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Stephens County OSU Extension Service

Stephens County Agriculture

Stephens County Highlighted in State Map

Stephens County Agriculture Facts

Stephens County is a Rectangular Shaped County

- 33 miles East to West

- 27 miles North to South

Total Area:  571,520 Acres & 893 Square Miles

419,923 Acres in Actual Farm & Ranch use

Annual Rainfall Average: 36-38 inches per year

Ag Stats for Stephens County

Of the 1310 Farms in Stephens County, 495 are full time ranch/farming operations.  The other 813 have off farm occupations.

Crops:

47,000 acres of Wheat Planted

     - Approx. 5,500 acres cut for grainaveraging 20 bushel per acre.  Remaining acres used for graze out.

4,500 acres of Alfalfa Planted

     - Averaging 4.5 to 5 tons/acre

40,000 acres of Other Hay Production

     - Averaging 1.9 tons/acre

Livestock:

County averages 35,00 beef cows with total winter beef numbers increasing to 70,000 to 80,000 with stockers cattle.

County averages 500 to 600 sheep, no producing daires, no measurable swine production.

Agricultural Dollars Graphic

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service - Stephens County is a cooperative effort of Oklahoma State University, Stephens County Commissioners, and the U. S. Department of Agriculture.

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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