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Perry County

Total population (2010 census): 19,338
County seat: Tell City

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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 98 10589 1531084 bu 137 8232 735609 bu 193 10495 1247474 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 2 D D NA     4 81 5760 bu
Wheat 12 323 14319 bu 36 706 26627 bu 72 1223 45084 bu
Oats - - - 7 51 1900 bu 12 100 4530 bu
Popcorn 1 D D NA     3 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Sweetclover Seed NA     1 D D NA    
Total Hay* 250 8178 16252 tons, dry 335 12249 30751 tons, dry 342 10860 21233 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 22 270 730 tons, dry 40 552 1333 tons, dry 89 1692 3930 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 9 276 611 tons, dry 25 614 1699 tons, dry 26 314 840 tons, dry
Tame Hay 231 7448 14614 tons, dry 277 9404 23285 tons, dry 246 7860 14945 tons, dry
Wild Hay 11 184 297 tons, dry 45 1138 2358 tons, dry 37 664 1012 tons, dry
Grass Silage       9 541 6230 tons, grn 11 330 1513 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 10 542 10002 tons, grn 11 423 5471 tons, grn 20 458 9512 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 89 9786 363632 bu 102 7164 253157 bu 112 6397 209818 bu
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 1 D   NA     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 2       16 85480 100 364 NA      
Floriculture Crops 3 D D D 7 85480 D 335 NA      
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 30640 D 401301 6 77440 - 245 NA      
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 2 X D NA 8 X 7 22 NA      
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops NA       6 - D D NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco NA     5 6 16866 lbs 6 7 13953 lbs

*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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