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Howard County

Total population (2010 census): 82,752
County seat: Kokomo

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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 326 74197 12351586 bu 347 64341 9159882 bu 411 63299 9760009 bu
Wheat 60 2716 144703 bu 95 2835 180442 bu 115 2439 126968 bu
Oats 25 469 16440 bu 15 261 19253 bu 28 333 21740 bu
Popcorn NA   911596 lbs, shelled 3 604 911596 lbs, shelled 4 362 1071960 lbs, shelled
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 118 2554 4932 tons, dry 137 3061 7926 tons, dry 151 2892 7827 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 91 1247 2830 tons, dry 115 1753 5338 tons, dry 137 2509 7183 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 3 71 94 tons, dry 10 194 399 tons, dry 8 70 104 tons, dry
Tame Hay 27 1140 1895 tons, dry 26 626 1268 tons, dry 17 220 400 tons, dry
Wild Hay 4 46 113 tons, dry 4 41 39 tons, dry NA    
Grass Silage       13 447 2646 tons, grn 4 93 420 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 9 234 4354 tons, grn 20 842 15358 tons, grn 26 544 10730 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 311 64909 3294548 bu 348 64600 3176575 bu 406 60873 2788981 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Cucumbers & Pickles NA     NA     4 203  
Hot Peppers - -   3 D   NA    
Sweet Peppers 2 D   3 10   NA    
Pumpkins 2 D   3 11   6 13  
Squash NA NA   3 D   NA    
Sweet Corn 8 7   8 31   12 62  
Tomatoes 4 D   9 612   10 614  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 D   8 82 5191 Trees 10 116 7095 Trees
Strawberries 1 D   NA     3 D 4175 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         6 D D 65 11 D 49 653
Floriculture Crops - - - - NA       5 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants - - - - NA       5 D D D
Nursery Crops 2 - D D NA       6 D D D

*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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