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Gibson County

Total population (2010 census): 33,503
County seat: Covington

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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

2002

Cereals Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 3 82497 13777769 bu 304 85306 9166427 bu
Wheat 129 21234 1215607 bu 142 19020 921224 bu
Rye 2 D D 2 D D
Oats 1 D D 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 105 3114 5670 tons, dry 114 3859 7870 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 45 1041 2505 tons, dry 55 1490 4178 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 10 D D 9 501 432 tons, dry
Tame Hay 67 1677 2703 tons, dry 63 1841 3234 tons, dry
Wild Hay 2 D D 4 27 26
Sorghum for Grain 11 983 82564 7 1034 81330 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 16 654 15261 tons, grn 17 765 12381 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 318 80512 3218525 bu 324 84421 2965743 bu
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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops                
 

2007

1997

1992

Cereals Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 101 32,325 4,496,921 159 28065 3450962 bu 159 27910 3645970 bu
Wheat 36 1941 107031 54 3207 164802 bu 67 2944 110190 bu
Oats 6 498 21,414 5 63 4350 bu 11 207 11856 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 44 946 3537 67 1402 4200 tons, dry 59 1177 3856 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 35 706 1625 54 1064 3440 tons, dry 50 989 3277 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 8 335 1038 3 D D NA    
Tame Hay 20 237 293 16 254 573 tons, dry 11 D D
Grass Silage       3 40 D NA    
Corn for Silage 3 67 1050 4 84 1000 tons, grn 8 205 3760 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 103 39,473 1,848,876 176 38889 1577874 bu 207 39552 1590553 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn - - - NA     3 9  
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 15754 D 113 NA      
Floriculture Crops 3 D D D 4 15754 D 110 NA      
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 D D D 3 D D D 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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