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Allen County

Total population (2010 census): 355,329
County seat: Fort Wayne

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Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

Crop Statistics (US Census of Agriculture)

  2007 2002 1997
Cereals Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn (bushels) 708 90886 1,400,59 674 79,568 9,054,927 845 85866 11597698
Sorghum for grain (bushels) 1 D D 1 (D) (D) NA    
Wheat (bushels) 251 17,050 977,087 348 19,586 1,209,895 528 29837 1730562
Barley (bushels) - - - 1 (D) (D) 6 41 2335
Oats (bushels) 90 988 51,622 124 1,293 88,396 162 2157 135995
Popcorn (pounds, shelled) - - - 1 (D) (D) 3 D D
Sunflower seed, all (pounds) - - - 1 (D) (D) NA    
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Hay - all hay including alfalfa, other tame, small grain, and wild (tons, dry) (seeÊtext) 362 7817 19,282 468 9,414 22,422 448 10510 28736
Alfalfa hay (tons, dry) 299 5939 16,070 416 7,911 19,411 383 8191 24187
Small grain hay (tons, dry) 15 225 248 20 203 387 26 373 866
Other tame hay (tons, dry) 88 1593 2890 83 1,249 2,550 78 1064 2050
Wild hay (tons, dry) 9 60 74 5 51 74 7 48 72
All haylage, grass silage, and greenchop (tons, green) 35 1,722 10,418 24 1,236 9,106 27 834 4689
Other haylage, grass silage, and greenchop (tons, green) 8 178 705 5 232 1,725 NA    
Forage - land used for all hay and all haylage, grass silage, and greenchop (tons, dry equivalent) 372 9080 24,432 472 10,080 26,924 NA    
Corn for silage or greenchop (tons) 39 1206 21,510 68 1,776 22,597 73 1874 28224
Sorghum for silage or greenchop (tons) 5 109 650 1 (D) (D) NA    
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for beans (bushels) 685 96,838 4,693,191 724 130,071 5,158,272 773 102944 4440568
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 1 D   1 (D)   NA    
Green lima beans - -   1 (D)   NA    
Snap beans 6 5   2 (D)   NA    
Cantaloups 2 D   3 (D)   6 10  
Cucumbers and pickles 2 D   1 (D)   NA    
Peppers, bell 8 6   4 (D)   5 4  
Peppers, chile 2 D   3 (Z)   NA    
Pumpkins 11 D   10 (D)   11 29  
Squash 2 D   2 (D)   6 17  
Sweet corn 12 212   7 (D)   14 81  
Tomatoes 15 D   12 27   5 12  
Turnips 1 D   1 (D)   NA    
Watermelons 2 D   2 (D)   NA    
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 9 23   11 22   18 52 7973 Trees
Cherries, tart (see text) 3 3   3 8   NA    
Grapes NA NA   4 20   3 D D
Peaches, all NA NA   2 (D)   5 1 123 trees
Pears, all NA NA   2 (D)   NA    
Plums and prunes NA NA   2 (D)   NA    
Walnuts, english 7 18   1 (D)   NA    
Other fruits and nuts NA NA   5 15   NA    
Blueberries, tame 2 D   1 (D)   NA    
Strawberries 9 4   3 (D)   4 7 15550 lbs
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale 2007 2002 1997
Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops NA NA NA 42 580,569 376 36 227598 468 3073
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops NA NA NA 17 (X) 104 13 X 153 X
Floriculture Crops 17 202,903 5 24 558,569 26 10 210332 16 1283
Bedding/Garden Plants 16 74450 3 22 307,664 15 9 104666 D 785
Cut flowers and cut florist greens 5 D 1 4 43,728 (D) NA      
Foliage plants 4 D 1 4 5,864 - NA      
Potted flowering plants 7 D 1 15 201,313 (D) 4 D D D
Greenhouse vegetables 4 5200 X 2 (D) (X) NA      
Nursery stock (see text) 17 D 201 22 11,200 (D) 15 D 102 1316
Sod harvested 3 X D 3 (X) (D) NA      
Other nursery and greenhouse crops       1 (D) - 5 - 67 12
  2007 2002 1997
Woodland Crops Farms Acres Trees cut Farms Acres Trees cut Farms Acres Trees cut
Cut Christmas trees 11 71 2246 12 158 2,222 10 164  
  Farms Number taps Gallons Farms Number taps Gallons Farms Number taps Gallons
Maple syrup 4 900 278 2 D D 3 1,562 NA

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
(-) = Represents zero.
(D) = Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
(NA) = Not Available.
(X) = Not Applicable.
(Z) = Less than half of the unit shown.


Last Updated: February 24, 2012

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