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Franklin County

Total population (2010 census): 23,087
County seat: Brookville

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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 298 35633 4382219 bu 387 35220 3511824 bu 444 41556 5677815 bu
Wheat 66 1841 95977 bu 190 4382 205680 bu 232 5020 230318 bu
Oats - - - 24 206 11117 bu 24 219 12349 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 359 9252 17301 tons, dry 448 11670 29076 tons, dry 443 10746 28712 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 213 4601 9873 tons, dry 276 5569 15692 tons, dry 335 6906 20233 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 23 421 815 tons, dry 39 479 1278 tons, dry 32 360 702 tons, dry
Tame Hay 180 4029 6184 tons, dry 201 4388 9667 tons, dry 129 2275 5094 tons, dry
Wild Hay 13 201 429 tons, dry 24 410 828 tons, dry 20 337 477 tons, dry
Grass Silage       21 824 4831 tons, grn 25 868 6625 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 40 978 16832 tons, grn 60 1876 23769 tons, grn 73 1605 30025 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage NA NA NA 4 108 680 tons, grn NA    
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 249 29561 924826 bu 271 22139 878169 bu 305 21483 854599 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Hot Peppers 2 D   3 D   NA    
Sweet Peppers 1 D   NA     3 1  
Irish potatoes 2 D   4 D D 6 7 393 cwt
Pumpkins 4 14   6 24   3 38  
Sweet Corn 7 7   9 22   7 28  
Tomatoes 3 D   9 3   4 2  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 50   8 34 2056 Trees 11 50 2110 Trees
Grapes 3 D   NA     3 D D
Peaches 3 11   3 D D 9 D D
Strawberries NA NA NA 3 D D 4 3 2383 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         15 45200 651 801 7 10140 D 141
Floriculture Crops 3 D D D 5 D D D 4 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 D D D 5 22300 D D 4 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X 53   3 X D D NA      
Nursery Crops         3 D 9 28 NA      
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops         3 D D 4 NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 14 86 129617 lbs 132 429 736930 lbs 187 534 816228 lbs

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


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