Macon County has some of the most productive farm land in Tennessee. Below is a partial list of the products which are produced in Macon County.
|Tobacco. Macon County is the #1 county in the United States in the production of burley tobacco.|
|Hardwood. Macon County is #2 in Tennessee in the production of hardwood with almost 40 million board feet produced annually.|
|Soybeans. Rising awareness of the need for healthy living increases the demand for soy products each year.|
|Cattle. Both beef and dairy cattle are raised in Macon County.|
|Wine. The Red Barn Winery and Vineyards produces a variety of wines from grapes that flourish on their 100-acre family farm.|
|Corn. Both corn for human consumption and corn for animal feeds are produced locally.|
|Tomatoes. Tomatoes are a large crop in Macon County and are shipped all over the country.|
|Bell Peppers. Peppers are also a staple crop grown locally.|
|Wheat. Winter wheat is a common crop in Macon County.|
|Shrimp. There is growing interest in shrimp farming within the county.|
|Fruits. A variety of fruits are grown locally including watermelons and cantaloupe.|
|Vegetables. Locally grown vegetables include carrots, potatoes and squash to name a few.|
Many of the fruits and vegetables grown in Macon County are organic. In fact, Macon County has the largest organic farm in the State of Tennessee.