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Spencer County

Total population (2010 census): 20,952
County seat: Rockport

Extension office

Local Markets

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 244 51909 7749005 bu 319 55715 5134350 bu 413 55713 7651177 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 3 139 8645 bu 9 218 15632 bu 15 355 37890 bu
Wheat 32 2369 114640 bu 157 12781 621523 bu 181 10132 525365 bu
Barley       NA     9 133 6682 bu
Oats 11 114 4684 bu 3 29 1636 bu 13 213 13168 bu
Popcorn NA     3 319 864000 lbs, shelled 3 230 1167000 lbs, shelled
Rye NA     NA     3 52 D
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 260 10759 20254 tons, dry 319 11415 26503 tons, dry 358 12715 25634 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 30 616 1526 tons, dry 51 1626 3925 tons, dry 99 2489 5746 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 17 449 672 tons, dry 26 473 1415 tons, dry 28 506 1001 tons, dry
Tame Hay 237 9590 17983 tons, dry 252 8348 19847 tons, dry 252 8757 17637 tons, dry
Wild Hay 11 104 73 tons, dry 29 560 819 tons, dry 34 670 628 tons, dry
Grass Silage       10 408 1493 tons, grn 11 293 1863 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 25 1236 17067 tons, grn 20 739 13217 tons, grn 32 974 19433 tons, grn
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 224 38849 1462057 bu 293 53838 1912968 bu 344 46783 1765539 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Pumpkins 4 Z   3 D   NA    
Sweet Corn 6 2   NA     3 D  
Tomatoes 1 D   4 1   3 3  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 4 D   3 D D 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 2 D D D 5 D 78 D 6 37388 D 224
Floriculture Crops 1 D - D NA       4 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 1 D - D NA       4 20700 D D
Nursery Crops 2 D D D 3 D D 4 NA      
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Tobacco 9 78 174068 lbs 79 433 1022007 lbs 124 488 1007558 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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