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Becker County

Total population (2010 census): 32504
Total population (1990 census): 27881
County seat: Detroit Lakes

Extension office

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Field Crops for Grain Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 164 37761 4514135
Wheat for Grain, Total 154 45814 2202065
Spring Wheat for Grain 153 D D
Rye 7 131 3410
Barley 11 382 16585
Oats 76 3253 147906
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Sugarbeets for Sugar 17 8307 201070
Sunflower Seeds 3 390 644000 Ibs
Dry Edible Beans 6 1131 15167 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 486 34676 69532
Alfalfa Hay 329 21940 52417
Small Grain Hay 53 1836 2802
Tame Hay 116 6536 8787
Wild Hay 118 4364 5526
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 35 2836 12468
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 109 7361 99421
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop - - -
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 2  
Cucumbers and Pickles 4 1  
Rhubarb 3 Z  
Pumpkins 7 3  
Potatoes 2 D  
Squash 5 2  
Sweet Corn 8 24  
Tomatoes 2 D  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 29  
Grapes 2 D  
Raspberries 5 D  
Strawberries 1 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)
Greenhouse Crops 3 D X D
Floriculture Crops 4 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees 2 X D NA
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 D D D
Nursery Stock 2 - D D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 6 2540 500 syrup, gal

*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 178 14224 1217128 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 182 70353 2246101 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 174 69461 2221919 bu
Winter Wheat for Grain 15 892 24182 bu
Barley 93 8153 418498 bu
Oats 165 6862 347828 bu
Sunflower 10 755 1129150 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 136 58733 1800879 bu
Dry Edible Beans 17 3397 55345 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 5 242 X
Red Clover Seed 5 242 40000 lbs
Total Hay* 664 51555 115110 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 571 37204 92494 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 63 1601 2638 tons, dry
Tame Hay 108 4930 8534 tons, dry
Wild Hay 111 2903 4391 tons dry
Grass Silage 60 4917 21151 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 195 9443 111042 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage 5 94 476 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Sugar Beets for Sugar 23 4755 96623 t
Hot Peppers 3 2  
Sweet Peppers 4 2  
Potatoes 4 3 900 bu
Sweet Corn 9 40  
Tomatoes 5 4  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 7 278 trees
Grapes 3 1 90 vines
Raspberries 3 2 1030 lbs
Strawberries 6 16 51500 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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 13 410230 138 3546
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 4 X 5 X
Florculture Crops 8 D D 1788
Bedding/Garden Plants 6 145370 D 712
Nursery Crops 3 D 2 D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 3 20 3000

*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 07, 2012

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