Farms in 47706 Zip Code
Types of Farms

For many living in urban and industrialized areas, they may not realize our essential need for the farming and agricultural industry. We need farmers to provide us with the food we eat. We also rely on farms for other things like Christmas trees and livestock.

  • Farms are vast fields of agriculture set on acres of land that will have rows of crops, like vegetables, tomato plants or apple trees. In addition to produce farming, many farmers will also specialize in raising livestock. Livestock farms will often feature pens that house pigs, poultry like chicken and other animals. A farm may also have horse stables or large fenced fields of dairy cows.
  • Other types of farms, like fish, shrimp and oyster hatcheries reside in the water. Fish farms, of course, are located in plots of water in an ocean, bay, lake or river. A farm is more than meets the eye. They provide goods for sale usually, but the goods are very diverse.
  • Farming can be done on a large corporate scale or on a smaller, scale often distributing goods only locally. Chicken, dairy, vegetable, and beef farms are often corporate farms that supply the foods we eat on a daily basis. Smaller farm businesses, or city co-ops, often will specialize in one type of fruit or vegetable. Organic farming means that no chemicals have been used. All natural fertilizers and environmentally-friendly chemicals are used on an organic farm. Organic farmers often offer their goods for sale at farmer's markets and will be certified as organic.

    Regardless of the end product or type of farm, all use machinery to work the land. Farm machinery includes harvesters, compost systems, and trucks. Other agriculture equipment includes tractors, irrigation and filtration systems, as well as fertilizing equipment. These tools, and many more, are crucial to successful farming techniques.


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    812-874-3603
    9801 Highway 165
    Poseyville, IN 47633
    812-985-5644
    4600 Hartmann Rd
    Mount Vernon, IN 47620
    270-822-4790
    4467 State Route 141 N
    Uniontown, KY 42461
    270-822-4434
    4467 State Route 141 N
    Uniontown, KY 42461
    270-764-2333
    1547 Hagan Ln S
    Owensboro, KY 42301
    270-389-0512
    1445 Waverly Hitesville Rd
    Waverly, KY 42462
    270-685-3061
    6840 Us Highway 431
    Owensboro, KY 42301
    270-229-0202
    7076 Curdsville Delaware Rd
    Owensboro, KY 42301
    812-385-8871
    818 N Old Us Highway 41
    Princeton, IN 47670
    812-385-4078
    2007 W Broadway St
    Princeton, IN 47670
    812-729-7300
    11113 W 750 S
    Owensville, IN 47665
    270-389-3436
    864 State Route 56 E
    Morganfield, KY 42437
    618-375-7514
    2169 County Road 1950 E
    Crossville, IL 62827
    618-382-7939
    1327 County Road 800 N
    Carmi, IL 62821
    270-273-0033
    2300 State Route 593
    Calhoun, KY 42327
    812-779-5260
    4885 N Old Us Highway 41
    Patoka, IN 47666
    812-536-3708
    10288 E State Road 68
    Dale, IN 47523
    812-683-3098
    21477 N County Road 600 E
    Dale, IN 47523
    812-536-5959
    7825 W 1075 S
    Holland, IN 47541
    812-536-2341
    8725 S 750 W
    Holland, IN 47541
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