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Otter Tail County

Total population (2010 census): 57303
Total population (1990 census): 50714
County seat: Fergus Falls

Extension office

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Cereals Farms Acres Yield (bu)
Maize=Corn 768 145465 15860102
Wheat for Grain, Total 433 60792 2407361
Durum Wheat for Grain 8 2178 107516
Winter Wheat for Grain 21 2083 78596
Barley 52 2805 159700
Buckwheat 2 D D
Canola 4 328 289104
Oats 330 15164 650884
Rye 14 1237 36060
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 568 115797 3425501 bu
Sugarbeets for Sugar 8 2733 54255 tons
Sunflower Seed, All 41 5670 6490014 Ibs
Triticale 2 D D
Dry Edible Beans 35 10116 181828 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield (tons)
Flaxseed 1 D D
Ryegrass Seed 1 D D
Alfalfa Seed 1 D D
Total Hay* 1282 80487 172264
Alfalfa Hay 1031 62666 143683
Small Grain Hay 89 2350 3203
Tame Hay 208 8680 13105
Wild Hay 260 6791 12273
Grass Silage 168 13327 57952
Corn for Silage 423 25570 245365
Sorghum for Silage 2 D D
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 1 D  
Snap Beans 7 6  
Beets 3 Z  
Head Cabbage 3 D  
Carrots 4 1  
Cucumbers & Pickles 5 3  
Ginseng 1 D  
Freshcut Herbs 2 D  
Horseradish 2 D  
Dry Onions 7 3  
Green Peas 5 D  
Sweet Peppers 4 4  
Potatoes 13 10569  
Pumpkins 7 31  
Squash 9 24  
Sweet Corn 10 92  
Tomatoes 9 14  
Watermelons 4 D  
Other Vegetables 4 6  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 8 14  
Cherries, Total NA NA  
Grapes 6 8  
Plums and Prunes 2 D  
Pecans, Native and Seedling 2 D  
Currants 1 D  
Raspberries 6 D  
Strawberries 12 46  
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 13 156668 5 1181109
Bedding/Garden Plants 12 156668 D D
Mushrooms 1 D X D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 12 X

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Nursery Stock 13 D 309 D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Taps Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 13 3791 703 gal syrup

*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 1108 116693 12261024 bu
Wheat for Grain, Total 556 72930 2505426 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 543 72144 2482310 bu
Durum Wheat for Grain 5 344 12290 bu
Winter Wheat for Grain 12 442 10826 bu
Barley 168 8367 422095 bu
Buckwheat 21 4657 75954 bu
Oats 662 26095 1379874 bu
Rye 11 304 8816 bu
Sunflower 35 2702 3370175 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybean 475 89799 3013595 bu
Dry Edible Beans 75 17464 279976 cwt
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 16 554 X
Red Clover Seed 11 249 45599 lbs
Sweetclover Seed 4 D D
Total Hay* 1585 123924 297851 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 1431 89335 240432 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 147 3388 6328 tons, dry
Tame Hay 239 6818 11149 tons, dry
Wild Hay 298 7679 11179 tons dry
Grass Silage 210 16704 86293 tons, grn
Corn for Silage 722 28970 366128 tons, grn
Sorghum for Silage 19 400 4476 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 3 7  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 8 2098 40638 t
Cucumbers & Pickles 3 D  
Dry Onions 3 D  
Potatoes 11 9101 2743786 bu
Pumpkins 3 7  
Squash 3 D  
Sweet Corn 11 105  
Tomatoes 4 D  
Fruits Farms Acres Yield
Apples 7 8 612 trees
Cherries, Total 3 1 7 trees
Sweet Cherries 3 1 7 trees
Grapes 3 D D
Raspberries 6 D 8779 lbs
Strawberries 11 20 110300 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 18 170630 497 1486
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 5 X 108 X
Florculture Crops 7 108470 D 576
Bedding/Garden Plants 7 D D D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 4 X D 106
Nursery Crops 6 D 93 584
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 6 D 335 D
Herb, Spice, Medicinal, Bioactive... Farms Acres Yield
Maple Trees Tapped 5 152 5119
Other 5 77 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 11, 2012

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