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Marion County

Total population (2010 census): 903,393
County seat: Indianapolis

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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 38 5225 741867 bu 64 9248 1095109 bu 93 13692 1883188 bu
Wheat 5 70 2286 bu 15 491 26856 bu 34 1328 61721 bu
Oats - - - NA     3 27 1643 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 50 1413 D 63 1357 3473 tons, dry 71 1430 2940 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 27 485 1365 tons, dry 40 852 2653 tons, dry 54 978 2025 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay - - - 4 62 122 tons, dry 5 43 95 tons, dry
Tame Hay 24 D 996 18 350 619 tons, dry 21 336 703 tons, dry
Wild Hay 3 D D 5 93 79 tons, dry 3 57 D
Grass Silage       NA     3 16 D
Corn for Silage 2 D D 8 164 2230 tons, grn 10 411 8530 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 42 5783 228098 bu 59 9482 379779 bu 103 13774 543969 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Snap Bean 2 D   7 10   4 15  
Head Cabbage 2 D   5 12   5 19  
Cantaloupes 2 D   3 3   NA    
Cucumbers & Pickles 1 D   3 1   3 1  
Kale 2 D   4 9   NA    
Hot Peppers 3 D   NA     3 4  
Sweet Peppers 5 8   4 1   4 5  
Pumpkins 3 D   5 34   7 22  
Squash 2 D   4 25   6 9  
Sweet Corn 4 D   9 114   13 129  
Tomatoes 5 4   10 7   13 24  
Other Vegetables - -   3 D   NA    
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 1 D   NA     5 8 D
Raspberries NA NA   4 D D NA    
Strawberries 1 D   3 D D 3 D D
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         42 1434230 815 13135 45 1050412 240 7173
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops         15 X 46 X NA X NA X
Floriculture Crops 33 691132 11 4395461 29 1259560 D 7607 32 845682 7 6293
Bedding/Garden Plants 26 400294 8 3215641 20 573370 5 3021 22 460100 D 2704
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 6 D 1 D 3 D D D NA      
Foliage Plants 2 D - D 8 D D D NA      
Potted Flowering Plants         14 459320 5 2409 12 259690 3 1771
Nursery Crops 4 - 127 D 11 D 470 3771 9 D D 573
Greenhouse Vegetables 1 D X D 7 D X D 9 D X 304

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