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La Porte County

Total population (2010 census): 111,467
County seat: La Porte

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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 395 131354 18579000 bu 454 113242 15190619 bu 555 125779 15732791 bu
Wheat 85 5958 329222 bu 114 4186 234245 bu 122 4856 195791 bu
Barley       NA     3 35 D
Oats 7 180 9714 bu 26 343 20161 bu 40 795 46185 bu
Popcorn 1 D D 5 307 293580 lbs, shelled 5 D D
Rye - - - 6 90 3130 bu 10 79 2635 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 194 5750 17965 tons, dry 276 10490 34871 tons, dry 264 11109 31035 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 158 4567 15356 tons, dry 236 7215 26710 tons, dry 235 7986 23531 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 4 D D 16 468 826 tons, dry 8 115 307 tons, dry
Tame Hay 46 838 1793 tons, dry 51 1101 1775 tons, dry 35 707 1405 tons, dry
Wild Hay 13 D D 10 103 137 tons, dry 11 106 182 tons, dry
Grass Silage       25 1603 16261 tons, grn 26 2195 16837 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 38 4524 87821 tons, grn 64 3176 59964 tons, grn 66 2854 51643 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 317 70142 3319524 bu 411 76809 3296709 bu 490 76355 2715908 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Green Lima Beans - - - 3 2   NA    
Snap Bean 12 524 6 7 31   6 16  
Broccoli 2 D   3 2   NA    
Head Cabbage 2 D   4 10   4 D  
Cantaloupes 3 4   4 15   8 38  
Collards 1 D   3 1   NA    
Cucumbers & Pickles 14 899   9 D   6 D  
Eggplant 3 D   3 D   NA    
Mustard Greens NA     3 1   NA    
Green Onions NA     4 D   NA    
Green Peas 1 D   5 2   NA    
Hot Peppers 11 3   3 D   NA    
Sweet Peppers 15 30   9 16   6 7  
Irish potatoes 8 3   4 D D NA    
Pumpkins 14 331   8 26   10 42  
Radishes 5 2   3 1   NA    
Squash 6 D   6 13   3 D  
Sweet Corn 15 165   11 160   16 105  
Tomatoes 28 1198   17 587   18 1230  
Watermelons 7 10   8 14   3 D  
Other Vegetables NA     3 D   NA    
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 261   12 419 47738 Trees 16 453 5073750 lbs
Grapes 2 D   4 D D 6 D D
Peaches 4 78   6 90 6278 trees NA    
Tame Blueberries 5 64   11 152 337494 lbs 12 157 319982 lbs
Strawberries 3 D   4 7 D 8 38 86520 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 14 D 282 540700 42 455010 1079 4186 36 381464 759 3381
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops         19 X 539 X NA X NA X
Floriculture Crops 31 127676 52 1292973 17 426610 D 2112 17 D D 1681
Bedding/Garden Plants 31 D D 1090110 12 203810 18 734 16 203324 D 1051
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 1 - D D 3 - D D NA      
Potted Flowering Plants 6 D D D 6 D 1 788 5 D - D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 10 235 D D 13 X 97 182 NA      
Nursery Crops 13 D 282 540700 17 D 383 742 21 D 337 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 1 D X D 3 19000 X D - - X -
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 1 D D D 11 - 250 10 NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Mint for oil 1 D D 22 3705 163445 18 3815 129475 lbs

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