers for Greer County agriculture.
- Forage production to support Greer County’s large cattle production is a top crop in the county.
- A quarter of all revenues are due to wheat for grain and peanut production.
- Wheat for grain production accounts for 66,000 acres of production in Greer County while peanuts occupy some 2,000 plus acres.
- Cotton is a significant contributor to Greer County agriculture occupying 3,000 plus acres.