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Posey County

Total population (2010 census): 25,910
County seat: Mt. Vernon

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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 257 104127 16734048 bu 311 81561 8707068 bu 357 82003 12052866 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 8 1579 145928 bu 28 4645 353639 bu 61 7936 828782 bu
Wheat 160 32593 1744695 bu 263 34300 1955081 bu 287 30546 1662428 bu
Barley NA     NA     5 49 3750 bu
Oats NA     NA     4 26 860 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 82 2142 4498 tons, dry 95 2717 7443 tons, dry 116 3337 8934 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 40 1016 2586 tons, dry 53 877 3229 tons, dry 73 1578 5068 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 8 74 139 tons, dry 8 86 189 tons, dry 13 D D
Tame Hay 52 990 1707 tons, dry 49 1348 3406 tons, dry 54 1194 2552 tons, dry
Wild Hay 4 62 66 tons, dry 6 145 173 tons, dry NA    
Grass Silage       12 371 2174 tons, grn 31 1005 15450 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 15 416 8006 tons, grn 20 709 9448 tons, grn 31 1005 15450 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage NA     NA     7 75 950 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 233 68363 2349387 bu 311 82709 3169805 bu 368 77961 3291701 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloupes 1 D   NA     4 6  
Pumpkins 3 D   NA     4 2  
Sweet Corn 3 D   NA     3 D  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 3 D   3 48 3780 Trees NA    
Grapes 4 17   4 13 6702 vines 5 21 10794 vines
Peaches 3 17   3 12 D NA    
Plums and Prunes 2 D   3 D 51 trees NA    
Strawberries 2 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 1 - D D 6 17520 D D 6 D D 490
Floriculture Crops 4 16200 D D 4 17520 D 74 3 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 1 D - D 3 17520 D D NA      
Nursery Crops 1 - D D NA       3 D D D

*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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