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Whitley County

Total population (2010 census): 33,292
County seat: Columbia

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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 261 46919 7461367 bu 385 48496 6220240 bu 447 49173 6256737 bu
Wheat 104 6870 374561 bu 238 12588 693544 bu 261 10304 436017 bu
Oats 3 D D 24 399 22507 bu 67 1101 78832 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 189 4568 D 255 6883 16880 tons, dry 284 8243 22472 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 159 3665 12753 tons, dry 207 4687 12257 tons, dry 258 6076 18448 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 5 64 D 14 325 482 tons, dry 19 412 916 tons, dry
Tame Hay 36 814 D 55 1017 2292 tons, dry 34 774 1491 tons, dry
Wild Hay 3 25 19 tons, dry 13 152 370 tons, dry 9 89 54 tons, dry
Grass Silage 2 D D 20 702 4431 tons, grn 20 892 4688 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 20 1114 21717 tons, grn 41 1516 21193 tons, grn 57 2086 33297 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage 1 D D 3 D 830 tons, grn NA    
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 278 49791 2495508 bu 404 51150 2234118 bu 467 51462 2041094 bu
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Irish Potatoes - - - NA     5 D D
Pumpkins 5 23   3 1   NA    
Sweet Corn 1 D   NA     4 5  
Tomatoes - - - 3 8   NA    
Fruits Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 8   4 4 446 Trees 12 33 2562 Trees
Grapes       NA     4 1 D
Peaches 1 D   5 1 39 trees 7 7 368 trees
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 8 D 97 744 12 72000 D 514
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops         3 X D X NA      
Floriculture Crops 2 D - D NA       5 D D D
Bedding/Garden Plants 2 D - D NA       3 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested - - -   3 X D 19 NA      
Nursery Crops 1 - D D 3 D D D 3 D 5 12
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 2 NA D 4 72 1210 NA    

*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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