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Owen County

Total population (2010 census): 21,575
County seat: Spencer

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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 142 18378 2702783 bu 192 20534 2310391 bu 258 21689 2894287 bu
Wheat 24 1450 78383 bu 58 2414 113683 bu 84 3101 142185 bu
Oats 6 72 5760 bu 8 161 5485 bu 11 148 5650 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 240 9343 18712 tons, dry 318 11652 25348 tons, dry 351 13047 26858 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 61 1536 5441 tons, dry 140 3709 9799 tons, dry 182 5834 13140 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 7 178 240 tons, dry 19 284 557 tons, dry 18 249 482 tons, dry
Tame Hay 169 6231 11099 tons, dry 177 6404 12698 tons, dry 159 5606 11550 tons, dry
Wild Hay 46 1398 1932 tons, dry 41 1103 2117 tons, dry 47 1138 1296 tons, dry
Grass Silage       6 152 530 tons, grn 6 220 1169 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 9 212 3864 tons, grn 19 587 7602 tons, grn 16 293 4641 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 110 15400 591772 bu 165 18068 667238 bu 216 17853 635862 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn 10 20 NA 3 3   4 8  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 1 D   6 5 311 Trees 12 53 4978 lbs
Cherries, Total NA     3 Z 16 trees NA    
Cherries, Not Specified NA     3 Z 16 trees NA    
Grapes 1 D   3 Z 40 vines NA    
Peaches 1 D   6 5 242 trees NA    
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 10 10880 12 115540 12 6629 61 113 4 D D D
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops         3 X 7 X NA      
Floriculture Crops 8 8964 10 97420 4 D D 43 NA      
Bedding/Garden Plants 6 7714 D 52000 4 5829 6 D NA      
Nursery Crops 3 - 12 30000 4 D 49 63 NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco - - - NA     16 27 44288 lbs

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
NA=Not Available
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.