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Knox County

Total population (2010 census): 38,440
County seat: Vincennes

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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 333 164386 26803053 bu 421 109195 11954848 bu 511 118989 18469335 bu
Oats 5 75 5960 bu            
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 6 1043 115647 bu 12 1422 108614 bu 21 3069 327918 bu
Wheat 133 27041 1519957 bu 307 34287 1884175 bu 387 39989 1998975 bu
Popcorn 2 D D 5 668 1365800 lbs, shelled 13 1537 5247300 lbs, shelled
Rye 3 43 1195 bu 9 137 4690 bu 22 282 8883 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Red Clover Seed       NA     3 30 4360 lbs
Total Hay* 112 4047 7634 tons, dry 155 4865 11488 tons, dry 171 5844 12858 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 34 1041 3033 tons, dry 52 912 3065 tons, dry 66 1723 4362 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 2 D D 12 269 649 tons, dry 13 244 362 tons, dry
Tame Hay 82 2843 4397 tons, dry 96 3115 3792 tons, dry 109 3464 7313 tons, dry
Wild Hay 10 D D 21 492 916 tons, dry 7 169 384 tons, dry
Grass Silage       9 77 199 tons, grn 12 244 1306 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 16 633 8745 19 578 10665 tons, grn 28 1071 21300 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 329 117409 4984356 bu 401 107839 4170570 bu 498 101159 3964503 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 10 27   4 52   5 28  
Cantaloupes 24 742   39 1453   46 1560  
Irish potatoes 7 960   3 789 196165 cwt 3 D D
Sweet Peppers 16 26   NA     9 13  
Pumpkins 17 389   7 29   NA    
Squash 1 D   NA     3 5  
Sweet Corn 25 552   19 323   24 320  
Tomatoes 21 D   14 477   22 107  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 1 D   6 123 15433 Trees 5 121 14210 lbs
Peaches 2 D   5 76 7346 trees 4 72 4725 trees
Strawberries 1 D   3 D D 7 26 35500 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 NA       8 91580 D 954 11 34372 138 645
Floriculture Crops 2 D D D NA       6 1 D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 2 D D D NA       3 D D D
Nursery Crops 1 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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