|Franklin County farm facing east and fall scenery|
- Franklin County ranks eighth among Virginia's 95 counties in the amount of farmland, according to the most recent U.S. Census of Agriculture.
- Franklin County has 166,592 acres of farmland, according to the census.
- Bedford County ranks fifth with 212,237 acres.
- Franklin County also ranked among the top 10 counties for Virginia Farm income, according to the census.
- The average Farm in Virginia generates $61,334 worth of sales according to figures from the national Agriculture Service (NASS).
- The average size of a Virginia farm is 171 acres, according to NASS.
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