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Meeker County

Total population (2010 census): 23300
Total population (1990 census): 20846
County seat: Litchfield

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Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 471 128639 15334950
Wheat for Grain, Total 76 4678 187033
Spring Wheat for Grain 72 4540 182370
Winter Wheat for Grain 3 D D
Barley 9 322 17660
Oats 56 2088 137519
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Vetch 2 D D
Soybean 448 92550 3358305 bu
Sugarbeets for Sugar 3 1537 43873 tons
Dry Edible Beans 3 405 10410 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Total Hay* 338 11018 28779
Alfalfa Hay 238 6564 17324
Small Grain Hay 26 541 1113
Tame Hay 54 2423 6871
Wild Hay 111 1490 3471
Grass Silage 44 2396 16404
Corn for Silage 105 6900 85500
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 3  
Snap Beans 3 1  
Cantaloupes 3 D  
Cucumbers & Pickles 2 D  
Garlic 2 D  
Fresh Cut Herbs 2 D  
Horseradish 1 D  
Dry Onions 5 3  
Watermelons 4 3  
Tomatoes 9 13  
Green Peas 18 1345  
Potatoes 6 3  
Pumpkins 8 18  
Squash 6 5  
Sweet Corn 17 1759  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 13 53  
Apricots 1 D  
Tart Cherries 3 D  
Peaches 2 D  
Pears 3 D  
Plums and Prunes 5 4  
Hazelnuts 1 D  

Pecans

1 D  
English Walnuts 1 D  
Strawberries 3 13  
Raspberries 9 7  
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)
Aquatic Plants 2 - D D
Cut Christmas Trees 5 X 126 NA
Greenhouse Crops - - X -
Floriculture Crops 2 D - D
Nursery Stock 1 - 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 593 98655 11404354 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 136 5726 183976 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 129 5431 173431 bu
Winter Wheat for Grain 14 295 10545 bu
Barley 37 985 47595 bu
Oats 78 2407 116428 bu
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 550 95199 3261302 bu
Dry Edible Beans 4 233 3591 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 406 16899 49255 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 345 10630 36144 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 51 1241 2322 tons, dry
Tame Hay 48 604 1549 tons, dry
Wild Hay 112 1525 2687 tons dry
Grass Silage 49 2899 19746 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 162 6651 102175 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Sugar Beets for Sugar 3 225 3500 t
Cucumbers & Pickles 3 1  
Green Peas 29 1603  
Potatoes 3 2 80 bu
Pumpkins 4 D  
Squash 4 1  
Sweet Corn 20 1377  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 5 29 D
Raspberries 4 1 2650 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 8 D 452 500
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 4 X D X
Nursery Crops 4 D 33 179

*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 11, 2012

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