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Madison County - Powered by Blue Grass Energy

1201 Lexington Road
Nicholasville, KY 40340
P: +1 888-546-4243

Largest Employers

  • EnerSys Branch Manufacturing Plant employs 520 people
  • Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Inc Branch Manufacturing Plant employs 1449 people
  • Hyster-Yale Group Inc. Branch Manufacturing Plant employs 653 people

Construction

Construction costs are average to lower than those in other areas of the state.

Agriculture

Corn, wheat, hay, and tobacco are the major crops of the county. Majority of animal sales come from cattle and calves.

Animals, Crops & Product Features

Madison county produces an average total value of crop sales of $8,600,000 and animal sales of $51,922,000.

https://cedik.ca.uky.edu/sites/cedik.ca.uky.edu/files/madison_agfood14.pdf

Farmland Per Acre

Recent Lands of America data places the average value of land and acreage for sale in Madison County at $25,186 per acre. On average, the price of land for sale was $162,462 (the most expensive listing being for $395,000) and the median size of land and property for sale in Madison County was two acres.

Programs and Resources

KyFarm Start program was designed to help beginning farmers master critical farm management issues, topics, and to understand the business of farming. Joint-collaboration with University of Kentucky extension agents, specialist, and associates and Berea College and Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff.

University of Kentucky Madison County Extension offers educational opportunities to producers on crops, diseases, pest management, farm and business management, risk management, erosion control, livestock management and water quality. Programs are offered throughout the year.

https://www.uky.edu/Ag/CCD/ccdnewsjan2014.pdf

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Industry

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Business categories with zero establishments are not listed. To maintain confidentiality employment figures may be approximated and payroll figures may be suppressed.
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Establishments With 1-49 Employees
  1-4 5-9 10-19 20-49
Establishments With 50-999 Employees
  50-99 100-249 250-499 500-999
Establishments With 1,000+ Employees
  1,000+ 1,000-1,499 1,500-2,499 2,500-4,999 5,000+