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Benton County

Total population (2010 census): 38451
Total population (1990 census): 30185
County seat: Foley

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 369 48534 3651312
Wheat for Grain, Total 29 2110 61817
Spring Wheat for Grain 18 1399 39484
Winter Wheat for Grain 15 711 22333
Barley 8 309 13300
Oats 100 2679 114922
Rye 18 937 21285
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 207 26956 510715 bu
Sunflower Seed - - -
Dry Edible Beans 2 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 488 20949 37738
Alfalfa Hay 267 11080 22454
Small Grain Hay 27 478 538
Tame Hay 204 6323 10082
Wild Hay 167 3068 4664
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 61 3337 13747
Corn for Silage or Greenchop 231 17451 158066
Sorghum for Silage or Greenchop 2 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 2  
Snap beans 4 7  
Cucumbers & Pickles 2 D  
Green Peas 3 D  
Tomatoes 4 8  
Potatoes 5 D  
Pumpkins 2 D  
Squash 4 14  
Sweet Corn 5 D  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 7 D  
Tame Blueberries 3 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)
Floriculture Crops 4 17500 2 252250
Bedding/Garden Plants 4 17500 2 252250
Greenhouse Crops 1 D X D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 11 X 301 NA
Nursery Stock 8 - D D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Maple Syrup 3 86 D
Other Crops 4 37 X

*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 483 50697 5453824 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 21 823 21274 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 16 698 17944 bu
Winter Wheat for Grain 6 125 3330 bu
Barley 37 1001 39822 bu
Oats 147 3410 146375 bu
Rye 7 412 8627 bu
Sunflower 4 84 60392 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 172 16856 579905 bu
Dry Edible Beans 3 660 12280 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 553 31036 73626 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 399 16967 49222 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 85 1432 2577 tons, dry
Tame Hay 172 4538 8965 tons, dry
Wild Hay 213 4507 6718 tons dry
Grass Silage 63 3592 18434 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 252 10386 138949 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage 4 52 560 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cucumbers & Pickles 3 D  
Green Peas 4 2  
Sweet Peppers 5 13  
Potatoes 3 2605 920000 bu
Pumpkins 7 19  
Squash 6 16  
Sweet Corn 6 179  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Strawberries 3 D 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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 13 3780 562 195
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X D 92
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 7 D D 21
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Other 3 9 X

*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 08, 2012

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