The agriculture census from 2007-2012 has been released and the AG industry in Mecosta County is a huge bright spot. According to Michigan State University Extension educator Jerry Lindquist, the industry generates $113 million for the area, that's up $73 million from the previous census. “There are some larger farms in this county that adds to this gross revenue,” Lindquist said. “This report shows that Mecosta County is a very impressive, diverse agricultural county. It’s not just one industry, which is good.