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Minnesota CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 4,375,099
State Capital: St. Paul

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For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 37630 6227640 783739207 bu
Sweet Corn for Seed 3 376 827200
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 41 2267 109199 bu
Wheat 9518 2391598 74531074 bu
Durum Wheat for Grain 30 3823 142151 bu
Spring Wheat for Grain 9051 2329490 72702523 bu
Winter Wheat for Grain 906 58285 1686400 bu
Barley 3910 433610 21915338 bu
Buckwheat 58 6719 102389 bu
Canola 451 91748 123315201 lbs
Flaxseed 81 5049 81655 bu
Oats 10122 296188 16179495 bu
Popcorn 13 857 2542216 lbs shelled
Proso Millet 9 742 17630 bu
Rye 347 14500 347407 bu
Sunflower Seed 588 99245 106405806 lbs
Triticale 3 D D
Wild Rice 34 17992 8693887 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 31292 6174563 233714926 bu
Dry Edible Beans 833 163716 2514605 cwt
Dry Edible Peas 17 611 1151920 lbs
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 197 D X
Alfalfa Seed 17 725 36870 lbs
Birdsfoot Trefoil Seed 7 1350 162400 lbs
Kentucky Bluegrass Seed 46 13023 2346985
Red Clover Seed 74 2539 336249 lbs
Sweetclover Seed 6 93 10610 lbs
Timothy Seed 44 5074 1227493 lbs
Vetch Seed 11 839 165896 lbs
Other Seeds 16 3194 327928 lbs
Total Hay* 35500 2168932 5033905 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 27640 1271521 3571907 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 3831 84428 155631 tons, dry
Tame Hay 7781 362114 552252 tons, dry
Wild Hay 7726 214469 294155 tons dry
Grass Silage 3819 236400 1379845 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 12373 438176 6482293 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 8 350 X
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 1 D D
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 174 2993 30155 tons, grn
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 85 305  
Green Lima Beans 26 730  
Snap Beans 171 5611  
Beets 68 665  
Sugar Beets for Sugar 1622 456360 8269808 tons
Broccoli 14 45  
Head Cabbage 101 453  
Cantaloups 96 139  
Carrots 77 2086  
Cauliflower 27 21  
Cucumbers and Pickles 139 439  
Eggplant 33 19  
Herbs, Fresh Cut 30 14  
Lettuce and Romaine 3 D  
Dry Onions 81 587  
Green Onions 37 57  
Green Peas 1504 76003  
Hot Peppers 46 33  
Sweet Peppers 107 206  
Potatoes 348 72434 18851460 cwt
Pumpkins 335 1799  
Radishes 23 1345  
Rhubarb 3 D  
Squash 255 951  
Sweet Corn 2057 127577  
Tomatoes 233 285  
Turnips 3 50  
Mixed Vegetables 20 33  
Watermelons 65 85  
Other Vegetables 80 331  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 482 4083 533856 trees
Cherries, Total 52 51 2165 trees
Sweet Cherries 26 25 637 trees
Tart Cherries 41 26 1528 trees
Grapes 73 98 40574 trees
Pears 27 D 358 trees
Plums and Prunes 64 50 3754
Filberts and Hazelnets 3 4 248
Other Fruits and Nuts 22 90 4877
Other Nuts 1 D D
Blackberries 3 1 1800 lbs
Tame Blueberries 44 65 107173 lbs
Currants 3 2 2700 lbs
Raspberries 243 243 267476 lbs
Strawberries 205 641 2333260 lbs
Other Berries 9 10 20601
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Total 38 40 X
Herbs, Dried 8 26 22763
Maple Trees Tapped 95 2501 135843
Ginseng 9 D D
Other 41 1330 X
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 1242 11453686 32933 153313
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 266 X 8406 X
Floriculture Crops 475 10206514 494 72222
Bedding and Garden Plants 394 6676219 227 44578
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 87 689028 159 7050
Foliage Plants 29 261560 D 2443
Potted Flowering Plants 122 2579707 D 18151
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 24 D 83 722
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 330 X 4260 11029
Mushrooms 5 D X D
Nursery Crops 333 213324 5890 46065
Sod Harvested 90 X 12249 14337
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 21 16056 165 D
Greenhouse Vegetables 52 578404 X 4316
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 251 296391 9792 4084

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.