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Buena Vista County

Total population (2010 census): 20260
Total population (1990 census): 19965
County seat: Storm Lake

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 626 187899 29643976 bu
Emmer and Spelt 1 D D
Rye 3 68 1800
Barley 3 124 D
Oats 15 158 13260 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 540 131483 6657165 bu
Popcorn 3 427 1630035 Ibs, shelled
Dry Edible Beans 3 D 522 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 148 3580 12673
Alfalfa Hay 126 2861 11148
Small Grain Hay 16 D 684
Tame Hay 24 D 778
Wild Hay 6 50 63
Grass Silage 7 102 226
Corn for Silage 36 1763 31244
Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Hazelnuts 2 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)
Bedding/Garden Plants 2 D - D
Floriculture Crops 3 D D D

 

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 714 158339 22268695 bu
Oats 89 1448 124509 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 712 150291 7087488 bu
Dry Edible Beans 3 D 522 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 209 3976 12090 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 139 2147 8291 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 45 680 1860 tons, dry
Tame Hay 55 698 1291 tons, dry
Wild Hay 18 269 381 tons dry
Grass Silage 10 182 797 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 66 2887 60043 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Sweet Corn 4 3  
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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 5 D 25 D
Florculture Crops 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: June 13, 2012

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