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De Kalb County

Total population (2010 census): 42,223
County seat: Auburn

Extension office

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CropSELECT

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

Crop Statistics (US Census of Agriculture)
 

2007

1997

1992

Cereals Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 312 48567 6971934 bu 324 36636 4327664 bu 395 38473 4751923 bu
Wheat 122 7475 399835 bu 218 11254 601969 bu 279 13414 535391 bu
Oats 8 128 7955 bu 30 361 18351 bu 74 1118 77646 bu
Popcorn NA NA NA NA     3 97 289285 lbs, shelled
Rye 3 D D 3 136 5180 bu 5 53 1922 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 222 5660 14000 tons, dry 203 5659 16420 tons, dry 221 7125 21170 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 170 4438 11392 tons, dry 173 4583 14423 tons, dry 187 5143 17272 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 7 311 622 tons, dry 11 144 219 tons, dry 17 363 D
Tame Hay 48 763 1690 tons, dry 37 646 1268 tons, dry 30 472 1121 tons, dry
Wild Hay 11 148 296 tons, dry 7 75 96 tons, dry 3 38 D
Grass Silage       9 211 1238 tons, grn 24 1109 5972 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 19 1632 25639 tons, grn 37 1971 29599 tons, grn 56 2285 39583 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 341 51047 2189511 bu 375 50246 1982863 bu 454 48457 1801502 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Peppers 2 D   NA     3 D  
Pumpkins 7 11   5 19   NA    
Sweet Corn 7 8   8 34   11 27  
Tomatoes 3 1   5 8   5 4  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 4 D   7 28 D 11 25 1185 Trees
Grapes 3 D   NA     3 2 D
Peaches 2 D   4 1 75 trees 7 7 333 trees
Strawberries 7 D   NA     4 12 46800 lbs
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000) Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000) Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops         5 D D 502 7 39200 D 457
Nursery Crops         NA       4 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables NA       NA       3 D D D

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
NA=Not Available


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