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Blue Earth County

Total population (2010 census): 64013
Total population (1990 census): 54044
County seat: Mankato

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 659 201872 32504143 bu
Barley 3 D D
Wheat for Grain, Total 26 446 24376 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 21 325 17344 bu
Oats 27 566 36106 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 616 146852 7026889 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 187 3885 12355
Alfalfa Hay 145 2651 9798
Small Grain Hay 8 176 707
Tame Hay 24 582 957
Wild Hay 34 476 893
Grass Silage 14 422 1522
Corn for Silage 40 1408 24884
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloupes 2 D  
Green Peas 11 1048  
Pumpkins 4 92  
Squash 4 27  
Sweet Corn 15 928  
Tomatoes 3 D  
Other Vegetables 3 7  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 6 34  
Grapes 9 27  
Raspberries 3 D  
Tame Blueberries 2 D  
Plums and Prunes      
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 99198 3 1730099
Bedding/Garden Plants 3 74198 - D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 6 D 3 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 5 X 13 NA
Nursery Stock 3 D 6 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 762 170142 23407774 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 38 1054 43122 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 37 D D
Oats 57 935 64666 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 788 176854 7375974 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 233 6527 18920 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 185 3574 11036 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 17 201 509 tons, dry
Tame Hay 30 1814 5427 tons, dry
Wild Hay 57 543 996 tons dry
Grass Silage 9 395 2853 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 49 1363 29344 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Cantaloupes 5 16  
Dry Onions 5 1  
Green Peas 50 2396  
Sweet Peppers 3 Z  
Pumpkins 6 23  
Squash 5 16  
Sweet Corn 37 1961  
Tomatoes 5 D  
Watermelons 4 7  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 30 2814 trees
Grapes 3 6 3350 vines
Plums and Prunes 3 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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 17 202700 66 849
Florculture Crops 7 D D 704
Bedding/Garden Plants 5 74000 D 568
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 3 X D 18
Nursery Crops 8 D 35 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 08, 2012

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