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About Agriculture Jobs in West Virginia
We feature the best agriculture jobs in West Virginia with new jobs being posted weekly.
Links to family farming are strong in West Virginia: 95% of farms in the state are family-owned, the highest number in the United States. About 23,000 farms with an average size of 157 acres call Virginia the western home.
Mountain State is also the third most forested state with 12 million acres of forest.
West Virginia’s main agricultural product is broiler production, which accounts for over 30% of its farm income. Cattle and beef calves account for over 20%. Other important livestock products include dairy products, turkeys, and chicken eggs.
When it comes to crops, hay is number 1 in the state. Other crops include apples, grain maize, soybeans, and tobacco. Many farmers also produce sheep and lambs, pigs, peaches, honey, farmed fish and wool.