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Fayette County

Total population (2010 census): 24,277
County seat: Connersville

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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 176 35172 4569943 bu 235 38122 3917276 bu 295 39111 5510393 bu
Wheat 39 1351 82256 bu 125 4237 229285 bu 138 4540 196367 bu
Oats 1 D D 7 111 6560 bu 20 269 17126 bu
Popcorn NA NA NA NA     4 91 259700 lbs, shelled
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 178 4463 11458 tons, dry 201 5517 16794 tons, dry 232 6264 15848 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 128 3209 8901 tons, dry 154 4077 13355 tons, dry 208 5131 13718 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 6 39 121 tons, dry 26 504 1214 tons, dry 14 249 542 tons, dry
Tame Hay 60 1136 2380 tons, dry 49 817 2032 tons, dry 36 819 1523 tons, dry
Wild Hay 7 79 56 tons, dry 5 60 99 tons, dry NA    
Grass Silage       4 59 281 tons, grn 3 D D
Corn for Silage 11 808 11234 tons, grn 17 554 7072 tons, grn 30 614 11548 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 152 30250 1148428 bu 210 29014 1247880 bu 232 23931 1048004 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn NA     NA     4 24  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 3 16   NA     6 30 D
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         4 D D D NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco       12 35 67970 lbs 17 49 59738 lbs

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