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Fountain County

Total population (2010 census): 17,240
County seat: Covington

Extension office

Local Markets

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 228 82497 13777769 bu 363 79676 8655044 bu 428 90331 12774914 bu
Wheat 39 3043 165653 bu 76 3205 176712 bu 117 4301 185031 bu
Oats 1 D D 15 325 23468 bu 36 728 38725 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 149 5273 12782 tons, dry 198 5146 13116 tons, dry 243 7019 18980 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 115 3580 9894 tons, dry 158 3353 9842 tons, dry 192 4923 15187 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 2 D D 16 243 334 tons, dry 32 567 1237 tons, dry
Tame Hay 44 1293 2294 tons, dry 54 1412 2662 tons, dry 54 1228 1716 tons, dry
Wild Hay 3 D D 8 D D 5 55 81 tons, dry
Grass Silage       NA     10 246 2278 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 13 245 4068 tons, grn 22 401 5908 tons, grn 11 237 3831 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 212 66888 3225130 bu 327 75286 2966173 bu 412 77401 3233978 bu
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 1 D   4 D D 4 D 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         3 D D D NA      

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


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