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Dakota County

Total population (2010 census): 398552
Total population (1990 census): 275227
County seat: Hastings

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 429 111800 16062802
Wheat for Grain, Total 59 2723 114007
Winter Wheat for Grain 25 889 36237
Barley 4 143 8616
Oats 46 879 56858
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 371 61704 2278780 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 347 10834 29239
Alfalfa Hay 293 8177 23388
Small Grain Hay 23 577 2075
Tame Hay 67 1682 3154
Wild Hay 22 398 622
Grass Silage 39 3626 28223
Corn for Silage 93 4937 85312
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 11  
Green Lima Beans 2 D  
Broccoli 21 24  
Snap Bean 83 200  
Beets 22 7  
Brussels Sprouts 2 D  
Chinese Cabbage 3 D  
Head Cabbage 37 175  
Cantaloupes 5 4  
Carrots 16 5  
Cauliflower 6 5  
Cucumbers & Pickles 41 25  
Eggplant 14 8  
Garlic 3 1  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 4 1  
Kale 1 D  
Lettuce 12 6  
Mustard Greens 1 D  
Okra 8 D  
Dry Onions 79 36  
Green Onions 4 2  
Parsley 1 D  
Chinese Peas 4 1  
Green Peas 138 5545  
Green Southern Peas 2 D  
Hot Peppers 11 9  
Sweet Peppers 19 23  
Potatoes 80 D  
Pumpkins 52 240  
Radishes 2 D  
Rhubarb 2 D  
Spinach 6 3  
Squash 56 87  
Sweet Corn 117 2398  
Tomatoes 96 D  
Turnips 1 D  
Watermelons 80 58  
Other Vegetables 6 6  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 22 105  
Tart Cherries 5 3  
Grapes 6 29  
Plums 2 D  
Hazelnuts 2 D  
Tame Blueberries 2 D  
Raspberries 12 55  
Strawberries 7 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 5 62644 X D
Floriculture Crops 30 1058678 39 9073568
Bedding/Garden Plants 24 765398 D 7312958
Cuttings, Seedlings, Liners, and Plugs 2 D D D
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 9 D 20 124245
Potted Flowering Plants 5 284030 D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 7 X 58 NA
Nursery Stock 26 D 1985 23998510
Sod Harvested 5 X 1937 2921860
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Dry Edible Peas 2 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.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 445 88550 12697826 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 91 2879 106064 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 59 2023 76017 bu
Winter Wheat for Grain 41 856 30047 bu
Barley 9 194 10390 bu
Oats 69 1372 93776 bu
Rye 3 D 2432 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 414 64453 2696216 bu
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 334 12830 35896 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 295 8683 26975 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 36 744 1991 tons, dry
Tame Hay 42 654 1247 tons, dry
Wild Hay 24 291 329 tons dry
Grass Silage 39 2458 16064 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 120 3713 65420 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage 3 56 D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 4 D  
Snap Bean 20 241  
Beets 6 2  
Head Cabbage 12 114  
Cantaloupes 13 20  
Carrots 9 2  
Cauliflower 5 7  
Cucumbers & Pickles 11 10  
Eggplant 6 3  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 10 2  
Dry Onions 14 10  
Green Onions 7 3  
Green Peas 62 3317  
Hot Peppers 12 4  
Sweet Peppers 23 22  
Potatoes 11 2164 660986 bu
Pumpkins 15 157  
Radishes 5 1  
Squash 20 100  
Sweet Corn 85 4229  
Tomatoes 34 88  
Mixed Vegetables 4 13  
Other Vegetables 10 29  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 16 181 24318 trees
Grapes 4 22 9900 vines
Raspberries 13 11 19577 lbs
Strawberries 8 27 150401 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 67 1404545 1903 14007
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 23 X 641 X
Florculture Crops 42 1372657 33 8417
Bedding/Garden Plants 40 992527 8 5653
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 5 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 8 D D 2461
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 6 X D D
Nursery Crops 19 6088 445 3010
Sod Harvested 5 X 1146 1536
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 D 128 16
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 10 2 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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