Stephens County OSU Extension Service

Stephens County Agriculture Facts

Stephens County Highlighted in State Map

Total Area
571,520 Acres & 893 Square Miles
419,923 Acres in Actual Farm & Ranch use

-33 miles East to West 
-27 miles North to South

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.




47,000 acres of Wheat Planted

  • Approx. 5,500 acres cut for grain averaging 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


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



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