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Mecosta

Total population (2010 census): 42798
Total population (1990 census): 37308
County seat: Big Rapids

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 236 16206 1650908
Wheat for Grain, Total 42 1233 48763
Winter Wheat 42 1233 48763
Emmer and Spelt 24 148 7794
Rye 28 1036 34246
Barley 4 24 800
Oats 120 1726 84024
Grain Legumes and Other Field Crops Farms Acres Yield
Alfalfa Seed 3 74 2410 Ibs
Popcorn 6 6 1620 Ibs, Shelled
Soybeans 11 367 7871 bu
Dry Edible Beans, Excluding Dry Limas 4 1030 12160 CWT
Sugar Beets for Sugar 1 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 513 27159 49468
Alfalfa Hay 412 21283 40819
Small Grain Hay 11 219 370
Tame Hay 116 3886 6214
Wild Hay 48 1771 2065
All Haylage, Grass Silage, Greenchop 59 4081 17826
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 143 4278 48582
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 3 36 126
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 D  
Snap Bean 14 2  
Beets 10 2  
Head Cabbage 9 3  
Cantaloupes 8 3  
Carrots 4 1  
Cucumbers and Pickles 7 1  
Eggplant 4 1  
All Lettuce 4 1  
Dry Onions 10 1  
Green Onions 6 1  
Green Peas 3 D  
Sweet Peppers 6 1  
Pumpkins 8 7  
Potatoes 15 D  
Squash 14 4  
Sweet Corn 23 75  
Watermelons 10 2  
Tomatoes 19 8  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 9 76  
Grapes 3 D  
Strawberries 21 7  
Tame Blueberries 1 D  
Raspberries 15 D  
Other Crops Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 50 28808 4430 gal
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)
Floriculture Crops 8 9872 D 43795
Bedding/Garden Plants 6 4172 D 31795
Potted Flowering Plants 3 5700 - 12000
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 3 D X D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 18 X 342 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 181 12061 1105855 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 58 1409 61037 bu
Winter Wheat 57 (D) (D)
Barley 9 84 3608 bu
Oats 76 1158 57323 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 4 152 (D)
Dry Edible Beans, Excluding Dry Limas 14 2406 38395 cwt
Potatoes 6 (D) (D)
Sugar Beets for Sugar 3 (D) (D)
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 3 (D) (X)
Total Hay* 408 32852 65233 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 357 24460 51528 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 29 601 729 tons, dry
Tame Hay 71 2682 4501 tons, dry
Wild Hay 37 1161 1053 tons dry
Grass Silage 57 3948 22266 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 123 4134 48601 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage 3 90 (D)
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 9 417  
Snap Bean 4 254  
Carrots 3 (D)  
Sweet Peppers 5 2  
Pumpkins 8 25  
Squash 11 13  
Sweet Corn 6 20  
Tomatoes 4 2  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 12 143 9550 trees
Grapes 3 (D) (D)
Peaches 3 (D) (D)
Tame Blueberries 3 (D) (D)
Raspberries 4 3 2239 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped (Number of Taps) 8 148 6100
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 22 2900 568 263
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 13 (X) 57 46
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 13 - (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: March 29, 2012

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