Schuylkill County Farms For Sale

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Erica Ramus - Ramus Realty Group - Pottsville, PA RM420589

Schuylkill County Farms For Sale

One of the niche markets we work here is Schuylkill County Farms. We are in northeastern Pennsylvania, and Schuylkill County's terrain varies from the northern coal lands (we are the southern limit of the anthracite fields) to the rolling farmlands of Pine Grove, Blue Mountain and the Lewistown Valley.

Agriculture is the leading industry in Pennsylvania and Schuylkill County. In Schuylkill County, farms spread across more than 25% of all the land, covering 118,501 acres.

Agriculture is a growing industry here in Schuylkill County. In 2002, there were 832 farms in the county, according to Census figures. In 1997, there were 966.

The 2007 sales revenue for Schuylkill County farms was about $125 million. The value of land and buildings, as well as the market value of the machinery and equipment invested into the farms, is about $700 million.

Schuylkill County farms produce corn, soybeans, hay and oats, grapes and many types of fruits and vegetables. Locals cultivate honey and farm potatoes, Christmas trees, ornamental plants and mushrooms (mushrooms are the largest cash crop in the state). Livestock is also big business here. Schuylkill County has a substantial broiler industry - where chickens are sold for meat - and egg-laying industry. In 2007, 5.7 million chickens were sold by county farmers for meat, and farmers reported having about 1.6 million egg-laying chickens. There are more than 3,500 milking cows in the county and more than 20,000 hogs and pigs.

Our office handles all of Schuylkill County and surrounding areas as well. We can help you find your dream farm property!

Click on the link to search for Schuylkill County Farms for Sale. This will take you to a search page already programmed to search only for Schuylkill County farms. Only ACTIVE farms will show up (not farms that are pending sale or already sold). You can register if you wish, or just click through and search without registering your name.

A search as of right now will produce 3 results, starting under $120,000 up to $599,000.

 

 

 

 

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