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Ripley County

Total population (2010 census): 28,818
County seat: Versailles

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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 346 55590 6384951 bu 431 48345 4630138 bu 547 53669 6886915 bu
Wheat 63 2409 116333 bu 161 5292 218313 bu 199 4318 150862 bu
Barley NA     NA     3 16 630 bu
Oats 2 D D 20 172 6585 bu 22 263 12376 bu
Rye 4 55 1693 3 D D 6 52 1920 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 339 7362 14307 tons, dry 374 8829 22501 tons, dry 400 9498 21288 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 128 2427 5685 tons, dry 198 3311 10243 tons, dry 247 4489 11627 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 18 286 611 tons, dry 14 D 501 tons, dry 27 315 669 tons, dry
Tame Hay 238 4475 7834 tons, dry 199 4417 10239 tons, dry 169 3791 7812 tons, dry
Wild Hay 20 174 177 tons, dry 38 836 1493 tons, dry 21 594 652 tons, dry
Grass Silage       3 D 77 tons, grn 8 309 1584 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 30 1240 19667 tons, grn 38 1499 27250 tons, grn 48 1416 28827 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 334 45592 1396408 bu 421 45078 1608347 bu 475 37167 1229423 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus - -   3 2   NA    
Snap Bean - -   3 3   NA    
Cantaloupes 2 D   5 26   3 9  
Sweet Peppers 4 D   NA     4 D  
Pumpkins 11 70   4 36   4 5  
Sweet Corn 10 69   11 93   12 17  
Tomatoes 6 15   9 10   8 11  
Watermelons 5 4   5 13   NA    
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples NA     5 10 182 Trees 8 11 349 Trees
Grapes 1 D   NA     5 D D
Strawberries 1 D   NA     5 4 9000 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 4 D D D 22 609737 83 3345 8 D D 1473
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops         3 X 7 X NA      
Floriculture Crops 3 680000 D D 10 586361 7 3279 7 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 D D D 9 419061 7 2734 6 D D 1132
Potted Flowering Plants 1 D - D 4 D D D 3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 2 X D NA 7 X 13 20 NA      
Greenhouse Vegetables - - X - 3 D X 6 NA      
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops NA       6 D D D NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 38 254 537307 lbs 105 407 815207 lbs 186 498 872336 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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